Steve Hilton

Ten Things You May Not Know About Steve Hilton

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Politics

Steve Hilton, David Cameron's friend, confidant and miles-out-of-the-box thinking director of strategy, will not be making a return to British politic...

Yes Minister: Civil Service Could Be Politicised Under Radical Reform Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Politics

The government is considering giving ministers the power to hire and fire top civil servants in a radical shake up that could bring in a system of Ame...

The Mythology of Employment Law

Martin Edwards | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK
Martin Edwards

For a branch of law intended, at the time of its creation less than half a century ago, to be simple, accessible and non-legalistic, employment law has become shrouded by an extraordinary number of myths and misconceptions.

Radical Civil Service Cuts 'Not Remotely' The Policy Of No.10, Insists Cabinet Secretary

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Politics

The suggestion that the civil service could be cut by up to 90% is not the policy of the prime minister or "anyone else in Number 10", the cabinet sec...

Political Review: Summit Wrong

Richard Marsh | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Politics
Richard Marsh

I give you, courtesy of Conservative Home, a website offering therapy for frustrated Tories, this unattractive vignette: "Mr Hilton was also accused of being unprofessional: turning up at the meeting in shorts and a T-shirt, clutching a plastic bag full of oranges. As the meeting went on, Mr Hilton is said to have started 'inexpertly' peeling an orange, getting juice all over the crotch of his brushed cotton shorts.

Top 5 Radical Ways To Save The Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

Business leaders have suggested a single 30% rate of tax be introduced in the UK, in what is the latest piece of advice to help boost the nation's str...

Trust Boots: Parenting Vouchers Available At High Street Chemist

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

The government is to issue £100 vouchers for parenting classes in an attempt to stem the breakdown of family discipline blamed by ministers for last ...

Ned Simons

Douglas Carswell: 'I Have A Sense Of Humour But It's Not Funny'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Politics

The veteran Tory backbench MP who was told to "get a sense of humour" by David Cameron on Wednesday has said the impact of the Budget on voters is not...

Steve Hilton Guru Is Back On Twitter, Who Else Should You Follow?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Politics

Steve Hilton is back - or at least the person tweeting as @SteveHiltonGuru is. This news has sent shockwaves through the political Twitterverse, a...

Political Review: Hype Over Hilton

Richard Marsh | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Politics
Richard Marsh

Half a week on, and there is still no sign of another "radical thinker" stepping forward to fill the huge void in our lives left by the departure of Steve Hilton, the prime minister's 'Director of Strategy'. The talk is whether Mr Cameron, his government and perhaps the country, can survive.

Cameron's Director Of Strategy Steve Hilton To Leave No.10

Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron's director of strategy Steve Hilton is to leave Downing Street for a year in order to teach in California, it has been announced. Acc...

Role of Government in a Capitalist Society

Hugh Salmon | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

I cannot believe our politicians have only just realised that the role of government in a capitalist society is the most fundamental problem they need to solve.

Outrageous: Downing Street Reacts To Bell Pottinger Boasts

PA | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Politics

A leading lobbying company has been secretly taped claiming to be able to directly influence David Cameron and other senior government figures. Exe...

Featherstone Interview Exposes Coalition Tensions

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK Politics

Lynne Featherstone, the Liberal Democrat equalities minister, has attacked the "hideous" ideas of David Cameron's closest aides in a sign of coalition...

Civil Service Gold Card 'Cover Up'

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 13.10.2011 | UK Politics

Ministers are locked in an extraordinary power battle with Britain's most senior civil servant over the scandal of taxpayer-funded credit cards. ...

Abolish Maternity Leave, Says David Cameron's Advisor

www.ft.com | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Politics

Steve Hilton, David Cameron's enigmatic strategy director, has startled colleagues by proposing the abolition of maternity leave and all consumer righ...