Commentary and analysis of recent political events
Mandela’s funeral dominates the news today.
Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected the advice of his advisor Nadhim Zahawi that child benefit is only paid for the first two children. Why mention it then?
Pope says that he is not a Marxist but does not consider it an insult.
Illiberal benefits cuts increase evictions of poor families.
MPs to be given honesty training. MPs are apparently the most mistrusted profession – ahead of bankers, journalists, estate agents and second-hand car salesmen!