Theresa May

Theresa May’s latest Brexit speech only highlights the government’s problems

8 March 2019 14:51

Theresa May is in Grimsby today putting in a last ditch effort to convince MPs to back her deal when…

10 days to save Brexit

2 March 2019 10:38

MPs have 10 days to pass Theresa May’s Brexit deal or calamity strikes, I say in The Sun this morning.…

What will the Commons do to Brexit next week?

23 February 2019 10:48

Brexit is back in the Commons next week. As I write in The Sun this morning, two of the big…

What can May now get on the backstop?

16 February 2019 10:35

When Theresa May goes to Brussels next week to bat for changes to the backstop, she’ll do so with a…

After Brexit defeat, Downing Street insists nothing has changed

14 February 2019 18:42

After Theresa May mysteriously evaporated from the Commons following tonight’s government defeat, Downing Street has issued a statement insisting that…

Why we are still no closer to a Brexit prognosis

10 February 2019 20:19

I have this mental image of Brexit Britain on a hospital ward waiting for treatment that never comes. We are…

Corbyn has complicated May’s Brexit strategy

9 February 2019 10:59

Number 10 had hoped that if it could hold off the Cooper amendment again next week, then it could eke…

Forget the backstop. Business is doing what it does best: making decisions and investing

7 February 2019 22:49

With 31 working days until negotiations time out, Theresa May has been selling her vision for post-Brexit Britain to businesses…

Don’t expect much on Brexit before Valentine’s Day

2 February 2019 10:34

Don’t expect much movement on Brexit this side of Valentine’s Day, I say in The Sun this morning. There are…

The Brady amendment gives Theresa May the strength to kick the can down the road

29 January 2019 21:22

You could tell that the result of tonight’s vote on the Brady amendment (which calls for alternative arrangements to replace…

May urges Tory MPs to give her something to battle for

28 January 2019 19:07

Theresa May has met Tory MPs tonight in a last-ditch effort to try and persuade them to vote for the…

Can Theresa May get any Brexit plan through the Commons?

26 January 2019 10:41

Tuesday is the last chance for those MPs who want to secure as meaningful a Brexit as possible, I write…

The Tory coup that could bring down Theresa May

25 January 2019 13:40

I learned two things yesterday that will give extra frisson to those votes on Tuesday, when MPs attempt to wrest…

Theresa May is using Jeremy Corbyn to avoid blame for her Brexit mess

21 January 2019 16:38

The Commons has grown rather used to Theresa May giving an update on Brexit each Monday afternoon, and still more…

May goes back to the backstop

20 January 2019 20:50

Today’s Cabinet conference call was more illuminating in terms of direction of travel than the details of what Theresa May…

The vote on May’s deal was less important than you might think

17 January 2019 12:50

Now that the Prime Minister’s withdrawal agreement has been decisively rejected by Parliament, the challenge, as Theresa May said last…

Why did Theresa May bother giving a statement in Downing Street tonight?

16 January 2019 22:51

Theresa May has just given a statement in Downing Street in which she apparently said absolutely nothing. The Prime Minister…

Corbyn gives May an easy ride at Prime Minister’s Questions

16 January 2019 13:30

Jeremy Corbyn decided to re-release his greatest hits at Prime Minister’s Questions today, starting with Brexit but then moving on…

Who can spare us from this Brexit disaster?

16 January 2019 12:54

God help us all, because no-one else can or will in these present circumstances. If you wished to apportion some…

What will be May’s Plan B?

12 January 2019 10:34

The Cabinet aren’t even waiting for the meaningful vote to be lost to start discussing Plan Bs. As I say…