Jeremy Hunt

Boris Johnson wins the Tory leadership race

23 July 2019 9:05 pm

Boris Johnson will be Britain’s new prime minister after winning the Tory leadership race. Boris picked up 92,153 votes, or…

Johnson and Hunt try to unite the Tory party in final leadership debate

16 July 2019 6:30 am

Tonight’s Sun debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt was far more relaxed than last week’s head-to-head clash. But it…

Boris vs Hunt: a voter’s guide

5 July 2019 11:44 pm

Voting is finally underway in the Tory leadership contest. So should Britain’s next prime minister be Boris Johnson or Jeremy…

The Tory leadership contest is entering its most important week

1 July 2019 8:56 am

Although there’s three weeks until the next Tory leader is announced, the contest is entering what is the most important…

Boris’s campaign is a triumph

28 June 2019 2:04 am

Forget what you’ve been told about the Conservative leadership campaign. The Boris campaign’s weekend meltdown has not lost him the election. And…

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…

Jeremy Hunt capitalises on Boris Johnson’s troubles

24 June 2019 4:57 pm

When Jeremy Hunt was announced as the candidate who would join Boris Johnson in the final two for the Tory…

Tory leadership hopefuls turn on one another in Channel 4 debate

17 June 2019 6:17 am

The first televised Tory leadership debate drew as much attention for who wasn’t there as who was. After Boris Johnson…

‘I have spent my life with people underestimating me’: Jeremy Hunt interviewed

8 June 2019 9:00 am

When a head of state flies in for a state visit, it’s traditional for the Foreign Secretary to lead the…

The strangeness of Jeremy Hunt’s leadership campaign

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Jeremy Hunt’s approach is very odd. It is the first time I remember an aspirant for the top job saying:…

Full-blooded Brexiteers vs cabinet compromisers

1 June 2019 9:00 am

Parties don’t get rid of their leaders unless things are going very badly. But this Tory crisis is different in…

A nice, cuddly NHS would be bad for us

20 January 2018 9:00 am

Recently the NHS postponed a large number of non-urgent operations to cope with what is known as the ‘annual winter…

The Cabinet reshuffle that exploded in Theresa May’s face

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, tried to shuffle her cabinet, but Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, refused to become…

The Cabinet reshuffle highlighted Theresa May’s three great weaknesses

13 January 2018 9:00 am

‘They are not as strong as they thought they were,’ one Whitehall source remarked to me on Monday night as…

I used to back Jeremy Hunt’s digital NHS plan. Now I know it’s a disaster

7 May 2016 9:00 am

My baby and I excel at blood tests. He (tiny, jaundiced) stretches out naked under the hospital’s hot cot-lamps like…

Emma Thompson’s wrong about the EU and cake

20 February 2016 9:00 am

At first glance, Emma Thompson’s intervention in the Brexit debate earlier this week didn’t make much sense. Asked at the…

Any deal with the junior doctors should cut both ways

13 February 2016 9:00 am

A few months ago, paramedics were on the brink of industrial action. They had legitimate grievances. Ambulance services were being…

Striking doctors need an injection of realism

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Treatment for that once-virulent condition, the British disease of strikes, has largely been successful. The number of working days lost…

Jeremy Hunt is spoiling for a fight. He’s picked the wrong one

14 November 2015 9:00 am

It has long been rumoured that when Jeremy Hunt took over as Health Secretary, Cameron told him to do one…

I’m a junior doctor and I used to trust the Tories. Not any more

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Like many of my fellow junior doctors, I trusted a Conservative government with the NHS. If it’s to stay strong…

So the near collapse of A&Es around the country is all my fault?

10 January 2015 9:00 am

Oh, I see. So it’s my fault. There I was, thinking that the general swamping and near collapse of accident…

The fascinating history of dullness

11 October 2014 9:00 am

At least I’ve got my husband’s Christmas present sorted out: the Dull Men of Great Britain calendar. It is no…

Revealed: The hidden crisis in Britain's ambulance services

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Last month I wrote about the weird exodus of paramedics from London’s ambulance service. Flies would blanch at the rate…

What the NHS owes the Tories

25 January 2014 9:00 am

Pinned to the wall of Jeremy Hunt’s office in the Department of Health is an A1 piece of paper detailing…

I got a call from Jeremy Hunt about health tourism — but he still doesn't get it

2 November 2013 9:00 am

On Monday morning, Jeremy Hunt’s diary secretary rang me to arrange a time for me to speak to the Secretary…