Robert Peston

Why Boris Johnson’s team fear the tide is moving against him

2 July 2019 6:44 pm

William Hague is not noted for agonies of self-doubt. But the former Tory leader’s judgement, in his Telegraph column on…

Why neither Boris nor Hunt can stop a no-deal Brexit

27 June 2019 12:37 am

There is a lot of confusion about Boris Johnson’s approach to Brexit. And that is deliberate because the candidate has yet…

Why Tory members don’t care about the Carrie Symonds row

24 June 2019 8:24 pm

This is what a senior member of the cabinet told me this morning about whether Boris Johnson’s prospects of becoming…

Who will face Boris in the final stage of the Tory leadership contest?

19 June 2019 8:20 pm

This is my scenario for how the last two days of the MPs’ stage of the Tory leadership ballot will…

How Boris and Corbyn could both be undone by Brexit

7 June 2019 12:52 am

When the influential Tory ERG Brexiter Steve Baker refused last night on my programme to deny Boris Johnson is closer to his…

Will Boris Johnson save or sink the Tory party?

5 June 2019 6:48 am

Now that the Tory party has confirmed we’ll know the identity of its new leader and therefore in theory our…

Theresa May could be gone by the first week of June

9 May 2019 5:30 pm

The 1922 executive committee thinks it has finally laid a surefire trap for Theresa May – by securing a promise from…

When will Theresa May be removed by her party?

7 May 2019 10:48 pm

I understand Sir Graham Brady – chairman of the 1922 committee and therefore representative of all Tory MPs – expects…

Britain’s Brexit fate is now in Emmanuel Macron’s hands

9 April 2019 3:30 am

Our Brexit fate is in the hands of France’s president Macron – which is “not a wholly comfortable state of…

Could Theresa May cancel Brexit?

8 April 2019 7:26 pm

Is the de facto Brexit default now revoking Article 50 this week rather than a no-deal Brexit on 12 April?…

Has a Brexit breakthrough been reached at last?

5 April 2019 4:36 pm

There has been considerable and widespread cynicism about the talks between the Government and Labour about a compromise that could…

A no-deal Brexit or general election are now likelier than ever

30 March 2019 5:01 am

Maybe I am simply in the thrall of the powerful emotions manifested by MPs in their debate on Friday, but…

Theresa May’s offer to the DUP

18 March 2019 6:33 am

The prime minister’s frantic last attempt to persuade Northern Ireland’s DUP to back her third meaningful vote on Tuesday involves…

We’re now heading for a no-deal Brexit – but not just yet

13 March 2019 7:26 am

A member of the Cabinet uttered just one word to me about this latest humiliating defeat for the Prime Minister…

If anyone knows May’s secret plan, it’s Philip

12 January 2019 9:00 am

As a hack who lived and breathed the financial crisis, you might think that at the start of 2008 and…

Corbyn knows elections are won on social media but the Tories have barely logged on

18 November 2017 9:00 am

There is a naive belief at the top of government that because the Tories are only a fart’s yard behind…