Nigel Farage’s full resignation speech

4 July 2016 12:04

I’m aware that not everybody in this country is happy. Indeed, a lot of young people have been wound up…

It’s time for our warring politicians to wake up to what really matters

3 July 2016 18:34

Well I might as well say publicly what I’ve been saying to everyone who will listen privately for the last…

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The Brexit test

3 July 2016 16:50

Stephen Crabb made a passionate plea this morning for Tories to stop thinking in terms of Remain and Leave when…

Forget the fighting. We’re entering a period of unparalleled opportunity for the Tories

1 July 2016 16:25

Auf wiedersehen, Boris. He’ll be back, like a blond, bloated Voldemort inhabiting another life form – Top Gear host? Archbishop…


Sarah Vine’s media warning fails to hold true

1 July 2016 13:06

At times this week it has seemed as though Sarah Vine will soon be running the country — that is,…

Political Leaders Vote In The EU Referendum

Sarah Vine reveals the Gove household reaction to Brexit: ‘you were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’

29 June 2016 11:53

Since Leave triumphed in the EU referendum, there have been growing concerns that the Brexiteers were not suitably prepared for…


Why we need a second referendum – on the EEA

29 June 2016 11:43

Roger Scruton once observed, in his astute way, how important national feeling was to democracy: ‘Democracy is a form of…


Nigel Farage does his best to alienate the rest of Europe

28 June 2016 13:47

Thankfully, many in Europe – not least the European Parliament – will have stopped listening to Nigel Farage a long…

"The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History" by Boris Johnson - Book Launch Party

Jo Johnson backs Boris

27 June 2016 18:44

Jo Johnson has declared his support for his brother’s leadership bid. In a statement to The Spectator, the minister for…


Cameron indicates that he wants the UK to stay in the single market

27 June 2016 16:34

David Cameron came to the House of Commons this afternoon to update the House on Brexit. Cameron was greeted by…


Watch: Jeremy Corbyn heckled by his own MPs – ‘resign!’

27 June 2016 15:58

It’s not proving to be a great day for Jeremy Corbyn. After over half of his Shadow Cabinet resigned, the…

Labour makes a mess of holding the Government to account as Parliament returns

27 June 2016 15:34

Even when Britain has just voted to leave the European Union, Commons business must go on. And so this afternoon…


Jeremy Corbyn is going to fight to the bitter end

27 June 2016 15:05

Despite the rolling programme of frontbench resignations in the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn is clearly planning to fight to the…

Brexit lies are opening up a terrifying new opportunity for the far-right in Britain

27 June 2016 14:54

The Tory leaders of Vote Leave, those supposedly civilised and intelligent men, are creating the conditions for a mass far-right…

Boris Johnson And Michael Gove Address The Nation After EU Referendum Victory

Brexiteers need to act now, or become the most hated people in history

27 June 2016 13:36

The British constitution is built on compromise and moderation; it’s one of the main reasons why this country enjoyed a…


The EU's Presidents must bear the blame for Brexit

27 June 2016 13:20

According to Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, the Brexit vote was David Cameron’s fault: ‘If someone complains…

Coffee House shots: Tory turmoil, Jexit and Boris’ bid for No.10

27 June 2016 12:32

As the spate of resignations from the Labour shadow cabinet continues this morning and the rival candidates in the race…


The Brexit divide wasn’t between young and old, but Ponces and Non-Ponces

27 June 2016 12:22

Ever since Friday’s Glorious Victory, one of the chief recreation activities of we Brexiters of a childish bent has been…

EU Referendum - Signage And Symbols

No, Brexit wasn’t a defeat for humanist values – or for love

27 June 2016 11:32

Perhaps the most important pundit to have emerged from the earthquake is Giles Fraser. As a left-wing vicar and longstanding…

Emily Sheffield with her sister Samantha Cameron (Photo: Getty)

Sam Cam’s sister switches sides over Brexit – ‘how quickly can I join the Labour party?’

26 June 2016 22:52

Ahead of the EU referendum, David Cameron’s sister-in-law declared that she would never vote Conservative again if Leave won. Now…

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There will be big trouble if Brexit doesn't mean lower migration

26 June 2016 17:49

It does seem to me that there’s been a misunderstanding about what, exactly, a referendum is about. It’s not a…

Conservative Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 1

Set out your Brexit model, Foreign Secretary tells Tory leadership contenders

26 June 2016 11:22

This morning, Philip Hammond has insisted that those running for the Tory leadership explicitly set out how they intend to…


Jonathan Hill’s resignation is an act of gross irresponsibility

25 June 2016 16:04

The UK’s EU Commissioner, Jonathan Hill, has resigned today saying that he couldn’t carry on as ‘though nothing had happened.’ This strikes me…


Watch: Jeremy Corbyn heckled over Europe at London Pride – ‘it’s your fault!’

25 June 2016 14:11

It’s not turning out to be a great weekend for Jeremy Corbyn. First he had to pull out of a…

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Will Boris, Gove and the Brexit band of brothers run for No 10 together?

25 June 2016 11:27

Westminster is still digesting what happened on Thursday night. But before Britain can turn itself to the big question of…