Liam Fox

Alex Salmond Of The SNP Casts His Vote As The UK Goes To The Polls

Immigration dominates first BBC EU debate

26 May 2016 21:51

The Lincoln-Douglas debate it was not, but we have just had the first prime time TV debate of this EU…

Liam Fox is wrong to suggest that the EU controls the Foreign Office

14 May 2016 9:07

Former Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox told an audience at the Royal United Services Institute last week that the Foreign…

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…

Cutting Through The Spin - Bremner, Blunkett, Fox and Kennedy talk #GE2015 seminar - Advertising Week Europe

Liam Fox interview: Tories have to get a free vote on the EU ‘in the end’

8 June 2015 14:51

Liam Fox started his political life under a majority Conservative government, and finally he’s back under one. He was elected in…

Parliament Votes On Air Strikes Against The Islamic State In Iraq

George Galloway could be London’s Nicola Sturgeon

28 May 2015 21:36

When you tell people you work in or around politics, and if you can break through the initial contempt or…

David Cameron hosts the first cabinet meeting (Photo:  Dan Kitwood/Getty)

The reshuffle hasn’t mollified everyone

12 May 2015 13:24

With Dominic Raab’s appointment as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Justice, a pattern is starting to emerge in David Cameron’s reshuffle of…

Eurofighter Typhoon Launched To Replace Tornado F3s

The Tory trouble to come on defence spending

26 February 2015 11:45

There are still some unhappy mutterings about the possibility that the Tories won’t commit to spending 2 per cent of…


The lobbyist’s web still threatens the reputation of MPs, parliament and politics

23 February 2015 12:55

Allegations that Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind were involved in the latest ‘cash for access’ scandal is a reminder of the…

British Home Secretary Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London on June 26

Confusing politics encourages leadership intrigues

23 January 2015 9:47

This election is going to be terribly confusing, something the latest TV debate proposals from the broadcasters highlight very nicely…

Defence Secretary Liam Fox Facing Inquiry Into Ministerial Conduct

Liam Fox launches One Minute Fox campaign

28 October 2014 18:24

Liam Fox has launched a series of ‘One Minute Fox’ videos in which he sets out his position on various hot issues…

Conservative Party Leadership Result Announced

The carnival is over for the Notting Hill set

20 July 2014 13:34

It is the Sunday after the reshuffle before. Today’s papers are brimming with post reshuffle stories; and not of the…


Exclusive: Senior Tory backbenchers to push Cameron further on Europe

18 July 2014 16:11

Key eurosceptic MPs are planning to push David Cameron further on his plans for European reform next week, Coffee House…

Britain Prime Minister David Cameron (L)

David Cameron’s cosmetic exercise bemuses the Tories

15 July 2014 17:47

Today’s reshuffle has been largely about cosmetic improvements to the Conservative party — not just through the promotion of female…

"I'd like to get you on a slow boat to China"

Exclusive – Liam Fox turns down job as Foreign Office minister

15 July 2014 13:17

I can confirm that Liam Fox was offered Minister of State at the Foreign Office with responsibility for India, China…

"I'd like to get you on a slow boat to China"

Liam Fox warns on security spending and on avoiding Iraq

22 June 2014 13:15

The Cabinet is split between doves and hawks on whether Britain should back US involvement in Iraq, but this morning…

Defence Secretary Liam Fox Facing Inquiry Into Ministerial Conduct

Former Liam Fox aide to advise Cameron on Nato summit

10 January 2014 13:24

Number 10 has appointed Tobias Ellwood has the Prime Minister’s parliamentary adviser on this year’s Nato summit, Coffee House has…

British Prime Minister David Cameron pla

Top spin, Dave

8 July 2013 16:03

The prime minister’s appearance at Wimbledon yesterday, and his invitation of Andy Murray to Downing Street, has got some miserable…

A poster from the 1970 General Election. Photo: The Conservative Party Archive/Getty Images

Liam Fox, Theresa May and the meaning of conservatism

14 March 2013 15:41

Speeches by Theresa May and Liam Fox have produced a surge of interest in what Conservatives stand for. Politics in…

"I'd like to get you on a slow boat to China"

Liam Fox’s Plan A++

11 March 2013 20:31

It’s been a day of competing economic prescriptions from two doctors: Vince Cable  (‘debt’s so cheap it’d be rude not…

Defence Secretary Liam Fox Facing Inquiry Into Ministerial Conduct

Liam Fox shows David Cameron how to lead the Tories to a historic defeat

11 March 2013 15:27

I think it is fair to say that Dr Liam Fox has never been one of David Cameron’s chief chums.…

Liam Fox is giving a speech on the economy to the IEA today. Picture: Getty

Cable and Fox tug at the Coalition’s centre

11 March 2013 9:11

The leaders of both coalition parties are seeing ministerial colleagues and backbenchers trying to push them further way from the…

A doctor, right, prescribes withdrawal

Liam Fox: I’d vote to leave the EU

20 January 2013 12:11

Not that it’s a great surprise, but Liam Fox has come out as an out-er – i.e., he’d vote to…

Andrew Mitchell has been doing his level best to be nice to absolutely everyone. Image: Getty

Andrew Mitchell and Morgen Schmorgen

18 January 2013 13:34

Another week, another former Tory cabinet minister working a room. Last week I brought you news of Liam Fox entertaining…

It will be Liam Fox's intervention on Europe today that will worry the Prime Minister the most. Picture: Getty

More helpful advice for David Cameron on Europe

17 January 2013 9:34

By this stage in the run-up to his Europe speech, the Prime Minister must be tempted to sit in a…

It was either the mini fish and chips or the tub-thumping speech which pulled in the crowds last night Image: Getty

The Fox pulls in a crowd

10 January 2013 13:10

An impressive turnout in the Churchill Room of the Carlton Club last night for Liam Fox’s New Year drinks. My…