Matthew Goodwin

Boris Johnson’s coalition of voters is falling apart

1 January 2022 2:55 am

Boris Johnson enters the third year of his premiership in a much weaker position than when he started it. Alongside…

Boris Johnson could quickly come unstuck

30 June 2020 4:13 am

The Conservative party is no longer the party of the rich, while the Labour party is no longer the party…


Will coronavirus revive liberalism — or deliver it a fatal blow?

24 March 2020 5:13 am

Politicians, said the historian A.J.P. Taylor, do not create the current of events. They can only float along with them…

The death of populism has been greatly exaggerated

8 February 2020 8:00 pm

Have we reached peak populism? This is the question being asked after a recent regional election in Italy delivered a…

Brexit party voters will decide Boris Johnson’s fate

11 October 2019 11:00 pm

The fate of Boris Johnson’s premiership will be determined by Nigel Farage and the Brexit party. Even if a Brexit…

Ukip is back thanks to the Chequers backlash

28 July 2018 9:00 am

The UK Independence Party might be about to make a comeback. Ever since Theresa May’s Chequers deal on Brexit, which…