Theresa May

Brexit provides the perfect opportunity to crack the immigration question

25 July 2016 13:00

The British public are clearly dissatisfied with the way our immigration system currently works. One of the main reasons that…

Theresa May Holds First Prime Minister's Questions

Why Prime Minister May has been a surprise

23 July 2016 10:33

As we come to the end of Theresa May’s first full week as Prime Minister, she hasn’t quite been the…

French press fury after Hollande caves in to May

23 July 2016 8:30

Theresa May’s warm reception in France has gone down well in Britain after she won key concessions from the beleaguered…


Why Theresa May must channel her inner comic

23 July 2016 8:30

Going into her first PMQs as Prime Minister on Wednesday, Theresa May faced the same struggles as a female stand-up…


Theresa May gets a warmer than expected reception in Paris, and a pledge on the border

21 July 2016 20:38

Paris was meant to be the more difficult leg of Theresa May’s first European tour as Prime Minister. But May’s…

Angela Eagle, the Labour MP who challenged Mr Corbyn for the leadership, has been told by police to stop holding open surgeries with her constituents over concerns for her safety. (Photo: Getty)

Have the police completely lost the plot today?

21 July 2016 18:53

Is it something to do with Theresa May’s departure as Home Secretary, or are the police completely losing it? The first…

Theresa May, the new Prime Minister and Sam Allardyce, the new England manager (Photo: Getty)

Sam Allardyce is to football what Theresa May is to politics

21 July 2016 18:11

They call him Big Sam. At 6’3 that’s not an unlikely nickname, especially when you’ve spent most of your professional…

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PMQs sketch: Theresa May’s hard head and soft heart is terrifying for Labour

20 July 2016 16:20

What we know for sure about our secretive new PM is that she uses her clothes as a bush-telegraph. What…

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Makes Her First Statement As The Country's New Leader

The net migration reckoning draws nearer

20 July 2016 14:58

Is the new government under Theresa May going to ditch the target to drive net migration into the tens of…

Theresa May Holds First Prime Minister's Questions

Did Theresa May’s flash of nastiness at PMQs tell of trouble to come?

20 July 2016 14:28

That Theresa May ‘won’ Prime Minister’s Questions today, there is no doubt. Tory backbencher Simon Hoare said it was ‘game,…


Theresa May wipes the floor with Jeremy Corbyn at her first PMQs

20 July 2016 13:15

Theresa May was utterly brutal with Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs today. She mocked the Labour leader repeatedly, leaving the Tory…


Watch: Theresa May ridicules ‘unscrupulous’ Corbyn over Labour job insecurity

20 July 2016 12:51

In recent weeks, Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity has hit a new low with the Parliamentary Labour Party. Things are so bad…

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The show’s over for the Women’s Equality Party

20 July 2016 10:34

In the post-Brexit upheaval, the Women’s Equality Party (WEP) has fallen out of sight. Its members once told us ‘WE can,…


Theresa May’s first Cabinet meeting gives us a glimpse of her leadership style

19 July 2016 15:12

Theresa May’s first Cabinet meeting wasn’t accompanied by the kind of eye-catching announcement you would have expected from Tony Blair…

Ministers Attend David Cameron's Last Cabinet Meeting

Why Theresa May’s No 10 will be like a vicarage

19 July 2016 9:00

What do Theresa May, Angela Merkel, Margaret Thatcher and, ahem, me have in common? We are all daughters of the…


Labour’s dismal showing gives Sajid Javid a gentler first day in the job

18 July 2016 16:13

Theresa May’s new government gets to work today, and first to face the heat of the Chamber was the Communities…

Today’s Trident vote will show how the split within Labour is widening

18 July 2016 8:28

One of the first things Theresa May will have been briefed on when she took over as Prime Minister last…

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In defence of Cameron’s posh boys

17 July 2016 18:41

A few weeks ago, I wrote a Spectator cover story about David Cameron’s purge of the posh. My peg was a new…


Theresa May takes control

16 July 2016 10:35

Theresa May has demonstrated this week that she isn’t interested in being continuity Cameron. Her reshuffle was, as I say…


The era of political labels has ended

16 July 2016 8:20

I loathe labels but used to be described – indeed described myself – as a socialist. Perhaps as a result…

Is Theresa May rowing back on ‘Brexit means Brexit’?

15 July 2016 16:52

Theresa May has told us repeatedly that ‘Brexit means Brexit’ and Philip Hammond has been at it too: just in…


Theresa May reacts to Nice terror attack

15 July 2016 12:00

Theresa May has just given her reaction to the terrorist attack in Nice, saying that Britain would stand ‘shoulder-to-shoulder’ with…

Theresa May faces an impossible test over Scotland and Brexit

15 July 2016 10:42

For some time now, and especially since September 2014, the SNP administration in Edinburgh has been inspired by a single,…

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Theresa May’s record as Home Secretary is alarming, not reassuring

15 July 2016 9:46

Despite David Cameron’s experience as a marketing man, his skills at reputation management were feeble compared to those of Theresa…


Theresa May’s reshuffle defies any logic

14 July 2016 21:26

When I went to work at Foyle’s Bookshop as a student, when the owner Christina Foyle still ran the place,…