David Cameron

Michael Gove vs the lawyers - his toughest fight yet

23 May 2015 9:00 am

The Justice Secretary’s new mission will make education reform look like child’s play

'One nation' politics works. Just ask Nicola Sturgeon

16 May 2015 9:00 am

As David Cameron lined up beside Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband at the Cenotaph on the day after the general…

Portrait of the week

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, soon got used to the surprise of the Conservatives being returned in the general…

Charles Moore’s Notes: Cameron should bring back twice-weekly PMQs

16 May 2015 9:00 am

David Cameron is taking a bit of trouble to unite his parliamentary party. Having built a coalition outside it last…

Can Cameron bring us full employment? And do we want it?

16 May 2015 9:00 am

‘Two million jobs have been created since 2010 — but there will not be a moment of rest until we…

Take it from Taki: this could be the start of something really big

16 May 2015 9:00 am

OK. Magnanimity in victory is a sine qua non among civilised men and women, so let me not be the…

Power couple: 'Dave and Sam' (Photo: Getty)

What Italy made of the result of the British general election (not much)

16 May 2015 9:00 am

On election day I was in Puglia in the ‘heel’ of Italy, where interest in British politics could hardly be…

David Cameron's big secret: he's not a great politician

14 May 2015 4:00 am

This was a vital election. A Tory failure would have been an act of political treason. Five years ago, the…

Portrait of the week

9 May 2015 9:00 am

Home The country went to the polls. David Cameron, the Conservative leader, prepared by going around with his sleeves rolled…

Reflections on the revolution in Scotland

9 May 2015 9:00 am

This was the Scottish election. Where next for the Union now?

Spectator letters: What has happened to the instinctive Tory faith?

2 May 2015 9:00 am

An instinctive Tory faith Sir: For once Bruce Anderson does not exaggerate: David Cameron did indeed win golden opinions for…

Why David Cameron is best placed to win the crucial Ikea vote

2 May 2015 9:00 am

If Ikea were a constituency, it would be a three-way marginal. That was my thought one morning last week as…

Five arguments for voting Tory (and one for anything but)

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Five Spectator contributors on why they’re voting for Cameron (and one on why he isn’t)

Cameron is the only leader who can deliver an EU referendum. Why is he ashamed to say so?

25 April 2015 9:00 am

The election campaign is becoming increasingly dominated by a small party whose raison d’être is to preach independence from membership…

A 1992 election-day lunch with the young David Cameron

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Lunch with a young Cameron on polling day, 1992

Cameron led calls to remove Gaddafi. Why is he silent on Libya's drowning refugees?

18 April 2015 9:00 am

One Friday, 28 people were rescued by the Italian coastguard when the boat on which they were fleeing Libya capsized in…

Portrait of the week

18 April 2015 9:00 am

Home Launching the Conservative party manifesto, David Cameron, the party leader, told voters he wanted to ‘turn the good news…

The Tories have survived a near-death experience. But they’re not home yet

18 April 2015 9:00 am

At 5.45 a.m. Lynton Crosby holds the first meeting of the day at Conservative campaign HQ. The aim is to…

Warning: you may be about to vote for more than one government

18 April 2015 9:00 am

For the last five years, I’ve been trying to get people interested in the Fixed Term Parliaments Act. No, don’t…

Why do politicians go potty for ‘passion’?

18 April 2015 9:00 am

‘I long for spontaneous passion but I will never get it with my husband because I think he has Asperger…

Portrait of the week

11 April 2015 9:00 am

Home Tony Blair, the former prime minister, opposed a referendum on membership of the EU. In a speech at Sedgefield…

Max Hastings’s diary: The joys of middle age, and Prince Charles’s strange letters

4 April 2015 9:00 am

I am living in rustic seclusion while writing a book. Our only cultural outing of the week was to Newbury…

In defence of Christianity

4 April 2015 9:00 am

Churchgoers face a tidal wave of negativity in modern Britain

Why are so many men on diets? I blame feminists

4 April 2015 8:00 am

According to Jenni Russell, my colleague at the Times, David Cameron has lost 13lb since Christmas, mainly by giving up…

Portrait of the week

28 March 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, who was cutting up lettuce in his kitchen, told James Landale of the BBC that he would not…