Archive of 8 October 2012
The government fell for Labour's trap when it went ahead with high speed rail. This expensive new toy isn't worth the money.
For a political class with little genuine experience of poverty, David Lammy's book on the riots of 2011 makes important reading.
A Home Office minister argues for the democratic legitimacy of local police and crime commissioners
George Osborne has some new rhetoric and a couple of intriguing new policies. But does it all add up?
"We have the people at our side," Osborne declared. Is he seeing something we're not?