Politics

Can anyone stop Boris?

31 March 2016 2:00 pm

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

Osborne’s Budget brings politics home again

19 March 2016 9:00 am

George Osborne used to tell his aides to prepare every budget as if it were their last: to throw in…

Budget brings the focus back to Britain

17 March 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thespectatorpodcast-politicalcorrectness-budget2016andraves/media.mp3 George Osborne used to tell his aides to prepare every budget as if it were their last: to…

George Osborne can still see off Boris Johnson. Here's how

12 March 2016 9:00 am

When George Osborne last stood up to deliver a budget, he had reached his post-election apotheosis. His economic (and political)…

Osborne can still see off Boris

10 March 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thedeportationgame/media.mp3 When George Osborne last stood up to deliver a budget, he had reached his post-election apotheosis. His economic…

Will David Cameron pull his pro-EU punches to help the Tories reunite?

5 March 2016 9:00 am

If Downing Street’s calculations are correct, next week will see politics begin to return to normal. We’ll all move on…

Will Cameron pull his punches to help the Tories reunite?

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/donaldtrumpsangryamerica/media.mp3 If Downing Street’s calculations are correct, next week will see politics begin to return to normal. We’ll all…

Jeremy Corbyn is the ‘out’ campaign’s secret weapon

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Europe has opened up an unbridgeable chasm in the Conservative party. Labour remains, near as dammit, united. On the EU…

Meet the ‘out’ campaign’s secret weapon: Jeremy Corbyn

25 February 2016 3:00 pm

Europe has opened up an unbridgeable chasm in the Conservative party. Labour remains, near as dammit, united. On the EU…

Cameron’s first EU referendum battle: shutting up his own MPs

20 February 2016 9:00 am

On the day that David Cameron delivered his Bloomberg speech, the 2013 address in which he committed himself to a…

Cameron’s first EU referendum battle: shutting up his own MPs

18 February 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/putinsendgameinsyria/media.mp3 On the day that David Cameron delivered his Bloomberg speech, the 2013 address in which he committed himself…

David Cameron is presenting all the wrong arguments for staying in the EU

13 February 2016 9:00 am

It is normally in the final, frantic days of a campaign that a multitude of dubious claims are made. But…

Lies, damned lies and the EU

11 February 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thenextrefugeecrisis/media.mp3 It is normally in the final, frantic days of a campaign that a multitude of dubious claims are…

Sorry establishment Republicans, The Donald isn’t dead yet

6 February 2016 9:00 am

If Donald Trump had won in Iowa on Monday night, everybody would still be saying what a brilliant candidate he…

The Donald isn’t dead yet

4 February 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/fightingovercrumbs-euroscepticsandtheeudeal/media.mp3 If Donald Trump had won in Iowa on Monday night, everybody would still be saying what a brilliant…

The new sceptics’ case for staying in the EU: it’ll sink soon anyway

30 January 2016 9:00 am

As Tory ministers wrestle with their consciences before the EU referendum, an intriguing new argument for voting to stay has…

Stay or leave, Europe is sinking anyway

28 January 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/whysexmatters-thedeathofsportandistheeusinkingwhetherbrexithappensornot-/media.mp3 As Tory ministers wrestle with their consciences before the EU referendum, an intriguing new argument for voting to…

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The centre-right is failing worldwide, so what’s David Cameron’s secret?

23 January 2016 9:00 am

There are times when Westminster’s obsession with US politics is embarrassing for even the strongest believer in the Anglo-American relationship.…

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The centre-right is failing world-wide – so what’s the secret of Cameron’s success?

21 January 2016 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/donaldtrumpsrise-racismattheoscarsandcameronscentre-rightsecret/media.mp3 There are times when Westminster’s obsession with US politics is embarrassing for even the strongest believer in the…

Jeremy Corbyn is untouchable now

9 January 2016 9:00 am

There have been few more pathetic displays of political impotence than the tweets sent by shadow cabinet members paying tribute…

Corbyn is untouchable now

7 January 2016 3:00 pm

There have been few more pathetic displays of political impotence than the tweets sent by shadow cabinet members paying tribute…

Can Cameron really offer the best of both worlds in the EU referendum?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

By this time next year Britain will, if the government has its way, have voted on whether or not this…

Exit strategy vs stay-in power

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

By this time next year Britain will, if the government has its way, have voted on whether or not this…

After Jeremy Corbyn’s Syria shambles, step forward Major Dan Jarvis . . . the new Labour-saving device

5 December 2015 9:00 am

It makes no sense for Britain to bomb Islamic State in Iraq but not Syria. Attacking a group that does…

After Labour’s Syria shambles, step forward Major Dan

3 December 2015 3:00 pm

Listen http://rss.acast.com/viewfrom22/thegreendelusion/media.mp3 It makes no sense for Britain to bomb Islamic State in Iraq but not Syria. Attacking a group…