Zac Goldsmith

Zac Goldsmith’s London campaign was a toe-curling embarrassment

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Zac Goldsmith spent almost every day out on the stump during his London mayoral campaign dressed in the formal dark…

Zac's campaign is as good as over; Labour will retake London

9 April 2016 9:00 am

The Labour plotters who dream of ousting Jeremy Corbyn had high hopes for the local elections on 5 May. They…

Portrait of the week

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, having continued talks through the night in Brussels, announced that he had achieved a ‘special status’ for…

This London mayoral race will feature something new: boredom

6 February 2016 9:00 am

London, 2012. It’s Olympic year, and east London is sprouting anew, and our city feels like the capital of the…

Sadiq Khan: I will defeat Zac. The only question is how I do it

2 January 2016 9:00 am

Sadiq Khan has long been known as one of Labour’s most pugnacious politicians: someone who likes to fight, and likes…

Zac Goldsmith: the London race will be tough for me – and the Conservative Party

2 January 2016 9:00 am

As soon as votes were counted in the race to be Tory candidate for London mayor, Zac Goldsmith’s problem became…

I offered Zac Goldsmith £50 to stay 20 feet away from me

17 October 2015 9:00 am

I once tried to bribe Zac Goldsmith with a £50 note, but he didn’t bite even back then. He was…

Portrait of the week

10 October 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, told  the Conservative party conference in Manchester: ‘We need a national crusade to get…

It's not Tory vs Labour; it's the party of government v the party of protest

10 October 2015 9:00 am

Political party conferences have, in recent years, felt like an empty ritual. They used to be convened in seaside towns,…

My eco-home nightmare

20 June 2015 9:00 am

I write this half-naked, sucking on ice cubes, breaking off sentences to stick my head in the fridge. In the…

Zac Goldsmith: How my dad saved Britain

28 February 2015 9:00 am

In recent weeks Ed Balls has been offering a new reason to vote Labour: it was his party, he says,…