Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown has done enough damage in Scotland

27 August 2019 16:59

Gordon Brown has broken his silence again. The former prime minister told the Edinburgh International Book Festival that the Scottish…

The joys of scavenging the Thames

15 August 2019 14:38

‘It’s very hard for you to really live in the day,’ says Ruth, ‘because you don’t know by evening you…

Gordon Brown’s selective praise

15 August 2018 17:26

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is at the Edinburgh International Book Festival today to give a talk called ‘First Among…

Theresa May is failing to learn from Gordon Brown’s mistakes

16 June 2017 12:22

One of the truisms that has emerged from this election is that maybe Gordon Brown was right to veer away…

Theresa May has become the Tories’ Gordon Brown

2 June 2017 14:30

At the outset of this general election campaign one thing seemed clear: Labour would get everything they deserved but, alas,…

Will Theresa May change her mind on an early general election?

7 March 2017 12:27

Downing Street has rejected William Hague’s call for a snap general election. The former Conservative leader argues in his Telegraph…

Why Prime Minister May has been a surprise

23 July 2016 10:33

As we come to the end of Theresa May’s first full week as Prime Minister, she hasn’t quite been the…

Politicians pay tribute to Labour MP Jo Cox – ‘a devastating blow to our democracy’

16 June 2016 18:26

Following the news that the Labour MP Jo Cox has died after being shot and stabbed in a brutal street…

Gordon Brown shows once again he’s learnt nothing from his run-in with Gillian Duffy

13 June 2016 13:50

Gordon Brown’s intervention in the EU referendum debate was meant to be all about putting forward the positive case for…

Can Gordon Brown give the ‘Remain’ camp the boost it so badly needs?

13 June 2016 8:21

As the countdown to the EU referendum debate continues, the momentum appears to have continued to swing towards Brexit: ‘Leave’…

Merkel says Brexit would bring “instability” to Europe. A bit like her migrant crisis

15 May 2016 18:58

Each week before June 23, I would like to nominate a ridiculous comment of the week. With the amount of folk…

At last! The Chilcot Report into the Iraq war will be published

9 May 2016 17:39

At last. We now know that the long-awaited Chilcot Inquiry report into the Iraq war will be published on July…

Gordon Brown is to blame for making bankruptcy respectable

30 April 2016 9:00

Frumpy, out of date and not much fun – Gordon Brown and BHS go together in more ways than one.  …

It’s depressing to see David Cameron engage in a culture war

3 February 2016 12:20

In 2000, the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, accused Magdalen College, Oxford, of class bias in failing to…

Is George Osborne destined to be a lame tribute act for proper Labour politicians?

29 January 2016 13:38

Claiming credit for things that are nothing to do with you is where trouble starts in politics. You can claim…

Damian McBride dobs in ‘two-faced’ Cameron over GMTV slip up

15 January 2016 17:01

When David Cameron was photographed scoffing Pringles on an Easy Jet flight over the summer, he became the subject of…

Revealed: why Gordon Brown wasn’t always such an asset to Pimco

8 December 2015 10:32

After stepping down as an MP ahead of the general election, Gordon Brown has taken up a role on the advisory panel of…

Is Damian McBride angling for a job as Jeremy Corbyn’s spin doctor?

14 September 2015 14:18

Given that Jeremy Corbyn has been on the receiving end of a barrage of bad press this morning, he could do…

Gordon Brown appoints Yvette Cooper as his political heir

24 August 2015 17:39

Gordon Brown has announced he is backing Yvette Cooper in the Labour leadership contest. In a statement on his website, the…

Gordon Brown tries to save his party

16 August 2015 15:48

Gordon Brown has just given one of his saving-the-world-at-the-last-minute speeches. He was speaking just as the ballot papers for his…