Tory party

The first 100 days will make or break Boris

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Boris Johnson’s first 100 days will make or break him — which is what makes his premiership unlike any other.…

If there’s no deal, there’s no Brexit

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Iraq, the financial crisis, the expenses scandal — all of these undermined trust in politicians. They created an impression of…

Forget hard and soft Brexit – we’re heading for a blind Brexit

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Brexit won’t be over by 29 March 2019. Britain will legally leave the European Union on that date. But that…

In the end, the Remainers will win. The powerful always do

21 July 2018 9:00 am

Before the referendum, I predicted behind closed doors that even if Leave improbably prevailed, Britain’s political establishment would ensure that…

Order, order! In the Commons, you are where you sit

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Diet nannies will spend Christmas telling us ‘you are what you eat’ but in the House of Commons ‘you are…

Growth is not enough — the Tories must show they're not the party of the rich

26 October 2013 9:00 am

The mood was grim when David Cameron, George Osborne and their advisers convened for a crunch meeting on 4 February…

Colonial rule: Why Aussies, Kiwis and Canadians are running Britain

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Last month, David Cameron convened a meeting of his most important advisers at Chequers. The Prime Minister, the Chancellor and…