David Cameron

Samantha Cameron reveals which opposition party she backs

10 September 2017 0:58

Before David Cameron became Prime Minister in the 2010 election, he was dealt a setback when his old chum Ed…

David Cameron’s kept his head down, so let him chillax

13 August 2017 8:30

David Cameron was in the news again this week after being paid £1 million a minute to give a speech…

Life after No. 10 is not what David Cameron was hoping for

7 August 2017 8:24

This article originally appeared in the Spectator in March. It is being reposted on Coffee House after the former Prime…

David Cameron’s festival chillaxing backfires

7 August 2017 8:02

David Cameron is making the most of life after Downing Street. Having recently been photographed enjoying the high life in…

The Brexit betrayal bandwagon is growing

2 August 2017 8:17

It may not be this week. It may not be Boris Johnson. But eventually a minister will break with this…

Spotted: John Bercow back in the Royal Box at Wimbledon

13 July 2017 17:52

Wimbledon wouldn’t be Wimbledon without strawberries and cream, Pimms and…John Bercow in the Royal Box. The speaker of the House…

Why has it been left to David Cameron to make the case for ‘sound finances’?

4 July 2017 18:40

After days of ministers calling on Theresa May to scrap the public sector pay cap, the fightback has begun. But…

France is finally looking forward to some Brit-bashing

29 June 2017 8:53

Was that a touch of gloating I detected last night as I watched the news on French television? The lead item…

Britain is in desperate need of a truly national party

26 June 2017 7:58

I am not sure I can think of any great public assembly in Britain I’d enjoy less than Glastonbury. Within…

Theresa May would be wise to listen to David Cameron

14 June 2017 8:46

Theresa May has few friends at the moment. But while her Christmas card list might be dwindling, her tally of critics…

Yes, the lowest-paid did best under Cameron

12 June 2017 14:44

Was the general election a vote against austerity? I was on the Today programme this morning to discuss this point,…

Why foreign aid fails – and how to really help Africa

22 April 2017 13:23

The British government is strikingly generous in foreign aid donation But if money alone were the solution we would be…

The Tory party should not forget George Osborne’s role in its revival

19 April 2017 14:17

George Osborne’s decision to stand down as an MP is a sign of how impregnable Theresa May’s position is perceived…

Why do voters find it hard to trust politicians? Because of all the broken promises

18 April 2017 21:52

‘But you promised!’ Anyone who spends much time with children (whether in an Andrea Leadsom-esque capacity as a mother or…

David Cameron’s larynx joins the Labour party

27 March 2017 16:05

Given that Owen Jones, Glenda Jackson and Derek Hatton are just a handful of the figures to recently turn on Jeremy…

No, M Juncker, David Cameron did not “destroy” the United Kingdom.

25 March 2017 12:44

Jean-Claude Juncker could have been invented by Nigel Farage’s spin doctors. He is sneering one-man advert for Brexit, Frexit and any…

The Spectator Podcast: Aid isn’t working

23 March 2017 12:48

On this week’s podcast, we consider how refugees could be better aided, whether David Cameron might be envious of George Osborne’s ‘retirement’,…

David Cameron cheers Osborne from the Whole Foods aisles

17 March 2017 16:25

Today George Osborne has managed to get MPs and hacks alike in a spin over his appointment as the new…

Watch: David Cameron appears to blast Chancellor’s ‘stupid’ National Insurance rise

10 March 2017 9:10

As Philip Hammond faces a second day of negative headlines over his decision to break a 2015 Tory manifesto pledge…

Sir John Major is a model former Prime Minister

5 March 2017 10:00

Sir John Major does political intervention just right, doesn’t he? Never mind what he actually says. Once a year, twice…

In defence of compulsory sex education

2 March 2017 15:59

There are two ways to protect children from the damaging and misleading depictions of sex they get from online pornography.…

Number 10 distancing itself from Law Commission’s secrecy proposals

13 February 2017 18:33

There has been an understandable, and justified, outcry about the Law Commission’s proposed changes to secrecy legislation. The current proposals…

Mary Cameron gives Corbyn a fashion critique

7 February 2017 15:13

It was a family affair at this year’s Oldie of the Year awards. The magazine’s new editor-in-chief Harry Mount —…

Wanted: David Cameron for hate crimes against Brexiteers

23 January 2017 18:59

Thanks to the Home Office’s crackdown on hate crime, the Home Secretary recently found her conference speech officially recorded as…

Golden showers and pigs heads: welcome to the era of trash news

13 January 2017 16:41

While observing reactions this week to allegations against America’s President-elect my mind has been ineluctably returning to 2015 and the…