Prime minister

The delightful humiliation of David Cameron

26 March 2021 8:44 pm

Say what you like about David Cameron, the man never stops trying to exceed expectations. I once thought that he’d…

How did an enigma like Theresa May become PM?

16 February 2021 5:36 am

Theresa May is not the easiest person to speak to in Westminster. She is reluctant to get drawn into a…

After three centuries, we need a museum of British premiership

30 January 2021 9:00 am

Why we need a museum of British premiership

Boris Johnson's majority is not as big as it first appeared

30 May 2020 7:02 pm

The last week has shown that Boris Johnson’s majority of 80 isn’t as big as it first appeared, I say…

Two big gaps in Boris Johnson's lockdown statement

11 May 2020 6:03 am

There were three messages in Boris Johnson’s address to the nation, and quite a lot of important gaps. The messages…

Is the PM an example of why those with Covid-19 should be hospitalised earlier?

4 May 2020 12:25 am

There is so much to ponder in the prime minister’s interview about how Covid-19 almost killed him. But, in respect…

Jeremy Corbyn won’t destroy Labour. But he might yet destroy the country

1 August 2015 9:00 am

Imagine, for a moment, the following scenario. In 2016 Britain votes narrowly to remain within the European Union, despite the…

'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…

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

If Ed Miliband can’t be our first Jewish prime minister, he can still be our first atheist Jewish prime minister from Primrose Hill

19 April 2014 9:00 am

Last weekend, in a small New Jersey suburb, I found myself in a liquor store. Never been anywhere like it.…