Michael Fallon

Fallon resigned because he ‘couldn’t guarantee’ there wouldn’t be more stories

1 November 2017 20:38

Will Michael Fallon be the only Cabinet Minister to resign as part of the Westminster sleaze scandal? Coffee House understands…

Westminster sleaze scandal: Michael Fallon resigns

1 November 2017 19:55

After a week of reports of MPs behaving badly and allegations of sexual assault in politics, the first front bench…

The Michael Fallon story distracts from more serious allegations of Westminster sleaze

31 October 2017 11:36

The Westminster sleaze row shows no signs of dying down with today’s papers filled with more tales of MPs behaving…

Sunday shows round-up: Blair says Britain can limit immigration without leaving the EU

10 September 2017 16:39

Tony Blair – Britain can limit immigration without leaving the EU Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has been trying to…

Fallon: Cabinet have told Theresa May she has to change

11 June 2017 10:38

Theresa May might still be in office, but she is not in power in anything like the way she was…

Watch: David Cameron appears to blast Chancellor’s ‘stupid’ National Insurance rise

10 March 2017 9:10

As Philip Hammond faces a second day of negative headlines over his decision to break a 2015 Tory manifesto pledge…

Trident renewal vote blows up in the government’s face

23 January 2017 17:07

Unusually for the Conservatives they’ve become engulfed in a row over Trident. The Sunday Times reported that a dummy Trident…

Full text: Michael Fallon’s Tory party conference speech

4 October 2016 11:57

This week our party is putting forward a vision of a country that works for everyone. Where you can go…

Conservative party conference, day three: The Spectator guide

4 October 2016 7:46

The Conservative party conference is now in full swing, with a host of top cabinet ministers taking to the stage…

Today’s Trident vote will show how the split within Labour is widening

18 July 2016 8:28

One of the first things Theresa May will have been briefed on when she took over as Prime Minister last…

Theresa May has just shown she really is serious about Brexit

13 July 2016 22:41

‘Brexit means Brexit’ has been Theresa May’s message since she started running for the Tory leadership. But Brexit could mean…

Labour backbenchers focus fire on Emily Thornberry again at Defence Questions

18 April 2016 16:52

Departmental questions in the House of Commons are generally an opportunity for backbenchers of all parties to hold the government…

Government reserves the right to take military action without parliamentary approval

18 April 2016 13:41

One of the more significant constitutional innovations of recent times is the assumption that the government must get parliament’s permission…

The government has returned to a period of omnishambles

8 April 2016 9:54

You can tell a lot about how a party’s press operation thinks things are going from who it sends out…

It’s ridiculous to say Jeremy Corbyn is the biggest threat to the Falklands

17 February 2016 9:42

Michael Fallon has used his visit to the Falklands to pinpoint Jeremy Corbyn – not Argentina – as the biggest…

Britain is bringing quality, not quantity, to the fight against Islamic State

16 November 2015 18:02

Contrary to what Fraser Nelson argues, Britain is playing a major role in the military campaign against ISIL. Our planes…

Michael Fallon: there’s no need to worry about Hinkley Point because it’s French-led

19 October 2015 16:28

How worried should we be about China’s involvement in building the Hinkley Point nuclear power station? Even if concerns were raised at…

Michael Fallon: Russian air strikes in Syria are ‘extremely unhelpful and dangerous’

7 October 2015 9:53

Michael Fallon has been touring the broadcast studios this morning to send Russia a warning about its bombing campaign in…

Why is Michael Fallon cosying up to General al-Sisi?

9 August 2015 9:59

Michael Fallon, the Defence Secretary, was in Egypt this week for the opening of the ‘New Suez Canal’ (in fact an extension…

Michael Fallon: ‘Iraqi forces are slowly but surely beginning to push ISIL back’

4 August 2015 8:55

Is the government set to bring bombing Islamic State terrorists in Syria before the Commons soon? The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon…