Boris Johnson

The Tories know they must deliver for their new voters

14 December 2019 12:01

‘If Darlington high street isn’t visibly better in four years’ time, we’ll be in trouble’, one of Boris Johnson’s confidants…

Boris Johnson promises to ‘unite and level up’ the UK. Can he really achieve that?

13 December 2019 15:53

Boris Johnson’s victory speech in Downing Street was aimed at the voters unsure about his government, whether they be the…

The Brexit Party might still deny Boris his majority

11 December 2019 16:30

The last YouGov constituency-level poll showed a significant closing of the gap between Labour and the Conservatives, with the projected…

Could this be the defining moment of the election campaign?

9 December 2019 18:50

An interview earlier today with my colleague Joe Pike captures the contradiction at the heart of Boris Johnson’s campaign. He…

Boris is right: it’s time to scrap the BBC licence fee

9 December 2019 17:37

Has Boris decided this election is in the bag? I ask because this afternoon he’s made just about the first…

Boris Johnson gives himself a hospital pass as he avoids picture of sick child

9 December 2019 16:05

Is Boris Johnson a robot? I ask this advisedly, given the connotations of that word in the political arena, but…

The three things that would have to happen to block a Tory majority

9 December 2019 12:38

In 72 hours time, voting will be well underway. We will be talking about turnout being ‘brisk’. Right now, the…

Tories benefit from no-show at chaotic TV debate as election enters final days

8 December 2019 20:49

Believe it or not, there was yet another televised election debate tonight, this time on Channel 4, called the ‘Everything…

Boris should threaten to back Corbyn’s ridiculous Brexit plan

7 December 2019 15:53

The decline of the Liberal Democrats continues to give Labour a boost and rattle Tory nerves. Middle class Remainers who…

Live blog: Boris vs Corbyn’s BBC clash

6 December 2019 20:26

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clashed in a head-to-head in tonight’s live BBC debate. The two leaders faced off in…

Has Boris Johnson changed his campaign strategy?

6 December 2019 12:32

Stump speeches and battle bus stop-offs are a staple of political campaigning. And while much of the battle for votes now…

Watch: Andrew Neil eviscerates Boris Johnson over interview no show

5 December 2019 19:51

Boris Johnson has so far refused to take part in an election interview with Andrew Neil. Jeremy Corbyn, Jo Swinson,…

Why I feel sorry for Jo Swinson’s Lib Dems

5 December 2019 11:21

Interviewing Boris Johnson last night on my show, I ended up feeling a bit sorry for Jo Swinson, leader of the…

Boris Johnson plays it safe at Nato press conference

4 December 2019 17:31

There will be relief in Conservative Campaign Headquarters as the Nato summit draws to a close with no election gaffe…

What really happens when Trump comes to town?

3 December 2019 16:37

Air Force One touched down at Stansted Airport last night for the annual Nato summit, held just over a week…

Security moves to top of the election agenda

2 December 2019 8:58

With ten days to go until polling day, the election campaign has turned to national security. Following the London Bridge…

Expect fireworks at this week’s Nato summit

1 December 2019 17:49

This week is seminal for Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron. Boris, in Watford, is hosting one of the most important…

Boris’s ‘Buy British’ plan shows how Brexit has changed the Tories

29 November 2019 16:41

Where to start with the Conservatives’ “Buy British” promises to end EU state aid rules? The obvious point is that…

Watch: Tory MP admits ‘I wouldn’t do Andrew Neil as he’d take me to pieces’

29 November 2019 8:53

Charles Walker, the former chairman of the influential Conservative 1922 Committee, took to the airwaves last night in an attempt…

Tories go to war with Channel 4 over climate debate ice sculpture

28 November 2019 22:01

Why did Boris Johnson refuse to attend tonight’s Channel 4 leaders’ debate on the climate? His party has gone to…