Amber Rudd

What’s wrong with deporting illegal immigrants?

30 April 2018 18:08

Can anyone explain to me why it is wrong for the Home Office to have a target for the removal…

The Home Office is Whitehall’s ultimate hostile environment

30 April 2018 8:25

Theresa May’s tragicomic run of rotten luck continues. Amber Rudd has self-deported to the backbenches and the Prime Minister will have…

Who will replace Amber Rudd?

30 April 2018 7:52

With Amber Rudd gone, talk has turned to who will replace her as Home Secretary. Downing Street has suggested that…

Tory MP points the finger of blame at May

30 April 2018 7:05

When Nick Boles tweeted in January to complain about the ‘timidity and lack of ambition’ in Theresa May’s government, the…

Will Amber Rudd now join Anna Soubry in the Brexit awkward squad?

29 April 2018 22:48

To the disappointment of Conservative MPs and the delight of Labour politicians, Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary –…

Amber Rudd has gone. Can the immigration target go next?

29 April 2018 22:41

It’s hard not to feel a little sympathy for Amber Rudd. She was the lighting rod of the Windrush scandal,…

With Amber Rudd gone, the Windrush scandal moves closer to Theresa May

29 April 2018 22:12

Alastair Campbell denies that he ever said that no Cabinet Minister can survive a negative story lasting ten, eleven or 14…

Sunday shows round-up: Brandon Lewis – Rudd did not set targets for deportation

29 April 2018 17:02

The fallout of the Windrush scandal has continued from the previous week, with Home Secretary Amber Rudd still in the…

New leak suggests Amber Rudd’s grip on the Home Office is even weaker than first thought

27 April 2018 15:48

When the Windrush scandal broke, it was largely seen as Theresa May’s fault, given the Prime Minister had introduced the…

Amber Rudd breeds confusion on Brexit

26 April 2018 15:26

Amber Rudd has had a torrid few weeks thanks to the Windrush scandal and her department’s failure to get a…

Amber Rudd is reminded of the Home Office’s reputation as a political graveyard

25 April 2018 18:27

Amber Rudd must, privately, be hopping mad about the Windrush row. Not only is she having to defend policies that…

Amber Rudd’s shopping misstep

24 April 2018 9:45

Amber Rudd is not having a good few weeks thanks to her department’s shaky handling of the Windrush scandal. Now…

Rudd’s enemies are losing patience with her. Trouble is, so are her friends

20 April 2018 15:49

The government ends what has been a truly dismal week with a row over whether or not Theresa May supported…

Domestic abuse is undergoing the same revolution as mental health

8 March 2018 13:04

Over the past ten years, mental health has gone from being one of those problems that no-one liked to talk…

Newsnight’s charm offensive

14 November 2017 17:41

As BBC2’s flagship current affairs programme, Newsnight prides itself on attracting the finest politicians and pundits to offer their two…

Amber Rudd is given reason to blush

14 November 2017 8:17

Oh dear. Anyone who harbours serious hopes of becoming the next Conservative Prime Minister – or perhaps Opposition leader at…

Nicky Morgan fails to protect her source

15 October 2017 17:06

It’s the first rule of journalism to always protect one’s sources. Alas this rule does not appear to apply to…

Watch: Amber Rudd tells Boris to get on his feet for May

4 October 2017 12:47

It’s safe to say that Theresa May’s conference speech has not gone to plan after the Prime Minister came down…

Amber Rudd’s Conservative conference speech, full text

3 October 2017 12:41

Conference, Standing here in Manchester it is impossible to forget the sight of this proud city, shrouded in grief, after…

Sunday shows round-up: Amber Rudd says Boris is ‘back-seat driving’ over Brexit

17 September 2017 17:56

Amber Rudd – Boris should not ‘back-seat drive’ over Brexit The Home Secretary took to Andrew Marr’s sofa in the…

Will Nicholas Soames step aside to make way for Prime Minister Rudd?

18 August 2017 14:33

Although Theresa May has returned from her summer holidays to find her job safe, it’s only a temporary fix to…

Why Amber Rudd is the favourite to get Ruth Davidson’s endorsement in the next Tory leadership race

5 August 2017 10:37

There are few people whose endorsement will be more valuable in the next Tory leadership contest than Ruth Davidson’s. She…

The confusion over immigration shows the government is being pulled in three directions

27 July 2017 18:13

Another day, another mixed message from the government over its position on Brexit. This time it’s immigration that has become…

Jeremy Corbyn plays it safe in Hastings

10 July 2017 7:30

With a recent YouGov poll giving Labour a six-point-lead over the Conservatives, it’s little wonder that Jeremy Corbyn is keen…

2017 General Election: the ten ‘Portillo moments’ to watch out for

7 June 2017 23:50

Just as in 2015, this election promises to be a tough fight for some of the biggest names. Depending on…