Field Reports

News and views from the Field team

News

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    The Rise and Rise of Mogg-Mania

    You heard it here first. The Field team pegged Jacob Rees-Mogg as 2017’s Rising Star in our annual Word From...

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    May the Games (of Thrones) Continue

    Rumours have swirled through the corridors of Westminster this week that a coup against Theresa May might be close,...

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    Kober and Out

    The new political make up of Labour’s National Executive Council has portended a radical shift in the application of power within the...

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    Unhealthy Intervention

    In an extraordinary move this week, allies of the Brexit-backing Foreign Secretary briefed newspapers that he was planning to...

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    Will the NEC Let Things Be?

      Decisions made by Labour’s National Executive Committee seldom make front page news, but following the recent landslide of...

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    Carillion Dollar Question

    Politics has been dominated this week by the collapse of Carillion, a huge outsourcing behemoth from hospitals to housing...

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    It’s a Jon Lans-lide

    As the Prime Minister grappled with the fall-out of the Carillion collapse this week, her opposite number on the...

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    May’s Shuffle Kerfuffle

    The second week of January is around the time that New Year’s Resolutions start getting broken, and if Theresa...

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    Tories Try To Detox

      In the early 2000s, a rising star, one Theresa May, argued that the Tories were seen by some...

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    2017 Politician of the Year

    These awards sparked fierce debate in the Field Towers but this year, not this one. Honourable mentions are deserved...

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    2017’s Loser of the Year

    Politics is a vicious game and 2017 has offered up many losers. The Conservative Party’s General Election campaign, and...

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    Brexit Border Blindspot

    Over the next week, there will be a crunch decision about moving EU-UK talks to what our future trade...

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    Check Against Delivery

    While the Budget is generally seen as the Government’s foremost economic announcement of the year, a new candidate entered...

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    The Rail Strategy: A Political Analysis

    Over the last 12 months, most of the political running on rail policy has been made by the Labour...

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    McDonnell’s Media Muddle

    A few hiccups aside, Philip Hammond’s Budget has not unravelled at the pace Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn might have...

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