David Cameron


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…

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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…


David Cameron’s farewell speech: full text

13 July 2016 17:15

When I first stood here in Downing Street on that evening in May 2010, I said we would confront our…


PMQs sketch: A final farewell to Dodgy Dave

13 July 2016 16:17

Nice send off for Cameron at PMQs. Both leaders acquitted themselves well. Cameron was wry, witty and self-deprecating. He claimed…


What to expect from Theresa May, and why she might surprise you

13 July 2016 15:58

As Tory MPs gathered at St Stephen’s entrance in Parliament to await their new leader on Monday afternoon, a choir…


David Cameron’s legacy: a stronger, fairer Britain

13 July 2016 14:45

Midway through his final cabinet meeting, David Cameron realised — with some horror — that it had turned into a…

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Watch: Highlights from David Cameron’s final PMQs, ‘I was the future once’

13 July 2016 13:07

David Cameron’s final PMQs brought out the best of the House of Commons. There was a good balance of wit,…


Labour and SNP join in standing ovation for David Cameron’s last PMQs

13 July 2016 12:54

David Cameron’s last PMQs was as entertaining as you’d expect. ‘The diary for the rest of my day is remarkably…

Ministers Attend David Cameron's Last Cabinet Meeting

Is Theresa May Britain’s Angela Merkel? The German press thinks she might be

13 July 2016 11:36

As Britain’s second female Prime Minister, Theresa May has inevitably been compared to Margaret Thatcher. But she’s also been linked…


The Conservative party has a remarkable instinct for survival

13 July 2016 10:28

So farewell, then, David Cameron. I suspect we’ll miss him when’s gone, but then he probably entered Downing Street 20…


What might David Cameron do next?

12 July 2016 13:40

David Cameron has chaired his last ever, emotional, Cabinet meeting this morning, with just a final Prime Minister’s Questions lying…


‘May Day’: How the papers reacted to our new PM-in-waiting

12 July 2016 8:06

David Cameron is now in in his last full day in Downing Street and already all eyes are on the…

Coffee House Shots: Leadsom drops out – what next for May?

11 July 2016 15:04

Over the course of the past weekend, Andrea Leadsom has come under fire for her comments on having children. Such…


Can Theresa May nurse the Tories back to health?

11 July 2016 13:23

It might prove easier for the Tories’ new leader Theresa May to reunite the party post referendum than expected. First,…

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And then there was one… Theresa May’s team prepare for government

11 July 2016 13:03

Chris Grayling has given this very brief statement on behalf of Theresa May in the past few minutes: ‘Can I…


The martyrdom of St Andrea

11 July 2016 13:01

He may have died in the seventeenth century but in his Mysterie of Rhetoric Unvail’d  of 1657 John Smith showed…