Nick Timothy

Theresa May’s climbdown on corporate excess is a major retreat for the Tories

30 August 2017 16:42

‘Mayism’, whether it left you in admiration or despair, at least seemed like an identifiable philosophy. It was concerned with…

Embarrassing photos are a speciality of mine

29 July 2017 9:00

As pictures go, it could be career death. An amazing young talent caught in a compromising position with two older…

Friends reunited: Michael Gove’s tête-à-tête with Nick Timothy

21 July 2017 14:41

Although Theresa May’s former co-chiefs of staff – Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill – both swiftly exited No 10 following…

Conservatives’ election blame game goes on

16 June 2017 15:28

In this week’s issue of The Spectator, Nick Timothy writes exclusively about why the Tory campaign was a failure. Theresa May’s…

The Tories must learn fast to avoid the chilling prospect of Prime Minister Corbyn

14 June 2017 20:46

Nick Timothy has penned an honest and reflective piece about the Tory election boorach. It can’t have been easy to…

Where we went wrong

14 June 2017 13:32

Nobody inside CCHQ was prepared for election night’s 10 p.m. exit poll. Lynton Crosby’s last text to me predicted that…

May’s two chiefs of staff quit as she tries to placate the Cabinet

10 June 2017 14:55

Theresa May’s two chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have resigned. The pair have good claim to be…

In praise of Nick Timothy

10 June 2017 14:22

First, some caveats. This article isn’t about Fiona Hill. That’s not a comment on her. It just reflects the fact…

How the dementia tax – a ‘nasty party’ policy – lost Theresa May her majority

10 June 2017 12:32

Pundits and pollsters have spent the last year trying to explain what the Brexit vote meant. Was it right-wing or left-wing?…

Five reasons why the ‘dementia tax’ U-turn was inevitable

22 May 2017 12:56

‘The Tory “dementia tax” could backfire for Theresa May’ was the Coffee House take last Thursday, perhaps the first mention of that phrase…

What the trouser row really tells us about Theresa May

12 December 2016 16:18

It would be extraordinary if a row about a pair of trousers had continued into a second week – if…

The Spectator podcast: The age of May

29 September 2016 11:39

The Conservative party conference starts this Sunday in Birmingham. It will be the first time that Theresa May has addressed…

Is Theresa May’s chief of staff behind the Hinkley Point jitters?

30 July 2016 11:50

This week relations between Britain and China were placed under strain after the government delayed approval for the Hinkley Point nuclear…

So Theresa May, isn’t your own workforce ‘too white’?

22 October 2015 16:40

Today Theresa May has hit out at the lack of black and Asian officers in the police forces, arguing that the…

Exclusive: Senior Tories protest removal of Theresa May’s advisers from candidates list

27 January 2015 17:50

Senior Tories yesterday protested the removal of Theresa May’s special advisers from the candidates’ list, Coffee House understands. There had…

The Blue on Blue action has to stop if the Tories are to win next May

21 December 2014 10:05

There’s little sign of a Christmas truce in the Conservative party this morning. Instead, the row between Theresa May’s camp…

The May-Cameron feud claims another victim

18 December 2014 16:04

The increasingly bloody feud between Theresa May’s political operation and David Cameron’s has claimed another victim. Nick Timothy, May’s long-serving…