Boris Johnson

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…

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…