Boris Johnson

Boris and Gove find a common enemy

19 April 2018 13:29

After the EU referendum, Boris Johnson and Michael Gove were such a dream team that the pair looked destined to…

Sunday shows round-up: Boris Johnson – ‘the world has said enough is enough’

15 April 2018 16:36

The Foreign Secretary joined Andrew Marr to discuss the targeted missile strikes on chemical weapons facilities in Syria that took…

Boris Johnson’s undisclosed meeting with Alexander Nix of Cambridge Analytica

21 March 2018 19:41

Now that Alexander Nix has been suspended as Cambridge Analytica chief executive, the hunt is on to see who else…

Will Britain stand up to Russia?

6 March 2018 15:09

A Russian man convicted of spying for Britain has mysteriously been taken ill due to an ‘unknown substance’ – I…

Growing concern among Brexiteers over ‘exploitation’ of Irish border

28 February 2018 11:43

Is the Irish border problem being used to frustrate Brexit? That’s the claim made by the Foreign Secretary this morning.…

Tom Tugendhat reignites his feud with the Foreign Secretary

25 February 2018 23:10

Here we go again. Within Parliament it’s no secret that there is little love lost between Conservative colleagues Boris Johnson…

Full text: Boris Johnson’s Brexit speech

14 February 2018 11:44

The other day a woman pitched up in my surgery in a state of indignation. The ostensible cause was broadband…

Boris Johnson’s Valentine’s speech is a chance to prove his critics wrong

13 February 2018 18:46

It’s been a quiet day in Westminster with the main excitement involving a suspicious package containing white powder that was…

Where the Brexit inner Cabinet is heading

10 February 2018 10:34

There have been two meetings of the Brexit inner Cabinet this week. But as I say in The Sun this…

Theresa May’s good news: poll finds Prime Minister is the least worst option

30 January 2018 11:43

Finally some good news for Theresa May. After a tawdry few weeks in which Conservative MPs have taken to Twitter,…

Theresa May’s lack of a Brexit vision is costing her, and the country

27 January 2018 10:38

Boris Johnson and Philip Hammond are further apart on Brexit than anyone else in the inner Cabinet. But there is…

Boris Johnson’s proposal for a bridge across the Channel isn’t crazy – but the backlash is

20 January 2018 10:12

Building a physical bridge between the UK and France is, apparently, ridiculous. I know that because, ever since Boris Johnson…

Boris Johnson’s bridge over troubled waters

19 January 2018 19:10

This post first appeared in the Spectator’s Evening Blend email, a free round-up and analysis of each day’s politics. Sign…

Boris Johnson’s hostile reception

13 December 2017 11:16

Ever since the EU referendum, Boris Johnson has found his local neighbourhood in Islington turn a little bit frosty. Residents…

Boris left alone to fight for divergence at Cabinet

6 December 2017 17:30

After the DUP took issue with government’s handling of the Irish border question on Monday, Theresa May had to return…

Sunday political interviews round-up: Khan bashes Boris

12 November 2017 16:01

It is Remembrance Sunday, and the party leaders put their politics aside this morning as they gathered around the Cenotaph…

Welcome to Messminster, where ministers can get away with whatever they fancy

7 November 2017 17:29

What do you need to do to get sacked in this place? Quite a lot, according to the response from…

MPs tear into Boris Johnson for Iran blunder

7 November 2017 15:42

Boris Johnson mysteriously decided to update the House of Commons on the fight against Islamic State today, even though everyone…

Spectator competition winners: a poem for Boris

5 November 2017 9:46

The latest competition called for a safe poem that Boris Johnson could have on hand to quote from when out…

Tom Tugendhat takes a swipe at Boris

27 October 2017 7:25

If proof was needed that deference is dead in Parliament, look no further than the interview Tom Tugendhat has given…

Cabinet reshuffle: who can Theresa May sack?

8 October 2017 22:03

Good news in Downing Street: Theresa May has survived the weekend. After the Shapps plot failed to take off, the…

The rules of the Tory leadership contest make it a wild card to play

8 October 2017 9:00

The moment Philip May helped his wife from the stage after her conference speech, it became clear that it is…

Is Jeremy Corbyn following the Ian Paisley playbook?

6 October 2017 14:26

By the simple expedients of being cheerful and attacking Jeremy Corbyn, Boris Johnson scored a deserved hit at the Tory…

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…

Boris Johnson shows what it means to be an upbeat Conservative

3 October 2017 16:48

Boris Johnson’s speech to Conservative Party conference was disloyal to the Prime Minister in the sense that unlike Theresa May,…