Owen Paterson

Could there be a Tory upset in North Shropshire?

30 November 2021 10:50 pm

As the government turns its attention to the new Covid variant, the ramifications of the Owen Paterson sleaze row are…

Blue on Blue: May savages Boris

17 November 2021 2:50 am

The faults in the Tory party were on show for all to see today, as MPs were forced to debate…

The sleaze row isn't finished yet

15 November 2021 10:28 pm

Number 10 will have been relieved that the weekend did not bring new stories about Conservative MPs raking in lots…

Owen Paterson quits the Commons – what next?

5 November 2021 12:20 am

Owen Paterson has resigned as an MP. In a dramatic turn of events, Paterson has in the past 24 hours…

Sorry, Anne Glover, but you were just too scientific for the Green Blob

22 November 2014 9:00 am

The Green Blob which did for Owen Paterson has claimed another victim. Her name is Anne Glover and she was,…

Who are you calling a blob, Owen Paterson?

9 August 2014 9:00 am

Owen Paterson shouldn’t hold green activists responsible for his sacking. The culprit was David Cameron

Gove, gone

19 July 2014 9:00 am

‘There’s no shame in a cabinet to win the next election,’ declared an exasperated senior No. 10 figure on Tuesday…

The Spectator's Notes: this is the worst reshuffle since 1989

19 July 2014 9:00 am

This must be the worst reshuffle since Mrs Thatcher demoted Geoffrey Howe in 1989. Unlike that one, its errors are…

David Cameron's misogynistic reshuffle

19 July 2014 9:00 am

The PM doesn’t want the new women in his cabinet to do anything but look nice

Could Michael Howard be the next EU Commissioner?

12 July 2014 9:00 am

In recent weeks British government visitors to Berlin have been confronted with a persistent question: when will David Cameron make…

Pfizer’s already beaten Ed Miliband. Now it just needs to offer the right price

10 May 2014 9:00 am

Pfizer will almost certainly have to offer more than its second bid of £50 a share for rival drug giant…

If David Cameron can't get the floods right, all his hopes will wash away

15 February 2014 9:00 am

It is all hands to the pump in Downing Street. The entire No. 10 operation from the Prime Minister down…

Floods of incompetence - why Chris Smith should resign from the Environment Agency

8 February 2014 9:00 am

When Prince Charles arrived in Somerset to meet some of those caught up in the disaster which in five weeks…