Interviews

Interview: Lammy speaks to the common people

24 November 2011 18:02

Tottenham is a very long way from Tuscany, in every sense. But they were briefly connected earlier this year as riots spread…

Son of Brownies

13 November 2011 19:11

How generous of Ed Balls to publish a transcript of his interview on the Politics Show earlier, so that we…

Hague: No deficit funded tax cuts

2 October 2011 10:51

William Hague’s just been on Dermot Murnaghan’s Sky show. They shot the breeze for a bit, gabbing about foreign affairs…

Hague: The euro is a burning building with no exit

28 September 2011 14:42

James Forsyth has interviewed the foreign secretary, William Hague, in tomorrow’s issue of the Spectator. Here is an extended version…

Clegg on Marr, a few highlights

18 September 2011 10:26

Nick Clegg was in combative mood on the Andrew Marr show earlier this morning; he railed against the press and…

Willetts’ musings

27 August 2011 13:27

Coffee House has already touched on David Willetts’ interview with the Times (£), highlighting his view that the 50p tax…

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Full-length interview with IDS

17 August 2011 16:29

I have interviewed Iain Duncan Smith for tomorrow’s Spectator. In print, space is always tight and we kept it to…

Where are Cameron’s praetorians?

18 July 2011 15:56

One of the striking things about the wall to wall hackgate coverage on the 24 hours news channels is the…

Miliband the hero

17 July 2011 9:50

Garlands go to the conqueror. The Observer has interviewed Ed Miliband about his response to the News International crisis, and it’s as…

Murdoch atones

15 July 2011 15:47

Sky News reports that Rupert Murdoch is set to apologise for the activities of the News of the World in…

Ed Miliband: Murdoch’s spell has been broken

14 July 2011 10:00

I have an interview with Ed Miliband in the latest issue of The Spectator, conducted the evening before yesterday’s Parliamentary…

Britain’s euroscepticism hardens

13 July 2011 18:05

With the European financial crisis rumbling on, anti-EU sentiment in Britain is deepening. Two polls — one by YouGov for…

Huhne pooh-poohs rising energy bills as ‘nonsense’

10 July 2011 15:04

Chris Huhne was on the Andrew Marr show this morning. As you might expect on a day when the Sunday…

Cooper takes on the coalition from the right

3 July 2011 12:48

What an intriguing interview Yvette Cooper gave to Sky’s Dermot Murnaghan show this morning — and not just because she…

Profit could hasten Gove’s school reforms

19 June 2011 14:53

Michael Gove is giving a big speech tomorrow on free schools amid evidence that the policy is beginning to gather…

Gove keeps on going

18 June 2011 10:39

My gosh, Michael Gove is hyperactive at the moment. From his interview with James in the latest issue of the…

Glasman sings the blues

4 June 2011 16:45

Maurice Glasman, a favoured thinker of Ed Miliband’s, has given an interview to someone called Filippo Sensi who writes for an…

Meeting Christine Lagarde

28 May 2011 15:01

The FT has been speaking to Christine Lagarde, the French finance minister tipped to become managing director of the IMF. A…

Cable’s punditry could come unstuck

26 May 2011 10:53

“It’s not imminent. But you can see this happening.” So sayeth Vince Cable about the prospect of another global financial…

Alan Greenspan doesn’t exist

23 May 2011 18:08

Five years have passed since Alan Greenspan stepped down from the most influential banking job in the world. (Now that’s…