Steve Baker

European Research Group divisions over Boris Johnson’s Brexit tactics

1 August 2019 19:28

With Boris Johnson currently refusing to meet with any EU leaders for Brexit talks unless they agree to abolish the…

European Research Group descends into hugging fiesta as members insist they won’t back May’s deal

27 March 2019 19:53

Despite a number of MPs announcing that they will back Theresa May’s Brexit now that she has said she will…

Conservatives dump their dirty laundry on the despatch box

1 February 2018 17:11

Well, this is going well. The leak of the government’s Brexit economic forecasts this week has led to an almighty…

Brexit minister tells Tories to behave

2 October 2017 16:46

Is the prospect of Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn galvanising Tory ministers into rallying around Theresa May? Steve Baker MP, a…

The letter row is a reminder of Theresa May’s weakness

8 September 2017 11:05

Some things never change. It’s the end of the first week of the new term and the Conservatives are finishing it with…

May makes Baker Brexit minister – what does she mean by that?

13 June 2017 17:16

Theresa May has just appointed Steve Baker as a junior minister to the Department for Exiting the EU. A lead Brexiteer, Baker’s…

Watch: Steve Baker wages war on BBC at PMQs

7 December 2016 13:11

Although the BBC has traditionally been accused of showing anti-Conservative bias, since Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader the party…

Tory Brexiteers pressure May to quit EU single market and customs union

19 November 2016 10:10

Normally, the Saturday before an autumn statement would be dominated by speculation about what is in it. But, as I…

Today in audio: Wednesday 3rd February

3 February 2016 15:44

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

Government risks defeat on EU referendum purdah

7 September 2015 10:49

Tory MPs are expecting a serious rebellion on the European Union referendum bill which could, depending on Labour’s position, defeat…