David Cameron

First Conservative Cabinet Meeting Of The New Government

Tories warn Cameron against taking revenge on eurosceptic ministers

12 February 2016 18:09

Eurosceptics may have only a few days before their ministerial colleagues can join them in campaigning for Britain to leave the…

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PMQs sketch: Cameron’s new tactic to steal Corbyn’s mascot

10 February 2016 16:59

Housing is Jeremy Corbyn’s second favourite subject (after drainage lids). Back in the 1970s the grateful proletariat hailed his long…

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Is Cameron considering holding the Trident vote in the Autumn?

10 February 2016 16:38

One of the more intriguing exchanges at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions was between Julian Lewis and David Cameron on Trident.…

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Marina Wheeler: why David Cameron’s EU deal isn’t enough

10 February 2016 13:28

This is an extract from the new issue of The Spectator, out tomorrow: Last week Donald Tusk, President of the…

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The Tories’ ‘black-and-white’ ball, in pictures

9 February 2016 12:20

Last night politicians and celebrities dined with the super-rich at the annual Tory Black and White ball. While press are banned from the…

David Cameron’s mum isn’t the only Cameron to criticise Tory cuts

9 February 2016 9:37

David Cameron’s mum has joined the battle against Conservative cuts, it has emerged this morning. Mary Cameron’s intervention after signing…

Today in audio: Liam Fox on Cameron’s ‘ridiculous, scaremongering tactics’

8 February 2016 16:33

Liam Fox, speaking on the World at One, denounced No 10’s suggestions that leaving the EU would mean Britain could…

Are we really supposed to believe David Cameron cares about reforming prisons?

8 February 2016 9:23

David Cameron has outlined his plans for prison reform today. But does he genuinely care about prisons or is he…


Who will be out for Out?

6 February 2016 10:30

The Leave campaigns continue to bicker with each other in increasingly absurd fashion, but it would be wrong to think…

Today in audio: Julian Assange vs Philip Hammond

5 February 2016 16:32

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

Voila! Cameron's deal, depicted by Morten Morland in the cover of this week's Spectator

Why Cameron needn’t worry about Leave’s nine-point lead – yet

5 February 2016 8:51

Funnily enough, David Cameron’s EU deal hasn’t gone down all that well with voters. The Times this morning gives the…

"For The Love Of" Climate Coalition Rally Takes Place In Westminster

PMQs sketch: Kamikaze Creasy

3 February 2016 16:12

The referendum is slowly (very slowly) breaking up Cameron’s cabinet. It’s put him in a weird mood. Yesterday he was…

Today in audio: Wednesday 3rd February

3 February 2016 15:44

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

EU statement: Eurosceptic Tories strikingly civil to Cameron

3 February 2016 14:54

The great confrontation between David Cameron and Eurosceptic Tory backbenchers did not materialise today. Instead, the tone of the questions…

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Would the migrant crisis have happened without the EU?

3 February 2016 14:21

For those people already bored with the interminable European question, Radio 4 might get unbearable over the next few months.…


PMQs: Corbyn offers Cameron some respite from the EU deal

3 February 2016 12:48

David Cameron’s focus today is on his statement to the Commons about his EU deal, and so was much of…

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It’s depressing to see David Cameron engage in a culture war

3 February 2016 12:20

In 2000, the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, accused Magdalen College, Oxford, of class bias in failing to…

EU draft deal: How the papers have reacted to David Cameron’s reform package

3 February 2016 7:52

David Cameron has done his best to talk up his draft package of reforms with the EU. He said yesterday:…

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Theresa May helps David Cameron with strong hint she’ll support ‘Remain’ campaign

2 February 2016 20:24

Theresa May’s decision to say that the draft settlement for Britain’s relationship with the EU forms ‘a basis for a…

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Briefing: What is the EU ‘red card’ and will it make any difference at all?

2 February 2016 18:02

The ‘red card’ on proposed EU legislation has been hailed by David Cameron as a breakthrough; the ‘Stronger In’ campaign…

Today in audio: Tuesday 2nd February

2 February 2016 17:11

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

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Jeremy Corbyn is right: Cameron should have made his EU speech in the Commons

2 February 2016 14:17

With David Cameron in Chippenham, it was left to the Europe Minister David Lidington to respond to Jeremy Corbyn’s urgent…

Conservative Party Launch Their Election Manifesto

David Cameron’s two problems: benefits and Poland

2 February 2016 14:12

From his speech and question session on today’s draft EU deal, it’s clear that David Cameron plans to spend the…


Why won’t David Cameron come clean about his EU migrant benefits deal?

2 February 2016 13:31

For the last three years, David Cameron has held out the prospect of voting ‘no’ in the referendum if he…

Prime Minister David Cameron Makes Speech On The UK's Position In Europe

Draft EU deal: five things you need to know

2 February 2016 12:51

David Cameron is insisting that there is more work that needs to be done on the draft deal for Britain’s…