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The Waugh Room!

RSS News, gossip and insight from PoliticsHome Editor Paul Waugh

Silly, stupid things, words

Ever since he helped draft Gordon Brown's five (unpassable) tests for UK membership of the euro, Ed Balls has long been a Brussels sceptic. And it was no surprise when he last year said it would be 'stupid' for Labour...

Troy of the Rovers

  The phrase 'Trojan horse' has dogged the Birmingham schools row ever since an alleged 'hoax' letter included the dreaded words. But it seems that a member of the Cabinet actually first used the phrase in connecti...

The IDS of June

When I interviewed him earlier this year, Iain Duncan Smith was clearly proud of one of his ancestors who had triumphed over European foes. Admiral Adam Duncan, who defeated the Dutch in the Battle of Camperdown in th...

Through The Keyhole...

  As Lloyd Grossman used to say, 'Who lives in a house like this....?' This attractive six bedroom home in one of the nicest spots in Putney has just been put on the market by Winkworth's for a cool £4.3 million. ...

'Not So Fabulous' Baker Boys

The infamous Home Office impact assessment on England's World Cup chances attracted lots of attention yesterday and in today's papers. Sources close to Theresa May insisted that this was all the work of a 'Statto' off...

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