Nick Boles


Our moaning MPs say they’re suffering. What about the rest of us?

13 April 2019 9:00 am

A famous actor looks tearfully into the camera. It is Michael Sheen, or possibly Ewan McGregor. His voice cracks as…

In what possible way was Nick Boles ever a Conservative?

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Who is your favourite brave Remainer Conservative MP? Anna Soubry has to be near the top of the list, for…

Nick Boles’s plan is certainly crazy. But it just might work

19 January 2019 9:00 am

At first, it seems fanciful. A backbench MP, Nick Boles, proposes to take power away from the government and place…

The Tory drift goes on – but replacing May is impossible

27 January 2018 9:00 am

‘We take the view that while things are bloody awful, we don’t want to risk making things worse.’ That is…


9 September 2017 9:00 am

September is my time of year. Summer is all very well if you’re one of those golden-haired, long-limbed types who…

Farewell, Cobham — oh flat, boring, lovely Cobham; hello, Dorking

4 April 2015 9:00 am

Farewell then, Cobham. You were the place I ran to when the metropolis became too much, and urban life overwhelmed…