George Osborne

Boris Johnson rules out standing as MP in 2015 general election

Mon 3 Mar, AT 13:02
The Mole

Mayor had been keeping his options open: but 'dirty tricks' speculation has forced his hand

Boris Johnson and David Cameron

Is David Cameron calling Boris’s bluff?

One-Minute Read
Sat 1 Mar, AT 07:30

PM urges Boris Johnson to stand for Parliament at the 2015 general election

George Osborne

Scotland can issue 'Braveheart bonds' but they will cost more

One-Minute Read
Wed 19 Feb, AT 12:54

Osborne gives Scotland more fiscal powers in 'historic moment' but SNP insists it is 'nothing new'

George Osborne: housing shortage will last for ten years

One-Minute Read
Wed 5 Feb, AT 11:33

Chancellor defends Help to Buy scheme but says more needs to be done to tackle housing imbalance

David Cameron in deep water: will Tory rebels push him under?

Fri 31 Jan, AT 10:36
The Mole

From growth to bust: if ever proof were needed that a week is a long time in politics, this was it

'Costa living' McVey tipped as new, populist Tory chairman

Fri 24 Jan, AT 11:20
The Mole

Treasury figures saying we're actually better off are questionable: can a blunt Liverpudlian do better?

IMF growth upgrade: Tories' chance to taunt Ed Balls

Tue 21 Jan, AT 10:19
The Mole

Good economic news for George Osborne means whispering campaign against Balls will continue

Don Brind

Rennard: as Lib Dems squirm it's good news for Labour

Tue 21 Jan, AT 08:46
Don Brind

Anything that damages Nick Clegg is a boost for Ed Miliband as polls continue to back Labour

George Osborne

Osborne's call for minimum wage rise is 'cunning politics'

First Reaction
Fri 17 Jan, AT 10:35

Press agrees rise is needed, but says timing of announcement is attack on Ed Miliband

Miliband bank debacle: has he just thrown away the election?

Fri 17 Jan, AT 14:15
The Mole

The value of taxpayer-owned banks drops by £1bn – and Osborne outflanks him with £7 minimum wage support