Interviews

Cable’s latest warnings and provocations

21 May 2011 10:06

My favourite part of the Guardian’s interview with Vince Cable today? When the business secretary says that his sermonic prescriptions…

Lansley stands up for his reforms

15 May 2011 18:23

If there’s anything that stands out from Andrew Lansley’s interview with the Sunday Times (£) it is his air of…

Clegg’s implicit attack on the Tories

3 May 2011 15:03

Up until a few months ago, David Cameron and Nick Clegg tried to avoid doing big set piece broadcast interviews…

John Humphrys makes the case for voting No to AV

3 May 2011 12:06

Is AV too complex? Ask John Humphrys, who unwittingly made the case against switching system today, in conversation with David…

Miliband’s pre-election surgery

22 April 2011 10:06

Miliband-o-rama on this Good Friday, with the Labour leader spread all across the papers. The Mirror reports that he is…

Ed Miliband by numbers, April edition

20 April 2011 14:47

It’s just a single poll, sure — but Ipsos MORI’s latest is still fairly eye-catching stuff. And this is why:…

Cameron quells the storm

19 April 2011 9:10

David Cameron turned in an emollient performance on the Today Programme this morning. He declined to stoke the coalition row…

Cameron: we’re looking at doing more for the Libyan rebels

17 April 2011 13:18

As James Kirkup says, David Cameron’s appearance on Sky News this morning was intriguing. In addition to trying to reassure…

The consequences of political abuse

6 April 2011 18:52

Nick Clegg’s interview with Jemima Khan (née Goldsmith), in which he admits to crying regularly to music, is already coming…

Nick Clegg was claiming that the NHS reforms were the Lib Dems’ idea just three months ago

6 April 2011 11:05

Ahead of this morning’s Cameron, Clegg, Lansley event on the NHS, it is worth reminding ourselves of what Nick Clegg…

Exclusive: the man who saved the Zurbarans

31 March 2011 10:31

The drama over Durham’s Zurbaran paintings has reached an extraordinary conclusion — and one that is revealed exclusively in this…

Livingstone: Londoners won’t know what I’m planning until after I’m elected

15 March 2011 10:41

Ken Livingstone was out on the stump in Croydon yesterday. So far, Livingstone has not made any election pledges; his…

Cuddly Ken comes out snarling, and sneering

19 February 2011 11:00

Another Saturday, another interview with Ken Clarke. This time, the bruised bruiser has been talking to the FT and the remarkable…

A disheartening story

5 February 2011 12:20

A sad juxtaposition between David Cameron’s defence of liberal values and the Times’s interview (£) with Paul Maynard, the Tory…

Coffee House interview: Julian Astle

3 February 2011 12:37

Open any mass-circulation newspaper and you will find plenty of insider’s information about the Tory party. But precious little is…

Ten things you need to know about the NHS reforms

31 January 2011 15:36

At last we have it: a defence of the coalition’s NHS reforms that is worthy of the name. It came…

Has Maude shut the door in Boris’s face?

29 January 2011 16:32

Nigel Lawson and Francis Maude are both interviewed in the Telegraph today, and the results are very different in each…

Ten points about the Ed Balls interview

29 January 2011 10:33

Ed Balls gets personal in his interview with the Times (£) today, but not in the way you might expect.…

Coffee House interview: Ursula Brennan

28 January 2011 17:57

Few government jobs are as demanding as that of Permanent Under-Secretary, or PUS, in the Ministry of Defence. With Liam…

The Lib Dems reject Ed Miliband’s overtures (again)

26 January 2011 16:29

What a joy it is to watch Ed Miliband contort and twist so that he can offer a hand of…