Theresa May

The riddle of Theresa May’s Russia policy

20 November 2017 13:05

It is just a week since Theresa May used her Mansion House speech to launch a broadside on Russia. During…

The month that will determine Theresa May’s future

18 November 2017 10:35

Three events in the next four weeks will determine Theresa May’s future as Prime Minister, I say in The Sun…

Theresa May’s weakness proves costly in the Brexit negotiations

17 November 2017 17:09

So much for that Friday feeling – Theresa May’s day out at the European social summit has proved a slog. First,…

Europe Minister David Lidington. Picture: PA

David Lidington is saved by the bell

17 November 2017 11:02

The Westminster sleaze scandal has resulted in many awkward conversations having to be had across Parliament. However, at yesterday’s Press…

The latest ICM poll shows Corbyn is failing to capitalise on May’s misfortune

15 November 2017 8:51

After a grim few weeks for Theresa May and her government – which has seen the Prime Minister lose two…

Theresa May’s Scotland blunder

15 November 2017 8:26

Although it’s widely accepted that Theresa May’s decision to call a snap election was disastrous, one of the few upshots…

Theresa May has outmanoeuvred herself with amendment 381

14 November 2017 18:56

This week a Conservative politician managed to get both the SNP and Labour to applaud them in the Chamber. Unfortunately…

The best Prime Ministers make their own luck

11 November 2017 10:38

Another week, another Cabinet resignation. Now, as I say in The Sun this morning, there are those saying that Theresa…

The Spectator Podcast: Desert storm

9 November 2017 16:42

On this week’s episode, we turn our attention to the Middle East and the unlikely alliance of Saudi Arabia and…

Welcome to Messminster, where ministers can get away with whatever they fancy

7 November 2017 17:29

What do you need to do to get sacked in this place? Quite a lot, according to the response from…

What did Gavin Williamson mean by that?

4 November 2017 10:31

The Tory leadership stakes have been upended this week, I say in The Sun today. Gavin Williamson’s elevation to defence…

May has undermined her authority further by promoting Gavin Williamson

2 November 2017 14:58

To say that Gavin Williamson’s appointment as Defence Secretary has received a mixed reaction is to suggest, wrongly, that there…

Tory policy chief: party needs Beveridge-style commission to survive

31 October 2017 15:20

The Conservative Party appears rather burnt-out at the moment. At its conference – even before Theresa May’s disastrous speech –…

The Tories need a positive vision for Britain after Brexit

28 October 2017 10:47

Political Cabinet on Tuesday was a fascinating occasion, as I say in The Sun, and not just because Andrea Leadsom…

Theresa May can’t just expect employers to solve the mental health crisis

26 October 2017 17:26

Theresa May made mental health one of her key policy issues when she became Prime Minister, and it was supposed…

Theresa May’s silent treatment

24 October 2017 10:52

After an unflattering account of Theresa May’s dinner last week with Jean-Claude Jucker wound up in the German broadsheet FAZ,…

Theresa May discovers the perfect answer to difficult Brexit questions

23 October 2017 17:37

Theresa May has the perfect answer to all difficult questions: we don’t want to give away anything that will harm…

May’s disastrous dinner with Juncker: Episode II

22 October 2017 22:24

Well, that lasted long. Although Theresa May didn’t get the green light to talk trade on her EU council summit…

Caption contest: May goes it alone

20 October 2017 10:53

Oh dear. Despite managing a carefully co-ordinated photo opp with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron on arrival in Brussels, Theresa…

Angela Merkel throws Theresa May a lifeline

20 October 2017 9:36

Few in Whitehall believed that Theresa May’s trip to the EU Council summit this week would result in Britain being…

The government needs to know what kind of Brexit deal it wants

14 October 2017 10:34

Theresa May needs to invite the Cabinet down to Chequers to thrash out the government’s position on Brexit, I say…

The Spectator Podcast: Tech vs Trump

12 October 2017 13:03

On this week’s episode, we discuss Trump versus technology, the ‘new normal’ with Calamity May, and whether jargon is polluting…

Theresa May refuses to say she’d now vote Leave

10 October 2017 18:32

Theresa May struck a defiant tone this afternoon in her first broadcast interview since her disastrous conference speech. Speaking to…

Theresa May’s race audit relies on misleading statistics

10 October 2017 17:08

We know from her unfortunate conference speech that it irks Mrs May to hear Labour claiming a monopoly on compassion,…

Theresa May concedes that the European Court of Justice will have a role during the Brexit transition

9 October 2017 18:49

Most of Theresa May’s statement today was simply a reiteration of what she had said in Florence. But we did…