Anna Soubry

Where are the howls of protest when Anna Soubry appears on the BBC?

28 August 2019 14:54

Political debate, as we are forever being told, has become coarser in recent years. But there is a bigger change…

Change UK holds post mortem after EU election humiliation

31 May 2019 17:25

Change UK has been holding post-mortem meetings about its failure to win any seats in last week’s European elections, I…

Eight people who’ve changed their Brexit position

27 July 2018 17:04

It can be hard work keeping track of how Brexit is going. Last week alone we had the government adopt…

Blue on Blue: Nadine Dorries attacks Anna Soubry – ‘they’ve lost the plot’

17 July 2018 12:40

Oh dear. As No 10 attempt to stop more Commons rebellions today on the customs bill, relations between Tory Remain…

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 –…

Burns burns Soubry

12 February 2018 11:09

Oh dear. This week Boris Johnson will give a speech intended to unite the country over Brexit – and, most…

Will Labour Brexiteers keep the withdrawal bill clean?

4 September 2017 13:10

With second reading of the EU withdrawal bill coming this week, there’s a lot of speculation about Tory rebels and…

Was this Tory MP watching a racy clip in the Commons?

13 June 2017 15:40

Parliament is back – but already some MPs are bored. One Tory backbencher was snapped glancing at his phone during…

Brexit Bill debate: MPs are confused about their job description

31 January 2017 17:40

The debate over the Bill allowing the government to trigger Article 50 has been surprisingly good-natured, so far, given the…

Irvine Welsh has a taxing time on Question Time

8 April 2016 9:27

Last night’s Question Time saw David Dimbleby joined by Anna Soubry, Chris Bryant, Douglas Carswell, economist Ruth Lea and Irvine Welsh.…

The government would not do more for the steel industry, even if the EU allowed them to

30 March 2016 16:51

Sajid Javid is the driest and most Thatcherite member of the government. So, it is no surprise that he is…

Dermot Murnaghan vs Anna Soubry: ‘are you sure you’re in government?’

29 February 2016 8:58

With the Sunday papers filled with stories suggesting David Cameron’s party is in turmoil over the EU, Sky’s Dermot Murnaghan decided to…

Members of Cameron’s Cabinet are now free to speak their mind on the EU. Here’s what they’re saying

20 February 2016 12:02

David Cameron’s two hour Cabinet meeting is now over, and the campaign has now started. His Cabinet members are now…

Watch: John Bercow takes Anna Soubry to task in Commons showdown

30 January 2016 8:00

Last year Alex Salmond told Anna Soubry to ‘behave yourself, woman‘ after the pair clashed in the chamber. While it was Salmond who…

On Question Time, will someone please ask Mehdi Hasan about his views on infidels?

19 November 2015 16:22

Various readers have been asking if I am doing Question Time, This Week or Any Questions this week. It’s not…

Anna Soubry and Alex Salmond bury the hatchet following sexism row

6 July 2015 15:30

Only last month, Alex Salmond found himself at the centre of a sexism row after he told Anna Soubry to…

Dennis Skinner: ‘Gordon Brown and I were the Northern Powerhouse’

30 June 2015 14:00

After Dennis Skinner successfully won the SNP turf war over his favoured seat in the Commons, the Labour backbencher has been…

Alex Salmond tells Anna Soubry to ‘behave yourself, woman’

4 June 2015 8:42

Alex Salmond’s reintroduction to Parliament has hit a few bumps in the road this week. He was criticised on Tuesday…

Anna Soubry arriving in Downing Street on reshuffle day. Picture: PA

Anna Soubry’s choice of words raises eyebrows

25 February 2015 17:06

After Inside the Commons drew to a close last night, a new row involving the House of Commons documentary developed. Reports…

Liz Truss

Maria Miller: Who could replace her?

9 April 2014 8:25

Who are the ministers who could replace Maria Miller? Some of the muttering over the past few days has been…