Boris Johnson

France says no deal now the most likely Brexit outcome. But why now?

21 August 2019 17:15

Why would French government officials brief that they think it most likely Britain will leave the European Union without a…

Boris Johnson’s Brexit opponents are playing into his hands

21 August 2019 16:08

There is arguably the most important conflict raging in the Tory party since Churchill replaced Chamberlain as PM in 1940.…

No. 10 hits back in the backstop blame game

20 August 2019 14:51

The stand-off between Downing Street and the European Union over Boris Johnson’s latest proposal for the backstop boils down to…

Emmanuel Macron could be Boris Johnson’s Brexit saviour

20 August 2019 11:38

One thing on which Remainers and Brexiteers can agree is that Brexit delayed is Brexit denied. The government continues to…

No. 10’s media strategy – ‘The focus is the country rather than the Westminster bubble’

20 August 2019 10:40

What is Boris Johnson’s strategy for engaging with the media? Over the weekend reports emerged that the Johnson government’s media…

Jeremy Corbyn, not Boris Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

19 August 2019 13:38

Jez he did! Jeremy Corbyn has just surprised absolutely nobody by calling Prime Minister Boris Johnson ‘Britain’s Trump.’ He labelled…

Was I wrong about Boris Johnson?

17 August 2019 7:00

The Conservative commentariat does not march in step. Myself, along with Matthew Parris, Max Hastings and Simon Heffer are proud, stiff-necked…

Boris Johnson is the EU’s nemesis. But could he be Europe’s saviour?

16 August 2019 8:25

It is a curious and rather moving experience to see someone you have known for thirty-five years standing in front…

Locking up bankers won’t solve Britain’s crime epidemic

15 August 2019 16:17

On Monday, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Munster Square in Camden. A Witness reported seeing three men…

How to make sense of Jeremy Corbyn’s pitch to Remainers

15 August 2019 12:37

What is Jeremy Corbyn up to? The appeal in his letter to Remainers in the Commons to turf Boris Johnson…

Why Boris Johnson needs an election to deliver Brexit

14 August 2019 14:11

What more-or-less all Tory MPs seem to have missed is that Philip Hammond, the ex-chancellor who has become the anti-no-deal…

Full text: Boris Johnson’s ‘People’s PMQs’ debut

14 August 2019 13:22

Good afternoon. I’m speaking to you live from my desk in Downing Street for the first-ever People’s Question Time, People’s…

Why Philip Hammond could just be making things easier for Boris Johnson

14 August 2019 13:14

Is Philip Hammond’s intervention today really a problem for Boris Johnson? The former Chancellor comment piece in the Times declares…

Who is Philip Hammond to lecture Boris Johnson on Brexit?

14 August 2019 11:00

There is a role in British public life known as the Elder Statesman – a former cabinet minister who dispenses…

Could we be heading for a Coupon election?

13 August 2019 18:45

He might be the only MP to have accidentally posted a screenshot of emails about ‘GE2019’ on Instagram, but Damian…

Watch: Boris Johnson’s Kinder Surprise

13 August 2019 18:04

Boris Johnson appeared shell shocked today when he discovered the lengths to which inmates at HMP Leeds go to to…

The truth about Spreadsheet Phil’s bid to block no deal

13 August 2019 14:16

Philip Hammond’s former top advisor has confirmed what many in Westminster have known for some time. Writing in the Guardian, ex-special…

Eight contenders for the top job in a national unity government 

13 August 2019 13:49

‘Only a government of national unity can deliver us from no deal,’ according to Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee. But who…

Boris Johnson is right to talk tough on crime. But can he deliver?

13 August 2019 6:30

Remember #rorywalks? This was the hashtag created to follow the progress of Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart as he travelled…

With interest rates crashing, Boris is in luck – he can borrow his way out of any Brexit crisis

10 August 2019 7:30

Is Boris Johnson the luckiest prime minister ever? This week, the Government can borrow money for ten years at 0.48…