Gavin Williamson

Will May’s decision to sack Gavin Williamson backfire?

2 May 2019 8:23

Will Theresa May’s decision to sack Gavin Williamson come back to haunt her? That’s the question being asked in Westminster…

Gavin Williamson sacked, but denies guilt on Huawei leak. What went on?

1 May 2019 18:04

Gavin Williamson has been sacked from government following an investigation into the Huawei leak from a meeting of the National…

Watch: Siri interrupts Gavin Williamson in the Chamber

3 July 2018 14:29

It’s safe to say that Gavin Williamson has had a difficult few weeks. After the Mail on Sunday splashed on…

Tory MPs turn on Gavin Williamson

24 June 2018 22:57

Despite the good weather and England’s good World Cup result, it hasn’t been a relaxing weekend for all. Step forward…

Watch: Gavin Williamson meets the US ambassador

22 June 2018 11:49

The new US ambassador has set the cat among the pigeons this morning with the Telegraph splashing on his call…

Richard Madeley: Why I cut off Gavin Williamson

30 May 2018 17:58

Gavin Williamson is the unfortunate victim of the Parliamentary recess. With little in the way of political news, the Defence…

Watch: Gavin Williamson gets ‘terminated’

29 May 2018 12:03

Gavin Williamson – who told the Russians to ‘shut up and go away’ – is usually the one dishing out…

Gavin Williamson channels his inner Churchill

2 May 2018 9:22

Although Gavin Williamson has managed to get through the week without telling any world leader to ‘go away and shut…

Gavin Williamson’s PR blitz

26 April 2018 12:01

Today’s Sun reports that Cabinet ‘big beasts’ – Michael Gove, Amber Rudd and Gavin Williamson – are amassing ‘huge war…

Syria strike: the question for May is not ‘why’ but ‘what next’?

14 April 2018 8:40

Overnight, British, French and US forces took part in strikes against the Syrian regime as a punishment for the use…

Caption contest: Private Pike gets a seat at the table

23 March 2018 14:05

Gavin Williamson has not had a good few weeks. While Theresa May has never looked more statesmanlike than in her…

Cabinet minister’s Gavin Williamson jibe

22 March 2018 15:46

Ever since Gavin Williamson’s speedy promotion to Defence Secretary, the Conservative MP has divided opinion in his party. While some…

Gavin Williamson shows his inexperience

15 March 2018 18:44

As Jeremy Corbyn comes under pressure from his own party over his stance on Russia, Theresa May is looking increasingly…

Gavin Williamson’s diplomatic incident

16 February 2018 16:55

Since Gavin Williamson was appointed as Defence Secretary, the Conservative MP has been in a rush to prove his credentials.…

John Bercow lectures Gavin Williamson on the perils of press briefings

15 January 2018 17:12

Ever since Gavin Williamson was appointed Defence Secretary, there has been a briefing war between the Ministry of Defence and…

Gove’s leadership tip

11 January 2018 10:39

This week, Theresa May’s Cabinet reshuffle proved rather underwhelming. In some quarters, the Prime Minister’s decision to not promote or…

What is Gavin Williamson up to?

12 December 2017 12:33

What is Gavin Williamson playing at? That’s the question on the lips of Conservative MPs after two weeks of mayhem…

Gavin Williamson’s Christmas cheer

12 December 2017 11:49

It’s party season in Westminster and last night saw the Women’s Lobby drinks reception, Jeffrey Archer’s festive drinks – or,…

Gavin Williamson’s spiky debut at the despatch box

27 November 2017 17:02

Speaking for the first time at the despatch box is a nerve-wracking experience for any politician. But speaking for the…

What did Gavin Williamson mean by that?

4 November 2017 10:31

The Tory leadership stakes have been upended this week, I say in The Sun today. Gavin Williamson’s elevation to defence…