Isabel Hardman

Isabel Hardman is assistant editor of The Spectator and edits the Coffee House blog. She also presents Radio 4’s Week in Westminster.

How Eurosceptics will squeeze Cameron

6 September 2014 9:00 am

Tory backbenchers, who have been happy for months, are once more sunk in gloom, sitting in dejected huddles in the…

David Cameron's next big European mistake

30 August 2014 9:00 am

David Cameron loathes European Union summits, and with reason: they seldom go well for him. He has been ambushed by…

David Cameron's fog of war

23 August 2014 9:00 am

It was clear that things were going wrong for David Cameron when he had to say that his position on…

It costs £34,000 to become an MP. No wonder they expect higher pay

16 August 2014 9:00 am

Mark Simmonds has been in politics long enough to know not to expect much sympathy from his constituents. He resigned…

For Boris, choosing the right seat will only be half the battle

9 August 2014 9:00 am

Boris Johnson is to stand as an MP in 2015 — but where? In the next few weeks, his secret…

The descent of man

Save the male! Britain's crisis of masculinity

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Last week saw another victory in the battle for equal pay. Workers in Swansea are now looking forward to receiving…

The fight for compassionate Conservatism

18 January 2014 9:00 am

‘Has the Secretary of State, like me, managed to watch programmes such as Benefits Street and On Benefits & Proud?…

Ed Miliband's immigration nightmare

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Victor Spirescu came to Britain last week looking for work washing cars, but seems to have landed himself with a…

The PM is preparing for another coalition. His colleagues have other plans

31 August 2013 9:00 am

Conservatives have been returning to their Westminster offices this week to find the wind behind them. Something suddenly seems to…