Prime minister

The Spectator Podcast: Can you forgive her?

31 August 2017 13:21

On this week’s Spectator Podcast, we ask whether Theresa May can be absolved by her party and the public. We’ll…

An ode for Theresa May: Spectator poetry competition winners

6 August 2016 9:35

There was a good response to the call for poems on a political theme entitled ‘May day’ but the mood…

Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minister: full text

13 July 2016 18:29

I have just been to Buckingham Palace, where Her Majesty the Queen has asked me to form a new government,…

David Cameron’s farewell speech: full text

13 July 2016 17:15

When I first stood here in Downing Street on that evening in May 2010, I said we would confront our…

‘I’m Theresa May and I’m the best person to be Prime Minister’

30 June 2016 10:24

‘My pitch is very simple, I’m Theresa May and I think I’m the best person to be Prime Minister’, she…

Tory leadership race: Who is backing who?

29 June 2016 8:07

The race to be the next Tory leader is underway. Conservative Party members will decide between Theresa May and Andrea…

The Spectator podcast: Brexit, and the return of political lying

28 May 2016 9:29

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The Spectator podcast: Brexit, and the return of political lying

26 May 2016 8:00

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Why is Gus O’Donnell misleading the public about the EU rules on Brexit?

30 March 2016 12:03

When Sir Gus O’Donnell was head of the civil service, those who worked under him would have prided themselves in…

Revealed: Newsnight’s No.10 security breach

27 November 2015 12:27

Newsnight producers are currently facing fresh woe over rumoured plans at the BBC to extend the News at Ten slot so…

Will Nicky Morgan be the next Prime Minister?

1 October 2015 16:34

When David Cameron announced that he wouldn’t serve a third term, he made it inevitable that Westminster would spend much…

Accuracy concerns grow over Anthony Seldon’s biography of David Cameron

2 September 2015 11:00

Anthony Seldon and Peter Snowdon’s biography of David Cameron has not even been released yet but already it has managed…

Guardian journalist enjoys wild night on David Cameron’s private jet

31 July 2015 15:28

With the newspapers frequently filled with tales of former public schoolboys misbehaving abroad, Mr S was unsurprised to hear reports that a…

Andrew Marr and the BBC misquoted David Cameron – but how did they get it so wrong?

21 April 2015 10:41

After yesterday’s piece, in which I called out Andrew Marr for attributing an entirely incorrect quote to the PM on his…

Palace intrigue – is Her Majesty’s press corps on the verge of revolt?

23 October 2014 17:38

Her Majesty’s Loyal Press Corps are on the verge of revolt. Minutes of a recent meeting of the Press Gallery…

Cameron’s other speech

14 April 2011 17:10

There is no rest for the Prime Minster. After delivering his speech on immigration in Romsey this morning, there was…