• Back to the day job: SNP conference 2017

    Back to the day job: SNP conference 2017

    The SNP approaches conference season with a renewed focus on the "day job" in the Scottish Parliament. 

    Nick Eardley
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  • Come what May: Conservative Party conference 2017

    Come what May: Conservative Party conference 2017

    Asa Bennett
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  • From the Lobby: Party conference special

    From the Lobby: Party conference special

    It’s September, and silly season is (we hope) finally at an end. Time to put Big Ben blubbing and Venezuelan vacillations to one side and...

  • Preparing for power: Labour conference 2017

    Preparing for power: Labour conference 2017

    The last two Labour party conferences have had a strange, divided feeling, reflecting the split between Jeremy Corbyn and the majority of his backbenchers.

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  • Lib Dem party conference is a 'cross between freshers' week and a Star Trek convention'

    Lib Dem party conference is a 'cross between freshers' week and a Star Trek convention'

    British politics has always tended to create drama, from noble tragedies to farcical melodramas. But in recent years it seems to have been in a...

  • From the Lobby

    From the Lobby

    The 2017 General Election was a serious shock to the UK body politic. Theresa May went into the campaign as the ‘strong and stable’ leader...

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