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Behind the scenes at a Brexit Party rally: why Labour and the Tories should be terrified

18 May 2019 1:27 am

In a small town in the Black Country last night, a political rally took place which should have the two main…

Theresa May’s successor should be careful what they wish for

17 May 2019 4:34 am

Let’s assume this really is the start of the last act of Theresa May’s premiership. Let’s assume too that her…

The twisted truth about Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party

14 May 2019 10:17 pm

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party pretends to stand for the traditional values of old England: Parliamentary sovereignty, patriotism and decency. However little…

How do the Project Fear prophets explain the good news about Britain’s economy?

10 May 2019 11:15 pm

Of course, we shouldn’t read too much into a set of good economic figures when they are so obviously down…

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…

A crowdfunded prosecution of Boris Johnson is nothing to celebrate

7 May 2019 11:22 pm

I have often wondered what would happen if politicians were bound by the same rules as advertisers, or if manifestos…

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…

How the Tories can turn their dire election results around

4 May 2019 2:46 am

The local election results are dire for both the Tories and Labour. The Tories have lost over a thousand seats—and…

Is the Guardian practising what it preaches on climate change?

2 May 2019 8:11 pm

The Guardian has an advertisement today from Sainsbury’s. Nothing wrong with that; respectable paper, respectable retailer. It’s the nature of the…

Will May continue to avoid naming a date for her departure?

25 April 2019 3:20 am

The executive of the 1922 Committee have decided not to change its rules which prevent another vote of no confidence…

How Britain can make life difficult for the EU during the Brexit extension

15 April 2019 6:00 pm

It is not good form for the British to be awkward and obstructive. The art of the compromise was the…

Which way will Corbyn go on Brexit?

13 April 2019 7:37 pm

In September, Labour conference will impose on Jeremy Corbyn a policy of backing a second referendum in all circumstances. So,…

Brexit need not tear the Tories apart. Here’s why

13 April 2019 6:00 pm

The political dysfunction in Parliament seems to be rubbing off on much of our commentariat. Many have concluded that the…

Tory nightmare? Theresa May is granted Brexit delay to Halloween

11 April 2019 2:27 pm

Following five hours of talks in Brussels that went on into the early hours of Thursday, Theresa May has been…

Could Brexit lead to Frexit?

8 April 2019 6:00 pm

Struggling to understand the ways of the French, the francophile Winston Churchill reflected whimsically in 1942: ‘The Almighty in His…