Michael Adebowale made no attempt to hide his rage or his thirst for revenge in his online conversation with a jihadi leader in Yemen. Because of murders of Muslims, as he put it, by the British military in Iraq and Afghanistan, he would execute a British soldier.
Contrasting the extraordinary effectiveness of the airline industry with what he sees as the chronic record of failure in Whitehall, Dominic Cummings has painted a striking picture of the sort of accountability culture he would like to see imposed on civil servants.
Norman Baker has been making use of the freedom of Parliament’s backbenches since he resigned his old job as a Home Office minister. Today, the Lib Dem MP took advantage of health questions in the Commons to put the case for legalising the use of cannabis for medical purposes.
Plays about politics have always made me nervous. Both as a viewer and a writer. I think everyone has sat in a theatre and felt lectured to. I hope I haven’t written any of those plays, but it’s possible. The trouble is when I feel I’m being told, or am telling others, what to think. So Hope is an attempt to write a play around a question, rather than around […]