Politics

Enjoy the honeymoon, Theresa. It won’t last

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Theresa May has been keen to stress that she doesn’t want this country or her government to be defined by…

Enjoy the honeymoon, Theresa. It won’t last

21 July 2016 1:00 pm

Theresa May has been keen to stress that she doesn’t want this country or her government to be defined by…

The pollster who called it wrong. Again

2 July 2016 9:00 am

A few hours after voting started in the European Union referendum, Populus released its final opinion poll showing a ten-point…

Cameron’s appointment with fear

18 June 2016 9:00 am

The best thing that can be said for David Cameron’s current predicament is that he has been here before. His…

Cameron’s appointment with fear

16 June 2016 1:00 pm

The best thing that can be said for David Cameron’s current predicament is that he has been here before. His…

Brexit: the first 100 days

9 June 2016 1:00 pm

The Spectator Podcast Christopher Meyer, James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss the first 100 days of Brexit At 5.15 a.m.…

In this EU referendum, every vote will be a leap in the dark

4 June 2016 9:00 am

Complaining about the EU referendum campaign has become an integral part of the referendum; even Delia Smith has got in…

The right question at the wrong time

2 June 2016 1:00 pm

Complaining about the EU referendum campaign has become an integral part of the referendum; even Delia Smith has got in…

The EU referendum has shown us the real David Cameron

28 May 2016 9:00 am

Westminster has a tendency to get ahead of itself. MPs want to discuss the aftermath of an event long before…

This referendum has shown us the real Cameron

26 May 2016 1:00 pm

Westminster has a tendency to get ahead of itself. MPs want to discuss the aftermath of an event long before…

Don’t rule out Referendum Two: the Tory ‘Leave’ genie’s out of the bottle

21 May 2016 9:00 am

As the Queen read out her government’s agenda on Wednesday morning, David Cameron could have been forgiven for thinking about…

Don’t rule out a second referendum

19 May 2016 1:00 pm

As the Queen read out her government’s agenda on Wednesday morning, David Cameron could have been forgiven for thinking about…

Labour can't learn from its mistakes. Here's why

14 May 2016 9:00 am

By now, Labour should be rather good at post-defeat inquests. Plenty have been conducted over the years and the drill…

Will Labour never learn?

12 May 2016 1:00 pm

By now, Labour should be rather good at post-defeat inquests. Plenty have been conducted over the years and the drill…

Enter Boris Johnson, eyes on the prize

7 May 2016 9:00 am

After an eight-year detour into municipal government, Boris Johnson has now returned to national politics. The former mayor of London…

Enter Boris, eyes on the prize

5 May 2016 1:00 pm

Listen http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/262486539-the-spectator-podcast-erdogans-europe.mp3 After an eight-year detour into municipal government, Boris Johnson has now returned to national politics. The former mayor…

The elections no one has even heard of

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Britain goes to the polls next week. Yet this has barely registered on the media radar. These aren’t the forgotten…

Elections? What elections?

28 April 2016 1:00 pm

Listen http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/261189280-the-spectator-podcast-the-wrong-right.mp3 Britain goes to the polls next week. Yet this has barely registered on the media radar. These aren’t…

David Cameron is heading for a hollow victory in the EU referendum

23 April 2016 9:00 am

‘Nothing except a battle lost can be half as melancholy as a battle won,’ wrote the Duke of Wellington after…

Cameron’s heading for a hollow victory

21 April 2016 1:00 pm

Listen http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/260046943-the-spectator-podcast-obamas-eu-intervention-the-pms.mp3 ‘Nothing except a battle lost can be half as melancholy as a battle won,’ wrote the Duke of…

David Cameron’s plan for a graceful exit all hinges on the EU referendum

16 April 2016 9:00 am

The year 2019 seems a long way away. Whether or not David Cameron can stay in office until then is…

Cameron’s plan for a graceful exit all hinges on the referendum

14 April 2016 1:00 pm

The year 2019 seems a long way away. Whether or not David Cameron can stay in office until then is…

Zac's campaign is as good as over; Labour will retake London

9 April 2016 9:00 am

The Labour plotters who dream of ousting Jeremy Corbyn had high hopes for the local elections on 5 May. They…

Do the Tories want to lose London?

7 April 2016 1:00 pm

The Labour plotters who dream of ousting Jeremy Corbyn had high hopes for the local elections on 5 May. They…

Who is the Tories’ ‘Stop Boris’ candidate?

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Most MPs greet the parliamentary recess with a sense of relief. But Conservatives are welcoming this Easter break like the…