Steve Hilton

‘British Values’ won’t help in our fight against terrorism

5 June 2017 12:49

Steve Hilton has called for Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister, blaming her for the security failures that lead…

David Cameron’s guru says May should resign over terror failures

5 June 2017 10:39

It seems to be a British tradition that Steve Hilton, David Cameron’s close friend and former director of strategy, intervenes…

Tory MPs turn on Steve Hilton over resignation honours row – ‘pompous arse’

5 August 2016 15:54

As David Cameron continues to receive flak over his resignation honours list, yesterday his old pal Steve Hilton stuck his…

Steve Hilton ruffles feathers with Republicans

29 July 2016 14:19

During Steve Hilton’s time in 10 Downing Street, David Cameron’s former director of strategy’s reputation for ‘modernising’ the Conservative party inspired…

Steve Hilton claims PM was told net migration target is ‘impossible’ whilst we’re in the EU

21 June 2016 7:49

So long as the economy was at the top of the agenda, ‘Remain’ will have felt safe in the knowledge…

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

28 May 2016 9:29

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or click here for our RSS feed.…

Trump vs Hillary? It’s a really tough choice, says Steve Hilton

26 May 2016 16:52

With Steve Hilton in town to promote his book More Human, David Cameron’s former director of strategy is proving to be…

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

26 May 2016 8:00

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or click here for our RSS feed.…

Hilton: Brexit would be the crowning achievement of Tory modernisation

25 May 2016 0:01

In a speech to Policy Exchange today, Steve Hilton—David Cameron’s former senior adviser—will make the case that ‘any intellectual rigorous…

Today in audio: Fallon says Putin would ‘Vote leave’

24 May 2016 17:34

Vladimir Putin’s name has popped up again in the Brexit debate. This time, however, it wasn’t the Prime Minister suggesting…

On the EU campaign trail with Boris

23 May 2016 13:03

Boris Johnson is on the Vote Leave campaign trail in York this morning, and has just addressed a medium-sized crowd…

David Cameron’s former adviser Steve Hilton backs Brexit

23 May 2016 9:07

Although David Cameron is keen to suggest of late that the dubious bunch backing Brexit includes Vladimir Putin and Isis, he may…

What ‘stinking cesspit of corporate corruption’? Steve Hilton refuses to say he backs Brexit

20 April 2016 10:11

In More Human, Steve Hilton describes the EU as ‘a stinking cesspit of corporate corruption gussied up in the garb…

Watch: Steve Hilton on Donald Trump – ‘exactly what people want’

4 March 2016 12:44

This week Donald Trump surged ahead in the race to be the Republican candidate in the US presidential election following Super Tuesday.…

Steve Hilton takes a swipe at the Tories over China

19 October 2015 14:25

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Britain today to embark on his official state visit. While the visit aims to…

Podcast special: David Cameron’s conference speech

7 October 2015 16:33

It’s been a good week for the Conservatives, topped off by one of the best speeches   David Cameron has ever…

Exclusive: Steve Hilton jetting in to help with Cameron’s conference speech

24 September 2015 16:54

Steve Hilton is, I understand, returning to help with David Cameron’s conference speech. Cameron’s one time political guru is now…

What can modern politics learn from Thatcher? Charles Moore will tell us

3 June 2015 9:43

The first volume of Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher is one of the finest political books of recent times.…

Alan Yentob admits he inspired W1A bicycle plotline

26 May 2015 13:26

With the BBC’s self satire W1A proving to be one of the corporation’s most popular shows, much has been made…

Steve Hilton talks Cameron, Crosby and Vincecablefreude at book launch

20 May 2015 8:13

David Cameron’s former director of strategy Steve Hilton is in town this week to promote his new book More Human. Mr…

Steve Hilton returns to the British political scene

13 May 2015 11:17

In 2012, Steve Hilton quit his role as David Cameron’s senior adviser in frustration at the compromises of coalition and…

Farewell WebCameron, and the legacy of Steve Hilton

15 November 2013 15:14

The Tories’ attempts to erase their own online history are wider than first thought. After ‘cleaning up’ their website by…

Look who’s back: Steve Hilton returns to help with Cameron’s conference speech

29 September 2013 13:07

When Steve Hilton left Downing Street he regarded his friend David Cameron’s premiership as a disappointment. As Matt d’Ancona reports,…

Frank Field will David Cameron in the days when the Labour MP worked closely with the Tory leader on anti-poverty policy. Picture: Getty

Frank Field interview: Labour needs to do something dramatic to win back its lost working class voters

2 May 2013 15:45

There’s one government adviser who still feels Steve Hilton’s absence very keenly indeed. ‘He was always thinking ahead, how do…

The guru speaks

10 April 2013 15:28

A Maggie-tastic jam-packed Spectator tomorrow. Amongst the tributes, the words of Steve Hilton stuck out: ‘I saw her as thrillingly…