David Cameron

Today in audio: Fallon says Putin would ‘Vote leave’

24 May 2016 17:34

Vladimir Putin’s name has popped up again in the Brexit debate. This time, however, it wasn’t the Prime Minister suggesting…

So what if Brexit briefly raises the cost of a family holiday, Prime Minister?

24 May 2016 8:18

Nicola Sturgeon urged the Government yesterday to lay off the ‘Project Fear’ strategy and instead focus on spelling out the…

David Cameron's former director of strategy Steve Hilton has argued for a vote to leave the EU (Photo: Rex)

There are Tory modernisers supporting Brexit — just ask Steve Hilton

23 May 2016 13:21

Steve Hilton coming out so strongly for Brexit is important for two reasons. First, it is a reminder that the…

Can David Cameron forgive Penny Mordaunt and Priti Patel? (Photo: Getty)

Post-referendum, will David Cameron accept that all’s fair in love and war?

23 May 2016 10:28

This weekend’s public spat between David Cameron and Penny Mordaunt about whether Britain can stop the accession of new countries…


David Cameron’s former adviser Steve Hilton backs Brexit

23 May 2016 9:07

Although David Cameron is keen to suggest of late that the dubious bunch backing Brexit includes Vladimir Putin and Isis, he may…

The Treasury dishes up more Brexit fearmongering. Will it work?

23 May 2016 7:58

It’s now exactly one month until the EU referendum and the Treasury has marked the moment with another economic warning…

International Paralympic Day in Trafalgar Square

The Boris, Cameron ruck over EU

21 May 2016 10:25

David Cameron and Boris Johnson are the two biggest beasts in the Tory jungle. But they are currently involved in…

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The signs that David Cameron could win another election – if he wanted to

21 May 2016 10:03

Amid all the fun and games of the EU referendum campaign, the polls suggest that economic anxiety is growing, along with…

The bookmakers are giving up on the chances of Brexit

21 May 2016 8:30

The EU referendum is only weeks away and while the pollsters aren’t offering much certainty about the result, on the betting…

Prime Minister Gives Keynote Speech On The NHS

Government accepts rebel amendment on Queen’s Speech to stave off defeat

19 May 2016 17:39

So Number 10 has yielded and decided to stave off the Queen’s Speech rebellion by accepting the rebel amendment to…

The State Opening Of Parliament

Tory MPs mull cautious Queen’s Speech

18 May 2016 15:07

The quiet Queen’s Speech seems largely to have underwhelmed Tory MPs – though they do predict a number of sticky…

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The Queen’s Speech contained some post-referendum salve

18 May 2016 13:17

The Queen’s Speech today provides the agenda which David Cameron will turn to post-referendum to try and unite the Tory…


Watch: Jeremy Corbyn gives Cameron the cold shoulder at the Queen’s Speech

18 May 2016 12:31

Today’s Queen’s Speech was always going to be a difficult event for the Prime Minister. With the EU referendum looming,…

Prime Minister Gives Keynote Speech On The NHS

What David Cameron is trying to tell us with this Queen’s Speech

18 May 2016 11:15

What is the point of today’s Queen’s Speech? The government’s legislative programme for the year is being briefed as light…

David Cameron Addresses University Students Over The EU Referendum

Tory MPs get physical over the EU referendum

17 May 2016 12:58

Although it was already evident to many that relations in the Tory party are far from rosy thanks to the…


Tory unity after the referendum is looking increasingly difficult

16 May 2016 16:33

One of the big questions about the EU referendum campaign is whether the Tory leadership is running its campaign in…

Merkel has become the latest recruit to Cameron's Project Fear

Merkel says Brexit would bring “instability” to Europe. A bit like her migrant crisis

15 May 2016 18:58

Each week before June 23, I would like to nominate a ridiculous comment of the week. With the amount of folk…

teh queen

Why the Queen won’t be the centre of political attention next week

14 May 2016 10:31

In normal times, the government clears the decks ahead of the Queen’s Speech. It wants to ensure maximum publicity for…

The Spectator podcast: Boris needs you!

14 May 2016 9:51

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or click here for our RSS feed.…


Can Lord Finkelstein revive the reputation of Andrew ‘0.5 per cent’ Cooper?

12 May 2016 14:37

Mr S always enjoys reading Danny Finkelstein’s column (even when he borrows jokes from Steerpike) and Wednesday’s column was no exception. In the…

The Spectator podcast: Boris needs you!

12 May 2016 7:53

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or click here for our RSS feed.…

2016 Anti-Corruption Summit

Cameron’s ‘anti-corruption summit’ will be a diamond-encrusted joke

11 May 2016 17:24

The ugly mug of international sleaze reared up at PMQs today. Mike Kane got things going by calling Nigeria ‘fantastically…


Watch: David Cameron teaches Tim Farron a lesson at PMQs

11 May 2016 14:46

Although Jeremy Corbyn did his best to press David Cameron on a range of issues at today’s PMQs, perhaps the…


Has Jeremy Corbyn forgotten how to ask a proper question at PMQs?

11 May 2016 13:23

Jeremy Corbyn’s questions at PMQs weren’t so much a dog’s dinner as a miserable casserole of leftovers. The Labour leader didn’t…

Parliamentary Address At Buckingham Palace

Was it wise for Cameron to bring up the ‘fantastically corrupt’?

10 May 2016 18:49

David Cameron was today caught describing Nigeria to the Queen as ‘fantastically corrupt’. But after the Panama Papers leak, the…