Daniel Wainwright

You-kip and you might lose Dave

The Tory conference was supposed to be the chance to unite the party against a common foe before the next General Election.

Who can we trust with the NHS?

Stafford Hospital

The National Health Service will be one of the main battlegrounds for the next election and the West Midlands is going to see some of the fiercest fights.

Has Hitler row damaged UKIP?

UKIP's Bill Etheridge

UKIP’s Bill Etheridge learned a rather valuable lesson this week about public speaking - that it’s generally a bad idea to say anything that could be construed as positive about Adolf Hitler.

Spinners unspun are not much fun

Osborne 10 PM 14

George Osborne’s announcement that the £353 million ‘super’ hospital for the Black Country can finally go ahead is a big one.

Politics has failed education

Tony Blair’s three priorities were ‘education, education, education’. But I’m not so sure he or anyone else has managed to achieve even the first one.