Penny Mordaunt in the House of Commons today. Photo: BBC.

Audio: Penny Mordaunt gives the ‘Loyal Address’ following the Queen’s Speech

4 June 2014 18:20

Penny Mordaunt, the Conservative MP for Portsmouth North, become the second women in the Queen’s reign to give the Loyal Address — Parliament’s formal thanks to the Monarch for her speech… Continue reading

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The week, in audio

20 September 2013 16:05

Britain’s no3 political party held their annual conference this week. But before that, the Liberal Democrats met in Glasgow. The week started with Nick Clegg evading questions about Vince Cable’s… Continue reading


Syria, schools, David Frost and Universal Credit – this week in audio

7 September 2013 13:55

It’s been a varied week on Coffee House, with domestic matters rearing their head once again while Syria continues to dominate the news agenda. Isabel, James and Douglas sat down… Continue reading

Has Ed Miliband brought his party together? Photo: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images.

The View from 22 – Labour conference special

2 October 2012 20:36

Ed Miliband’s speech to the Labour conference this afternoon was undoubtably his best speech yet and has revitalised the Labour cause.The Spectator team have gathered this evening in Manchester for… Continue reading