Theresa May

This Spectator cover, by Morten Morland, is doubling as the cover for Tim Shipman's book All Out War

David Cameron can’t blame Theresa May for his awful “deal” with the EU

25 September 2016 7:14

Tim Shipman’s book about the EU referendum campaign, All Out War, is serialised today in the Sunday Times. The newspaper…

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Labour women attack Theresa May as ‘no sister’. How very un-feminist.

24 September 2016 17:38

The Labour Party is in a sour mood at present, that much we already know. Usually, most of the sourness…

It’s time for Theresa May to answer the airport question

24 September 2016 10:00

Hinkley Point — for all its flaws and the whiffs of suspicion around its Chinese investors — has finally received…


Is Boris worrying that Brexit will never happen?

23 September 2016 10:13

Theresa May has made one thing clear: Brexit mean Brexit. But when will the Prime Minister actually pull the trigger…


Britain has shown Germany how to handle a migrant crisis

21 September 2016 10:54

Only now does Angela Merkel concede that she made mistakes when admitting a million refugees last year. It was obvious to…

Selective education can tackle inequality. Here’s how

18 September 2016 13:08

You know the figures: seven per cent of children in the UK attend fee-paying schools but they win 42 per…


Philip Hammond, the frankest man in the Cabinet

17 September 2016 10:45

On Thursday, the Cabinet’s Economic and Industrial Strategy committee met. There were, as I write in The Sun this morning,…


Theresa May has made the wrong call on Hinkley Point

15 September 2016 11:42

Today’s decision to give the go-ahead for Hinkley C after a six-week review seems to confirm what was indicated in…


PMQs sketch: Politics without fear

14 September 2016 18:23

Remember how it was? Many fans of Westminster still recall with fondness the happy afternoons when the Tories used to…


Jeremy Corbyn comes out on top at PMQs over grammar schools

14 September 2016 13:19

Today Jeremy Corbyn used PMQs to go on the attack over Theresa May’s plan to bring back grammar schools —…

David Cameron At His Constituency Declaration

Coffee House shots: David Cameron quits backbenches and Witney

12 September 2016 17:49

David Cameron chose a rather blustery Oxfordshire afternoon to announce that he was stepping down as MP for Witney with…

Government Indicates Possible Plans To Reintroduce Grammar Schools Across UK

Before anyone sounds off about grammar schools, ask first where their children go to school

10 September 2016 10:16

There’s a good reason and a bad reason why David Cameron hasn’t added his mite to the argument about the…

GCSE students take an exam at Maidstone Grammar School, in K

Cameroons fume about May’s grammar school plans

10 September 2016 10:01

Theresa May has picked the first defining fight of her leadership—and it is the same one that David Cameron chose.…

Could Theresa May’s grammar school plans trigger an early election?

9 September 2016 15:25

Predictably, Theresa May’s speech on new grammar schools and expanding selection across the education system has attracted some strong criticism…

Theresa May Gives First Domestic Policy Speech

Coffee House shots: Is Theresa May right to expand grammar schools?

9 September 2016 14:28

With her first major speech since standing on the steps of No. 10, Theresa May has set out plans to radically…

Theresa May makes her grammar schools pitch

9 September 2016 14:02

Theresa May spoke for almost half an hour before she actually mentioned the ‘G’ word: Grammar schools. But before she…

Theresa May’s grammar school revolution starts today

9 September 2016 8:50

Theresa May made it clear when she became Prime Minister that she wanted to be defined by more than just…

Do ‘tutor-proof’ grammar school tests exist?

8 September 2016 17:57

As part of its plan to expand the number of grammar schools, the Government has proposed making ‘tutor-proof’ tests. Unfortunately,…

Tory backbenchers toe the line on grammar schools – for now

8 September 2016 16:14

There were two striking things about today’s urgent question on grammar schools. The first was that MPs were told far…

Theresa May’s grammar school plans provoke a mixed reaction

8 September 2016 9:03

Theresa May has told Tory MPs she won’t ‘turn back the clock’ on grammar schools. But she also didn’t rule…

Theresa May Succeeds David Cameron As The UK's New Prime Minister

Theresa May: We have selection in state schools already, selection by house price

7 September 2016 21:00

Theresa May received the traditional desk banging reception when she addressed the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers. May pleased Tory…


Theresa May reveals her weakness

7 September 2016 16:01

Bit early for a lap of honour. At PMQs Mrs May congratulated her government (i.e. herself) on fifty marvellous days…

Theresa May at the G20 Summit (Getty).

What we learnt about Brexit from Theresa May today

7 September 2016 15:57

Theresa May began her statement on the G20 by talking about Brexit. She insisted that she wasn’t going to give…


Theresa May’s stilted second PMQs performance

7 September 2016 13:28

If the purpose of the first few Prime Minister’s Questions sessions that a new leader faces is to assert their…

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Theresa May clearly wants to pick a fight on grammars

7 September 2016 11:56

The most interesting thing about the accidentally-revealed grammar schools briefing document is not so much that the government is planning…