Theresa May

Can politicians learn the toughest lessons of the Grenfell fire?

19 June 2019 14:07

Jeremy Corbyn chose to focus his questions to the Prime Minister today on the government’s response to the Grenfell Tower…

PMQs showed the damage the leadership debate is causing to the Tory party

19 June 2019 13:20

Last night’s Tory leadership debate was an illustration of where the wider party has ended up: fractious, confused, and without…

Boris Johnson is Theresa May in drag

18 June 2019 14:01

Boris Johnson seems the opposite of Theresa May. The worst thing she ever did was run through a wheat field.…

The problem with Theresa May’s desire for a legacy

17 June 2019 17:00

In less than a month, Theresa May’s premiership will be history. If she is remembered at all, it will mainly…

May confirms she’ll stay on as an MP at dull PMQs session

12 June 2019 13:38

A fair few MPs felt there was no reason to come to today’s Prime Minister’s Questions, given the real action…

Ministers take advantage of power vacuum left by May resignation

28 May 2019 13:34

Parliament is in recess at the moment, though the difference between a House of Commons Chamber that is sitting and…

The bitter legacy of Theresa May

25 May 2019 14:53

Theresa May will inevitably be remembered for the Brexit farce, but it may not turn out to be as harmful…

In defence of Theresa May

24 May 2019 12:31

Pretty much all the bad things that people are saying today about Theresa May are true. She’s bad at politics,…

Theresa May passes on the poisoned chalice of Brexit

24 May 2019 11:07

It is official. Theresa May will resign as Tory party leader on 7 June and will continue as caretaker prime…

May becomes the latest Conservative prime minister to be brought down by Europe

24 May 2019 10:48

Theresa May has become the latest Conservative prime minister to be brought down by party divisions on Europe. Speaking outside…

Does Theresa May have a domestic legacy?

24 May 2019 10:42

Theresa May isn’t leaving at a time of her choosing, nor has she been able to focus on the domestic…

May’s speech is a message to Brexiteers: compromise

24 May 2019 10:40

One of the aims of Theresa May’s resignation statement was to try and shape the Brexit debate in the Tory…

The deal on Theresa May’s resignation is done

23 May 2019 18:09

Put 10th June in your diary. Because that is when the contest to elect a new Tory leader, and therefore…

The Tories angry about May’s deal are missing the point

22 May 2019 17:13

The Prime Minister’s speech yesterday, in which she announced a ‘ten-point offer’ to parliament for a ‘new Brexit deal’ has…

Theresa May’s time is almost up

22 May 2019 15:39

Things are moving fast in Westminster. Theresa May’s position is now more precarious than it has been at any point…

Theresa May unveils her ‘New Brexit Deal’ – will it backfire?

21 May 2019 17:15

Theresa May has this afternoon had one last roll of the dice in the Brexit saga. In a speech entitled…

Theresa May is on course for an even worse defeat on her Brexit deal

21 May 2019 11:29

By what margin will Theresa May’s Brexit deal be defeated when it returns to the Commons after recess? The expectation…

What the government needs to do if it really wants to end the domestic abuse ‘postcode lottery’

13 May 2019 19:05

Unusually, the government made an announcement today on domestic policy, with Theresa May promising to end the ‘postcode lottery’ for…

When will Theresa May bring the Withdrawal Agreement Bill to the Commons?

11 May 2019 10:38

Theresa May has one last hope for getting her Brexit deal through. As I say in The Sun this morning,…

Theresa May tries out a new Brexit delay excuse

8 May 2019 17:07

PMQs began with Janet Daby calling for a mass-cull of the working-class. The Labour MP relayed the experience of an industrious…

Theresa May’s promotion of Rory Stewart is a smart move

2 May 2019 11:27

In sacking Gavin Williamson for an offence he strenuously denies Theresa May has created for herself a potential embarrassment. What…

Theresa May flounders horribly at PMQs

1 May 2019 15:37

Best mates on Brexit, deadly foes on everything else. The highly suspicious search for a Lab/Con Brexit accord was suspended…

How long can the government put off a Queen’s speech for?

29 April 2019 17:21

How does Theresa May plan to spend the six-month Brexit extension? Nearly one month in and there is little sign…

Theresa May will have to give the ’22 an answer

27 April 2019 10:33

Next week, Theresa May will sit down with Graham Brady, the chairman of the 1922 Committee. He will ask her…

Will a Queen’s speech spell the end of May’s government?

17 April 2019 11:16

What is the maximum point of danger for the government in the coming months? After Theresa May secured a six…