Brighton

In the battle between Brighton’s snobs and plebs, I know what side I’m on

21 April 2016 17:04

Many people have described what it’s like to find themselves the target of an internet lynch mob. Perhaps more unusually, the…

The Spectator Podcast: Cameron’s ‘Project Fear’, David Bowie’s politics and Brighton’s Brideshead set

14 January 2016 9:02

In this week’s issue, James Forsyth reveals the strategy that David Cameron will use to campaign for Britain to stay in…

In photos: the Corbynisation of Labour conference

27 September 2015 17:43

The main halls and speeches at party conferences tend to be the least interesting parts — the words are briefed…

Labour conference 2015: Sunday fringe guide

27 September 2015 11:01

Good morning comrades! Labour’s annual conference kicks off in sunny Brighton today and it’s set to be one of the…

Jeremy Corbyn at the TUC: Cameron and Osborne are ‘poverty deniers’

15 September 2015 18:03

Jeremy Corbyn has delivered the second speech of his leadership at the TUC conference in Brighton this afternoon and it was…

A day on the campaign trail with Labour and Ed Miliband

6 May 2015 10:48

On Monday, I hopped aboard the Labour ‘battle bus’ for a day on the campaign trail with Ed Miliband. Although…

Who would have thought the Greens would be so rubbish with rubbish in Brighton?

18 April 2015 10:00

On Thursday Natalie Bennett spoke during the BBC Challengers’ Debate of the positive change Caroline Lucas has brought to British politics…

Green MP hides mention of party from campaign literature

29 January 2015 11:08

The Greens may be in the middle of a national ‘surge’, with more than 50,000 members, but in one part…

I can’t stand the Green Party but they probably deserve their place in the TV debates

23 January 2015 10:58

An email arrives from the excellent Zoe Williams, Guardian columnist and leftyagitfem middle-class propagandist. It requests that I should sign…

Podcast: Tory-Ukip relations, terrorist negotiations and Brighton’s Green problems

16 October 2014 8:56

In this week’s issue, Lord Pearson, the former leader of Ukip, describes how he tried to offer the Tories a pact before the last…

Brighton has become an object lesson in why it is a disaster to vote Green

15 October 2014 14:06

I have just moved back to Brighton, and I am happy to report that it remains as shambolic as ever.…

Coffee Shots: Iain Dale’s rumble by the seaside

24 September 2013 9:19

Damian McBride certainly seems to have brought the edge back to Labour politics. LBC’s Iain Dale got into a fight…