Damian Green

Damian Green’s social care model breaches a sacred tenet of the NHS – and a good thing, too

6 May 2019 9:22

The central proposal in Damian Green’s recent paper on social care is that care provision should be treated like pensions.…

What next for the over-60s? Social care and beyond

29 October 2018 16:45

It’s a great thing that we’re all living longer, happier, and healthier lives. But this also presents a policy conundrum…

Damian Green’s missed opportunity

20 February 2018 16:58

Why should Damian Green have to apologise? The former First Secretary of State had an extremely awkward interview on the…

Damian Green’s hopeless Twitter gaffe

28 January 2018 10:03

Oh dear. It’s not turning out to be an easy Sunday morning for Theresa May. The front pages are emblazoned…

Will Theresa May replace her Willie?

21 December 2017 11:56

The news of Damian Green’s ‘resignation’ (some would call it a polite sacking) as First Secretary of State has broadly…

Damian Green’s departure won’t end, or even harm, Theresa May

20 December 2017 22:29

Third Cabinet departure in as many months. Loss of close friend and ally. Scandal at the top of government. Cue…

Claws out at the BBC over Peston’s Damian Green report

20 December 2017 21:25

The news that Damian Green has resigned this evening as First Secretary of State following an investigation into his conduct…

Breaking: Damian Green resigns from the Government

20 December 2017 20:46

Damian Green has resigned from the Government following an investigation into his conduct. Below are the letters between the former…

Damian Green’s security problems

1 December 2017 13:29

Spare a thought for Damian Green. As the Cabinet Office investigation into whether or not he broke the ministerial code…

Why Damian Green’s position matters so much to Theresa May

5 November 2017 13:48

As Prime Minister, you get something of a pass on those Cabinet members that you inherit from your predecessor. So,…

The porn allegations against me are disreputable smears

5 November 2017 11:24

After former Met police assistant commissioner Bob Quick told the Sunday Times that ‘extreme’ pornography was found on Damian Green’s…

Damian Green gives Osborne the cold shoulder in Press Gallery speech

19 October 2017 16:38

Oh dear. Although Theresa May is on a mission to unite her Cabinet after months of in-fighting, her mission appears…

Watch: Damian Green says Britain would be better if Remain had won

10 October 2017 23:39

Oh dear. After Theresa May refused to say three times in an interview with Iain Dale on LBC whether she…

Emily Thornberry outshines Damian Green – and Corbyn – at PMQs

12 July 2017 16:18

Mrs May couldn’t make PMQs today. She was lunching with royalty up at the Palace. The happy atmosphere of the…

Watch: Damian Green quizzed on Theresa May’s disappearing act

12 July 2017 12:48

During the election campaign, Tory MPs were queuing up to be snapped with Theresa May and the Prime Minister’s face…

Damian Green calls for a new ‘grown-up way of doing politics’. Will it work?

10 July 2017 9:10

Even before the election delivered a hammer blow to the Tories, their ‘strong and stable’ mantra was coming back to…

How do you solve a problem like the Conservative youth vote?

1 July 2017 17:20

How do you solve a problem like the dwindling Conservative youth vote? That’s the question Tories have been grappling with…

Why the ‘dementia tax’ U-turn is such a blow to Theresa May

22 May 2017 16:02

U-turning on a manifesto commitment just days after it was announced would be embarrassing for any politician. But it is…

Theresa May leaves Damian Green with egg on his face

22 May 2017 12:11

As is becoming a habit with Theresa May, the Conservatives have today performed a U-turn on their manifesto plans for social care.…

Sunday political interviews round-up: Labour may scrap Trident, Corbyn says

23 April 2017 17:29

Corbyn – Labour may scrap Trident nuclear deterrent Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn occupied the prime slot on the Andrew Marr…