Boris Johnson

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…

Boris tells Cabinet, ‘I’m the most liberal Conservative PM in decades’

10 September 2019 11:57

Anyone expecting today’s Cabinet to have been a bust-up following Amber Rudd’s resignation will have been disappointed. From what I’m…

How much collateral damage can the Tory party take?

9 September 2019 13:00

Amber Rudd’s resignation has clearly been a blow to the government, but it wasn’t a huge surprise that she went…

Does Macron grasp what Corbyn would mean for France?

9 September 2019 12:31

I had supper on Saturday with an old friend. She’s a committed French socialist, a schoolteacher in the Parisian suburb…

Ex-Tory rebels plot to reintroduce Theresa May’s Brexit deal

9 September 2019 9:41

The rebel MPs kicked out of the Tory party held a phone conference last night to plot their next move,…

Amber Rudd quits Cabinet – and the Tory party

7 September 2019 21:17

Amber Rudd has quit the Cabinet and resigned the Tory whip. Rudd’s departure deepens the split in the Tory party…

Tories pushing for Boris Johnson v Jeremy Corbyn TV debates

7 September 2019 10:50

Boris Johnson’s best route to a majority is turning the election into a question of whether you want him or…

What the opposition pact means for Boris Johnson’s path to an early election

6 September 2019 12:17

Although Downing Street heralded Thursday the ‘first day of the election campaign’, Boris Johnson is yet to be able to…

Boris Johnson denied election request – but snap poll remains likely

4 September 2019 21:42

Boris Johnson has lost his third government vote – and his first bid for an early election. MPs voted against…

Boris Johnson’s confusing election stance

4 September 2019 13:54

Does Boris Johnson want an election or does he not want an election? He managed to make both claims this…

Government loses vote – Boris Johnson looks to early election

3 September 2019 23:09

Boris Johnson tonight suffered his first government defeat in his first Commons vote since becoming Prime Minister. Tory rebels joined forces…

Boris tries to charm Tory MPs in Commons tearoom

3 September 2019 22:54

The Tory rebels on tonight’s motion are in the process of losing the party whip. There were many more than…

Could the Tory rebels win back their seats at the next election?

3 September 2019 20:22

Imagine that you’re a Tory MP who wants to vote against the government today – and you’re going to be…

The rebel MPs don’t know what they want

3 September 2019 13:56

Was there ever such a principled stand over a such a feeble cause? If today’s Tory rebels were intent on…

What is the point of these prime ministerial statements?

2 September 2019 19:20

I know I can’t speak for your circumstances but I hope you’re enjoying this Festival of Brexit as much as…

Boris Johnson tries to shift the blame for an early election

2 September 2019 18:34

In his statement outside No. 10, Boris Johnson’s message was simple: back me or help Corbyn. Ahead of a crunch…

Does Boris Johnson want to lose tomorrow’s vote?

2 September 2019 15:55

To reinforce what I said about the gravity of tomorrow’s vote, rumours are swirling that Dominic Cummings – the PM’s…

Is Boris Johnson about to go for an election?

2 September 2019 14:56

Things are moving fast in Westminster this afternoon, with speculation mounting that Boris Johnson might be about to call an election.…