EU referendum

Brexiteers, your enemy is the government

7 September 2017 12:46

Twenty-nine years ago this month, the Vote Leave campaign got underway. Nigel Farage was still making his anti-establishment way as…

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…

Are our pizzas really under threat from Brexit?

12 July 2017 11:37

Last week it was Vince Cable trying to tell us that Brexit was depriving Wimbledon spectators of their strawberries –…

If Brexit doesn’t happen, then Britain isn’t a democracy

11 July 2017 12:33

It’s the casualness with which they’re saying it that is truly disturbing. ‘I’m beginning to think that Brexit may never…

13 things we have learnt about Britain since the EU Referendum

23 June 2017 10:00

Happy Independence Day everyone (groan). One year on from that momentous day, here are 13 things we’ve learnt from the…

Embracing liberal Christianity can lead the Lib Dems out of irrelevance

15 June 2017 11:40

In a sense it was the Liberal Democrats who did worst in this odd election. For the point of this…

What is Labour’s policy on Brexit? We’re still no closer to knowing

13 June 2017 16:10

What is Labour’s policy on Brexit? No one has ever really known the answer to this question, and it doesn’t…

Bias and the BBC: A discussion

15 April 2017 11:00

Last week, Nick Robinson wrote an article in the Radio Times saying Radio 4’s Today programme no longer has an…

Boris was right on sanctions

15 April 2017 8:30

Boris Johnson has received a bit of a kicking this week. There have been no shortage of people wanting to…

The Brexit battle is only just beginning

8 April 2017 9:00

Nick Robinson, of the BBC, compares the Brexiteers and Remainers to ‘fighters who emerge after months of hiding in the…

Remainers must learn from the optimism of the Brexiteers

31 March 2017 10:11

In an age when people pride themselves on their cynicism, it’s almost touching to remember that one of the most…

Theresa May’s Article 50 letter strikes the right tone

29 March 2017 13:57

Theresa May is trying to play the role of the great conciliator today. She has avoided any hint of triumphalism…

Theresa May’s full Article 50 speech: ‘A day of celebration for some and disappointment for others’

29 March 2017 13:11

Mr Speaker, Today the Government acts on the democratic will of the British People. And it acts, too, on the clear…

A great day for British democracy

29 March 2017 12:10

Today is a great day for British democracy. One of the greatest ever, in fact. Tune out Project Fear, with…

History teaches us that Brexit will be okay in the end. Probably.

29 March 2017 11:35

Happy Brexit Day everyone. I guess we’ll be okay in the long term. March 29th is the bloodiest day in…

The Brexit bunch are the real referendum whiners

21 March 2017 15:33

In an age of fanaticism, it was always unlikely that the urge to censor would be confined to the left.…

Brexit tantrums are one of the joys of modern life

25 February 2017 10:00

Everyone in London seems to be fuming all the time — although, to be fair, fuming has become the default…

Labour hold Stoke as Ukip and Nuttall fail to breakthrough

24 February 2017 2:21

James Forsyth discusses the by-election results with Fraser Nelson and Isabel Hardman: Labour has avoided total electoral disaster and held…

Brexit isn’t to blame for the Polish exodus

23 February 2017 13:03

I guess the hate crime epidemic that gripped Britain after Brexit hasn’t put that many people off, with new figures…

Can Brexit inspire Catalan independence?

16 February 2017 12:57

The increasingly radical Catalonian independence project has been dealt its latest blow this week: on Tuesday, Spain’s constitutional court ruled that…

The truth behind the Brexit hate crime ‘spike’

15 February 2017 10:21

Britain is in the grip of an epidemic, apparently. An epidemic of hate. New figures, compiled by the Press Association, suggest…

What the papers say: The John Bercow row rumbles on

13 February 2017 8:20

John Bercow has insisted that admitting he backed ‘Remain’ in the EU referendum doesn’t compromise his politically neutrality. Some MPs, like Tom…

My sadness at the friends I’ve lost over Brexit

12 February 2017 11:00

Brexit has been as bad as any surge in washing away hitherto strong foundations. I am talking about friendships. I…

It’s no surprise that many Brexiteers are feeling anxious

12 February 2017 9:00

Although I started it, I apologise for prolonging an intercolumnar argument. Matthew Parris (4 February) is surely right that many…

Why the Lords won’t block Brexit

11 February 2017 10:35

The government has no majority in the House of Lords and a majority of peers were pro-Remain. But despite this,…