Dominic Grieve

The two problems with Dominic Grieve’s Brexit amendment

9 January 2019 16:20

Another day, another defeat for the government—this time on Dominic Grieve’s amendment, which requires Theresa May to set out within…

Rebels climb down on ‘crunch’ Brexit vote – again

20 June 2018 15:33

One of the laws of Brexit is that every Commons division and Cabinet meeting billed as being a ‘crunch vote’…

Sunday shows round-up | Dominic Grieve: ‘We could collapse the government’

17 June 2018 17:20

Theresa May – NHS to be given £20 billion ‘birthday present’ Andrew Marr’s pre-recorded interview with the Prime Minister has…

A political showdown is on the way. Will Theresa May lose?

15 June 2018 9:04

At 3pm yesterday afternoon, the Remainer rebels led by Dominic Grieve thought the government was honouring the PM’s putative commitment…

Yes, civil partnership law is deeply unfair – to relatives like me and my sister

29 January 2016 12:11

Try as I might, I find it difficult to feel too sorry for Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld, the cohabiting heterosexual…

Prince Charles’s letters reveal the extent of his lobbying for dangerous ‘alternative medicine’

14 May 2015 18:00

The age of enlightenment was a beautiful thing. People cast aside dogma and authority. They started to think for themselves.…

Britain has very little to fear from the ECHR. So why are so many Tories so afraid of it?

22 July 2014 15:36

On matters domestic (England and Wales division) I was sad to see Dominic Grieve turfed-out of the cabinet in last…

Attorney General was inside No 10 when Cameron recorded Coulson statement

25 June 2014 15:16

Mr Justice Saunders, who presided over the phone hacking trial, is not impressed with David Cameron and Ed Miliband. He has branded…

Why a summit in the pub with Hollande is the last thing Cameron needs today

31 January 2014 9:01

After the week he’s had in the Commons, no-one would blame David Cameron for heading for the pub today. Unfortunately,…

Theresa May and Chris Grayling signal bold new Tory direction on the ECHR

2 March 2013 22:56

Tonight brings two major developments in terms of Tory policy on the European Convention on Human Rights and the European…

Nick Herbert calls for Britain to quit the European Court of Human Rights

22 November 2012 10:02

The prisoner voting issue is threatening to bring the whole issue of the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human…

Cabinet row over imprisoned SAS soldier

20 November 2012 14:55

A lunchtime spat has broken out over Sergeant Danny Nightingale, the SAS serviceman who was sentenced to 18 months in…

David Cameron will need to address rumours of a draft bill on votes for at least some prisoners today. Picture: Getty

David Cameron must rule out votes for prisoners at PMQs

24 October 2012 11:16

The issue of prisoner votes has turned into a question of trust between David Cameron and his backbenchers. Most Tory…

Cameron’s coming battle over the ECHR

6 February 2012 19:17

The coming release of Abu Qatada on bail is going to put bellows under the whole debate about the European…

The Cabinet cat-flap continues

6 October 2011 14:17

The Ken Clarke and Theresa May cat-flap has sparked up again this morning, with the Justice Secretary accusing the Home…

Grieve tucks into May

5 October 2011 9:13

A fringe debate on the Human Rights Act hosted by the Tory Reform Group might not have been a crowd puller. But yesterday’s…

Taking the ‘cat-flap’ seriously

4 October 2011 18:34

              Today’s ‘cat-flap’ between Ken Clarke and Theresa May exposes one of the largest…

Dominic Grieve is a bigger scandal than Andy Coulson

19 July 2011 2:15

The public may not be much interested in the Murdoch Affair but the importance of an issue is not measured…

Miliband gets serious about phone hacking

6 July 2011 14:29

The striking thing about the phone hacking debate is that Ed Miliband is sitting on the Labour front bench, a…

What the attorney general needs to do

23 May 2011 14:28

I’m sure that all CoffeeHousers know who the footballer is with the super injunction preventing newspapers from publishing anything about…