Chief Political Commentator, The Observer
The Observer's award-winning Chief Political Commentator, critically-acclaimed broadcaster and author of Number One best-seller, The End of the Party.
guardian.co.uk — This week, the prime minister gets to be a president: president of the G8 summit that opens at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland tomorrow. In the eight years that have passed since Britain last hosted the club, much has changed.
guardian.co.uk — You look at your watch. You tap your feet. You have waited ages for someone at the top of the Labour party to say something of significance and you are reaching the despairing conclusion that nothing will ever turn up. And then two big speeches arrive together.
guardian.co.uk — Reports of the grisly death of Drummer Lee Rigby on the streets of London first reached David Cameron as he travelled with François Hollande from an EU summit in Brussels to Paris. By the time they reached Gare du Nord, the prime minister had decided to curtail his planned talks with the French president in order to get himself back to Britain.
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