Suella Braverman

It shouldn’t be a crime to sniff a goshawk

2 September 2023 9:00 am

I notice that the naturalist Chris Packham has been reported to the police for the ‘crime’ of sniffing a goshawk.…

Portrait of the Week

2 September 2023 9:00 am

Why weren’t police forces investigating every theft?

29 August 2023 6:55 am

Police must investigate every theft. This is the message from the Home Secretary as the government heralds an agreement from…

The strange obsession with Phillip Schofield

3 June 2023 9:00 am

As I have noted before, there is always another circle. I thought that last week’s scandal (originally entitled ‘Suellagate’ or…

Is Sunak heading for a showdown over Rwanda?

27 May 2023 9:00 am

When the Prime Minister first assembled his cabinet, the most controversial appointment was Suella Braverman as Home Secretary. She had…

Portrait of the week

27 May 2023 9:00 am


27 May 2023 9:00 am

There is such thing as a stupid question

27 May 2023 9:00 am

Some people seem to make a career of being ashamed (or at least claiming to be ashamed) of their country.…

Sunak can’t afford to lose Braverman

23 May 2023 12:07 am

Back in the early days of the Blair governments, Alastair Campbell was reputed to have a rule for resignations: once…

Did Suella Braverman break the ministerial code?

21 May 2023 5:12 am

Fresh from claiming the scalp of Dominic Raab, is the civil service now after Suella Braverman? The Sunday Times reports…

Tories’ thoughts are turning to defeat

20 May 2023 9:00 am

Ever since Rishi Sunak became Prime Minister, his aides have worried that May would be the month of mutiny. His…

Why Sunak would find it tough to lose Braverman

1 November 2022 6:32 am

The safest place for a minister in a crisis is meant to be the despatch box. The thinking is that…

Will the Tory truce hold?

29 October 2022 9:00 am

During the summer leadership race between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, Sunak’s team were braced for a bloodbath if he…

Penny Mordaunt's trans problem

11 July 2022 5:56 am

The Tory leadership contest is yet to officially begin, but things are already turning nasty. As well as reports in…

Braverman's brush with the law

26 December 2021 9:20 pm

Ah student politics: is there anything quite like it? The strange creatures it attracts, the passions it unleashes, the adolescent…

Don’t call Corbynistas ‘cultural Marxists’

28 March 2019 1:47 am

Suella Braverman, the Conservative MP for Fareham, said yesterday that the radical left is increasingly hostile to open debate and is…

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why Boris Johnson would make a good leader (and I wouldn’t)

24 November 2018 9:00 am

‘Away with the cant of “measures not men”! — the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the…