Louise Mensch

Tories swing into action in Corby, at last

1 September 2012 11:03

The Corby by-election campaign is warming up, with the Tories selecting Christine Emmett as their candidate. Emmett is a local…

The runners and riders in the Corby by-election

10 August 2012 17:10

Ed Miliband knows that the Corby by-election is going to be a crucial test for his leadership. If he wins,…

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Draft Delingpole

7 August 2012 17:23

It’s an open secret in Eurosceptic circles that Nigel Farage has asked James Delingpole to consider standing for UKIP at…

Louise Mensch resigns

6 August 2012 9:20

Louise Mensch’s local paper reports this morning that the Conservative MP will this morning announce that she is resigning her…

Amateur sport

2 July 2012 16:00

It’s Euro-mania in SW1. Always reliable for hard hitting analysis, Tory foghorn Louise Mensch summed up what she saw as…

Getting personal

26 May 2012 17:13

‘It’s getting personal this time.’ So says a UK Uncut type, in the video above, explaining why the group staged…

MPs squabble over their own phone hacking report

1 May 2012 12:48

The education select committee reported earlier, but it is the report of another select committee that will get all the…

Modernisation comes to the 1922 Committee

30 April 2012 8:21

Christopher Chope is the only officer of the 1922 Committee who will be challenged by the 301 Group backed slate…

The new generation of Tory rebels

29 March 2012 17:08

There’s a new member of The Spectator family, and she’s called Spectator Life. This is our new quarterly magazine focusing…

‘Fessing up to drug use, the Mensch way

29 July 2011 14:27

Just the thing to liven up a slow news day: a response from the Tory backbencher Louise Mensch to a…

Save Gobby

20 July 2011 18:01

Yesterday’s appalling breach of House of Commons security has made the authorities furious – at the person who helped to bring…