Boris Johnson

The purpose of Boris Johnson’s Queen’s Speech

13 October 2019 21:20

Normally a Prime Minister uses a Queen’s Speech to lay out their government’s legislative agenda for the year ahead. However,…

Can ministers really hold their nerve on Brexit this week?

13 October 2019 20:39

Boris Johnson is now in what’s known in cricket as the ‘Nervous Nineties’, when a batsman becomes so anxious about…

Johnson and Varadkar: It’s not over yet

10 October 2019 16:25

Is all hope lost that a Brexit deal can be agreed before 31 October? That’s been the mood music coming…

Can Boris Johnson survive if he breaks his Brexit promise?

7 October 2019 16:26

It gives me no pleasure to report this of my former Daily Telegraph colleague, but some people who know Boris…

Is a Brexit deal now off the table?

6 October 2019 21:59

Is a Brexit deal agreed before October 31st a realistic possibility? Technically talks between the UK and EU are ongoing…

Boris Johnson will have to win a majority to get the EU to engage with his Brexit plan

5 October 2019 10:37

The Brexit talks between the UK and the EU are making very little progress. Number 10 say that there is…

Why did Boris Johnson bother giving his conference speech at all?

2 October 2019 14:12

What was the point of Boris Johnson’s speech? It didn’t contain any announcements for Tory activists to clutch as they…

Boris Johnson’s weapons-grade speech

2 October 2019 13:52

This was not just the best speech that Boris Johnson has given since becoming Prime Minister, it’s the first proper…

Boris Johnson won’t surrender the metaphor

29 September 2019 11:06

In a feisty interview on The Andrew Marr Show, Boris Johnson defended his use of the term ‘surrender act’, calling…

We will find out in a few days whether Brexit will happen

28 September 2019 13:41

Barnier and Juncker are running out of time to decide if Johnson is bluffing

How the Tories intend to avoid a repeat of the 2017 manifesto disaster

28 September 2019 10:36

The Tory plan was to fight the 2017 election as a Brexit election. But that strategy was derailed by a…

Has the Supreme Court handed Boris Johnson a Brexit escape route?

26 September 2019 14:26

The Supreme Court’s judgement is the latest constitutional perversion after the Benn act. But ironically it may assist the Government…

Has Boris Johnson ruined his chances of passing a Brexit deal?

26 September 2019 11:56

Boris Johnson’s behaviour in the Commons last night was clearly part of his strategy to set up a ‘people vs…

Boris Johnson has shown a worrying lack of emotional intelligence

25 September 2019 20:55

The House of Commons has just turned very ugly indeed, after Boris Johnson dismissed a Labour MP who was complaining…

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clash spectacularly in the Commons

25 September 2019 19:42

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have just clashed spectacularly in the House of Commons. Boris Johnson repeatedly goaded Jeremy Corbyn…

Can New York give the Brexit negotiations some momentum?

21 September 2019 10:37

Three events will dominate next week. The Supreme Court’s decision on the legality of prorogation, Labour conference and the UN…

Revealed: The Brexit deal Boris Johnson wants

17 September 2019 17:45

The shape of the Brexit fix that Boris Johnson wants from the EU’s 27 leaders is now clear. Here it is: In…

David Cameron makes life awkward for Boris Johnson and Michael Gove

16 September 2019 9:00

Oh dear. Relations between Boris Johnson and Michael Gove could become a bit awkward this week after an extract from…

Sunday shows round-up: A Lib Dem government would revoke Article 50, says Jo Swinson

15 September 2019 13:20

Steve Barclay – Boris Johnson ‘believes in Brexit’ David Cameron’s memoirs are due to be released this Thursday, with some…

Why is Nigel Farage being so emollient to the Tories?

12 September 2019 11:19

In verbal ding dongs Nigel Farage usually gives as good as he gets. But he has been oddly restrained in…