Rishi Sunak

The deluge: Rishi Sunak’s election gamble

25 May 2024 9:00 am

‘Only a Conservative government, led by me, will not put our hard-earned economic stability at risk,’ said Rishi Sunak as…

Do voters really prefer Starmer?

11 May 2024 9:00 am

Rishi Sunak has been widely ridiculed for trying to spin the local election results as bad news for Keir Starmer.…

Letters: the Tory party has gone mad

11 May 2024 9:00 am

Right is wrong Sir: Katy Balls’s article ‘Survival Plan’ (4 May) starts from a false premise. The problem is not…

Sex and the shires: Plum Sykes reveals all

11 May 2024 9:00 am

‘I looked at a picture of him today and thought: “Why are you wearing those expensive clothes, you twit?”’ Plum…

Is Cameron upstaging Sunak?

13 April 2024 9:00 am

The logic behind Rishi Sunak’s decision to make David Cameron foreign secretary was that he would be a ‘big beast’…

The Tories are resigned to an almighty defeat

6 April 2024 5:00 pm

The herd of Conservative MPs is on the move again, this time obediently setting off towards the abattoir in which…

Can the Tories avoid oblivion?

2 March 2024 5:30 pm

Another day, another terrible poll for the Tories – the latest YouGov survey records support for the parties at Labour…

How has the Conservative party’s ‘Dr No’ escaped everyone’s notice for so long?

18 November 2023 9:00 am

This malevolent figure has been at the centre of the party for more than 40 years, says Nadine Dorries. But nothing in The Plot bears much relation to reality

Hope might be the only strategy Sunak has left

11 November 2023 9:00 am

The first King’s Speech for more than 70 years was a festival of the expected: the royal reading of a…

The conversion therapy bill is a thoroughly bad idea

4 November 2023 9:00 am

I was disappointed to learn that Rishi Sunak has reconsidered his opposition to a bill banning conversion therapy. Not because…

The Tory vote squeeze

28 October 2023 9:00 am

When the cabinet gathered on Tuesday morning, the meeting started as a sombre affair. Just days before, the Conservatives had…


14 October 2023 9:00 am

Train wreck: HS2 destroyed the countryside I love

7 October 2023 9:00 am

The countryside where I grew up has been destroyed by HS2

Can Sunak establish himself as a radical?

30 September 2023 9:00 am

The Conservatives gather in Manchester this weekend for what may well be their last hurrah as a governing party. Bookmakers…

Why is Sunak cutting a tax only paid by the rich?

24 September 2023 5:04 pm

Last week, Rishi Sunak struck a blow for ordinary people against the elitist project that is net zero, assuring them…

Rishi Sunak is right to reconsider his green pledges

23 September 2023 9:00 am

The old carmakers were slow to realise the potential of electric cars and didn’t innovate. So Elon Musk, an internet…