Articles by Anne McElvoy
Despite surface similarities, the coalition’s modus operandi owes more to Tony Blair than it does to Margaret Thatcher
Labour’s new leader made a smart choice in picking his shadow chancellor, now he must establish what it means to be a Milibandite
Cuts to jobs and services are reopening the wounds of the Thatcher era, but that doesn’t mean an automatic boost for Labour
Some of the coalition’s most vocal detractors come from within. But Cameron and Clegg’s foes aren’t strong enough to trouble them yet
As Mandelson publishes his take on Labour’s election loss, what effect are these snap memoirs having on the political system?
Cameron and Clegg promised a referendum on an electoral system neither actually likes. Such a vote is bound to strain their union
Labour’s to-do list: spring clean, find new leader (and policies), reposition party without alienating voters in the marginals
The British love a good competition—and the televised leaders’ debates triumphed by turning the election campaign into just that
Anne McElvoy / April 26, 2010
You can tell this is now a serious fight for Gordon Brown by the fact he has joined the open-necked shirt brigade. At the weekend, he was on screen in a blinding white shirt, open by a sedate one...