David Cameron

In praise of free schools

25 August 2016 16:09

Congratulations to all those free schools who got their GCSE results this morning. We don’t yet have the full picture,…

Clare Foges worked as David Cameron's speech writer (Credit: Zumapress)

David Cameron’s larynx comes to his defence on childhood obesity

23 August 2016 13:03

Theresa May was once seen as the continuity candidate to succeed David Cameron. However, since becoming Prime Minister she has gone…


Is there happy news at last in the Remain camp?

15 August 2016 15:53

This autumn, Sir Craig Oliver will publish his book Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of the EU Referendum. The tome promises…


Ed Vaizey is left out in the cold

15 August 2016 14:13

As Theresa May’s recently re-shuffled Cabinet get underway with the big task at hand, spare a thought for those who…

Pupils sit a GCSE exam at Maidstone Grammar school, Maidston

New grammars won’t do more for social mobility than comprehensives. But there is a third way

9 August 2016 8:17

One of David Cameron’s last acts as Prime Minister was to approve an application by Ashlawn School in Rugby to…


Philip Hammond will not be a hard-hat chancellor

8 August 2016 17:19

Since Theresa May succeeded David Cameron as Prime Minister, she has wasted no time in putting distance between herself and…


David Cameron finds himself out of the club

8 August 2016 12:33

As David Cameron gets use to life on the backbenches, he is making the most of his reduced workload by…

Jeremy Corbyn Speaks On Labour's Anti-Semitism Inquiry Findings

Corbyn’s gong for Chakrabarti is his biggest own goal yet

5 August 2016 8:23

It is beginning to look like a bit of a trend this year: the Conservatives get themselves into a tight…

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Corbyn joins Cameron in giving peerages to pals

4 August 2016 18:56

David Cameron’s resignation honours have now been published—and it is an extensive list. Cameron has nominated 13 people for peerages…

Theresa May’s Labour land grab starts today

2 August 2016 8:09

Whilst Labour tangle themselves up in civil war, the Prime Minister is making a move for the party’s economic territory.…


Theresa May is right not to mess with David Cameron’s resignation honours

1 August 2016 13:25

Downing Street has made clear today that Theresa May will not move to prune down or veto David Cameron’s resignation…

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Cronyism isn’t great, but it’s better than corruption

1 August 2016 11:44

If there was any remaining doubt that David Cameron’s resignation honours list was drawn up shamelessly to reward political flunkies…

Cameron’s ‘gongs for chums’ list sparks fury. But don’t expect Theresa May to block it

1 August 2016 8:05

His time in No.10 might have come to an end last month but it’s David Cameron who is on the…


Cameron is making sure his premiership is remembered for cronyism

31 July 2016 10:12

For the past few weeks there have been reports circulating that David Cameron’s resignation honours list has been held up over…


Steve Hilton ruffles feathers with Republicans

29 July 2016 14:19

During Steve Hilton’s time in 10 Downing Street, David Cameron’s former director of strategy’s reputation for ‘modernising’ the Conservative party inspired…

EDF's Hinkley Point B Nuclear Power Station As Company Agrees Deal With China General Nuclear Power Corp To Build Nuclear Plant

Osborne’s Hinkley vanity project deserves to be buried alongside his political career

29 July 2016 9:50

Yesterday was supposed to be the day the nuclear button was finally pressed – a vote by the board of…


Jean-Claude Juncker comes out fighting over Brexit

26 July 2016 8:00

Although Theresa May has repeatedly assured us that ‘Brexit means Brexit’, we’re still no closer to finding out what that actually…


Watch: John Kerry bangs his head on No.10 front door

19 July 2016 12:28

When David Cameron hummed a bizarre tune last week as he walked through the door of No.10, there was much mystery…


David Cameron’s Mr Darcy moment

19 July 2016 12:16

It’s been a difficult month for David Cameron, who has gone from holding the most powerful office in the country to being a…

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In defence of Cameron’s posh boys

17 July 2016 18:41

A few weeks ago, I wrote a Spectator cover story about David Cameron’s purge of the posh. My peg was a new…


Theresa May takes control

16 July 2016 10:35

Theresa May has demonstrated this week that she isn’t interested in being continuity Cameron. Her reshuffle was, as I say…

David Cameron Meets Supporters After A Successful Night At The Polls

Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minister: full text

13 July 2016 18:29

I have just been to Buckingham Palace, where Her Majesty the Queen has asked me to form a new government,…

David Cameron's Last Day As The UK's Prime Minister

David Cameron’s legacy is out of his control

13 July 2016 17:38

It was a rather cruel pathetic fallacy that the Prime Minister who had to resign early after creating a political…


David Cameron, the Tory moderniser

13 July 2016 17:23

David Cameron’s valedictory address from Downing Street was not only a defence of his government record but a summing up…