Theresa May


PMQs Sketch: Why Jeremy Corbyn is a lousy politician

26 October 2016 16:06

Today it became clear why Corbyn is a lousy politician. He’s too interesting. The variety of life is simply too…

Jeremy Corbyn lets Theresa May off the hook again at PMQs

26 October 2016 13:18

Today’s PMQs could have been a tricky affair for Theresa May. Her decision on Heathrow has seen one Tory MP…

Is the Guardian’s leaked tape of Theresa May really so shocking?

26 October 2016 11:12

The Guardian’s splash today looks like bad news for the PM. ‘Leaked recording shows Theresa May is ‘ignoring her own…

The Heathrow saga: What the papers are saying

26 October 2016 9:21

Heathrow’s third runway has won the backing of the Government but the long-running saga over the airport’s expansion rumbles on.…

Sooner or later, the Calais ‘Jungle’ will be back – and the British left can’t wait

25 October 2016 14:53

The massive operation by 1,200 French riot police and gendarmes to bus the migrants in the ‘Jungle’ at Calais to…

The Debate Over The Third Runway At Heathrow Airport Continues

Let the gruesome legal battle over Heathrow commence

25 October 2016 12:25

When the history comes to be written of Britain’s descent from a democracy to a krytocracy, the story of Heathrow’s…

Heathrow’s third runway gets the go-ahead from the Government

25 October 2016 11:18

As was widely expected, the Government has backed plans to expand Heathrow. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the decision to approve…

Heathrow or Gatwick: What are Theresa May’s options?

25 October 2016 9:24

Today, after years of delay, we’ll finally learn what the Government’s answer is to the airport question. Both supporters and…


Theresa May’s Brexit plan slowly trickles out

24 October 2016 16:57

A pattern is emerging in the Government’s statements on Brexit to the House of Commons. The initial statement, today by…

Theresa May should ignore the privately-educated elite and press on with her grammar school plans

24 October 2016 12:12

It has become customary in the great grammar school debate to declare where you went to school. I attended the…

The EU would be mad to start a trade war with Britain. Here’s why

24 October 2016 11:27

So far, the debate over what happens to UK-EU trade after Brexit has been conducted around a rather odd premise:…

Sturgeon’s secessionist fantasy has been rejected by Europe. So why does she ask Theresa May?

24 October 2016 9:27

‘Downing Street says the PM is set to rebuff calls for a flexible Brexit, which would allow parts of the…

Theresa May’s Ukip opportunity

23 October 2016 11:13

Since Nigel Farage’s latest resignation as Ukip leader, it has become clear that he is the only person who can…

It’s time for Mark Carney to go

22 October 2016 13:10

Oh dear. Mark Carney is irritated. His proud independence has been challenged. The Prime Minister had the temerity to admit…

We should be flattered not threatened by France’s bid to take on the City

22 October 2016 10:05

The French are trying to seduce the British to come and work in Paris. A video hymns the delights of…

What did we learn from the Witney by-election?

21 October 2016 10:44

It’s no surprise that the Tories held their seat overnight in the Witney by-election. Yet what seems remarkable (at least…

Theresa May Leaves Downing Street For Prime Minister Questions

PMQs Sketch: Theresa May torpedoes Jeremy Corbyn in six syllables

19 October 2016 16:42

Today we saw government without opposition. At least without opposition in the hands of the Opposition leader. Rambling, disorganised Jeremy…


Lisa Nandy provides the real opposition at PMQs

19 October 2016 13:32

Today’s PMQs marked a return to old form for Jeremy Corbyn. After two reasonably successful bouts against the Prime Minister, the…


Watch: Theresa May’s risqué PMQs joke about Mrs Bone

19 October 2016 12:35

Theresa May’s track record of telling jokes in the Commons isn’t good. Last month at Prime Minister’s Questions, her wise…


Home Office’s dirty laundry aired at select committee on child sexual abuse inquiry

18 October 2016 17:44

On Monday, Amber Rudd found herself in a difficult position in the Commons over the Home Office’s blunder-ridden child sexual…

An airliner comes in to land at Heathrow Airport on August 11, 2014 in London, England.

Theresa May lays the groundwork for Heathrow expansion

18 October 2016 14:59

After years of delays, point-scoring and heel-dragging, the government will next week announce which airport — or airports — will…

Don’t listen to the doom-mongers: A rise in inflation isn’t some kind of crisis

18 October 2016 12:10

It takes quite a determined Cassandra to see the rise in Consumer Prices Index (CPI) from 0.6 per cent in…

Will Brexit butcher the banks?

16 October 2016 11:33

The financial crisis defines our age. It helps explain everything from the presidential nomination of Donald Trump to Jeremy Corbyn’s…

Theresa May is Blue Labour at heart

15 October 2016 12:18

I never really agreed with the central-thesis of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — that ‘42’ is the answer…


Britain shouldn’t stay in the customs union after Brexit

15 October 2016 10:23

A Brexit deal that would end free movement and see UK goods able to access the EU market without tariffs…