Resignations

That Cameron is out while Juncker has stayed shows us just what’s wrong with the EU

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…

David Miliband resignation: political and press reaction

27 March 2013 8:39

Here is a selection of what various Labour big wigs, political commentators and media figures have made of Miliband’s decision…

David Miliband’s careful resignation letter reveals some of his frustration

27 March 2013 8:23

David Miliband has confirmed that he is resigning as an MP to become President and Chief Executive of the International…

Eric Joyce apologises to his victims

12 March 2012 17:07

Following his arrest for attacking fellow MPs in the Strangers’ Bar of the House of Commons, Eric Joyce has resigned…

An Australian bloodbath

22 February 2012 17:58

Australian politics is all aflutter at the resignation of Kevin Rudd as Foreign Minister. What happens now? Will he challenge…

BREAKING: Greek PM Papandreou offers his resignation

3 November 2011 12:15

The BBC reports that Papandreou will resign today and ask the Greek president to approve a new coalition government, with…

Europe Minister’s PPS quits over referendum vote

24 October 2011 18:09

Adam Holloway, PPS to the Europe Minister David Lidington, has just effectively quit his job by giving a speech setting…

Fox apologises

19 October 2011 14:18

In the Commons earlier:

Fox unlikely to cause trouble for Cameron

14 October 2011 16:39

As soon as the news about G3’s funding of Adam Werritty emerged, it became clear that Liam Fox was going…

Personal loyalty brings down Fox

14 October 2011 16:16

When Liam Fox celebrated his 50th birthday, he invited friends – those who would be likely to turn up for…

Fox resigns, Cameron responds

14 October 2011 16:11

Liam Fox has just resigned as Defence Secretary. Here is his resignation letter to the Prime Minister in full: Dear…

Gus O’Donnell’s resignation letter

11 October 2011 13:30

Today, Downing Street has announced that the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Gus O’Donnell, will resign at the end of the year.…

From the archives: The resignation of Alastair Campbell

21 January 2011 18:04

No need to explain why we’re looking back on the resignation of Alastair Campbell for this week’s entry from The…

The Lib Dem rebels make themselves heard

6 December 2010 13:15

Here in Westminster we are all brushing up on the names of Lib Dem PPSs, as we try and work…

Eric Joyce resigns as PPS to the Defence Secretary

3 September 2009 19:30

In a move that is sure to overshadow the Prime Minister’s speech on Afghanistan tomorrow, Eric Joyce, a former army…

Another goat goes

14 July 2009 19:35

News is breaking that the Health Minister Lord Darzi is leaving the government. By my count, that means Lord West…