Theresa May

Ireland’s Taoiseach talks tough on Brexit

4 August 2017 17:03

There are three areas on which the EU insists that the Brexit negotiations must make progress on, before proper trade…

Ruth Davidson mocks Theresa May

4 August 2017 15:09

Theresa May made herself something of a laughing stock during the general election when she was asked what was the…

Could a new backbench tribe help Theresa May fix social care?

3 August 2017 18:52

This time a year ago, Westminster was trying to work out what Mayism was. Perhaps, we wondered, it was a…

What the papers say: Trump is good news for Britain

3 August 2017 8:35

Jeremy Corbyn might be ‘on a high’ but he shouldn’t be allowed to forget his party’s ‘highly inconsistent, profoundly confusing’…

The Brexit betrayal bandwagon is growing

2 August 2017 8:17

It may not be this week. It may not be Boris Johnson. But eventually a minister will break with this…

Breaking: Prime Minister’s spokesman says nothing new

31 July 2017 16:09

Ahead of the summer recess, there was concern among Tory high command that the long holiday could result in seven weeks…

Why Theresa May is no longer a fashion victim

31 July 2017 10:49

Over the weekend, there was much excitement after the Prime Minister was spotted wearing the same Next dress on two…

Philip Hammond creates a one-man Cabinet split over Brexit

31 July 2017 8:01

Leaving Philip Hammond in charge of the government was always going to be a risk because of his habit of putting…

Can Theresa May make it to the end of the Brexit talks?

22 July 2017 10:35

If the last few months should have taught us political commentators anything, it is to be wary of making predictions.…

In defeat, Theresa May has done what David Cameron couldn’t

20 July 2017 15:32

Today the House rises for summer recess and, as James writes, Downing Street achieves its immediate post-election aim: Theresa May makes…

Will a summer holiday solve Theresa May’s problems?

20 July 2017 10:28

Today Downing Street achieves its immediate post-election aim: Theresa May makes it to the summer recess. As I say in…

Jeremy Corbyn still can’t find Theresa May’s jugular

19 July 2017 13:25

Given how miserable things are for Theresa May at the moment, with her Cabinet behaving like children, her backbenchers urging…

Who can Theresa May sack?

17 July 2017 14:11

As Isabel reports, after a week of briefing and backstabbing among the Cabinet, there is a growing feeling from Conservatives…

It’s not Theresa May who should rebuke naughty ministers. It’s her backbenchers.

17 July 2017 14:10

Theresa May is to rebuke her Cabinet tomorrow for the way its members have been behaving over the past week.…

Tory leadership tensions mustn’t undermine the Brexit talks

15 July 2017 11:59

The May-Davis partnership used to be one of the strongest aspects of the government. She had brought him back from…

Our Brexit-backing politicians are making fools of us

15 July 2017 9:30

The great physicist Richard Feynman warned of the perpetual torment that lies in wait for people who try to understand…

Who will be the next Tory leader?

15 July 2017 8:30

Who will be the next Tory leader? I keep asking the senior contenders over breakfast after the show or at…

Will May dare slap down any of those angling for the top job?

14 July 2017 15:45

There are so many people angling for the Tory leadership now that it really is easier to list those who…

The Spectator Podcast: Get Boris!

13 July 2017 16:08

On this week’s episode, we look at the runners and riders in the Tory leadership race, the latest development in the…

Theresa May finally shows her human side

13 July 2017 11:34

It’s exactly one year to the day since Theresa May became Prime Minister. To mark the occasion, she has given…

We should welcome Nicky Morgan’s election as Treasury Select Committee chair

13 July 2017 8:08

Nicky Morgan’s election as chair of the Treasury Select Committee will doubtless be written into a narrative of Remainers taking…

Emily Thornberry outshines Damian Green – and Corbyn – at PMQs

12 July 2017 16:18

Mrs May couldn’t make PMQs today. She was lunching with royalty up at the Palace. The happy atmosphere of the…

Emily Thornberry succeeds where Corbyn fails at PMQs

12 July 2017 13:59

Today’s Prime Minister’s Questions could have been memorable purely for the novelty of Emily Thornberry deploying a tremendous amount of…

Watch: Damian Green quizzed on Theresa May’s disappearing act

12 July 2017 12:48

During the election campaign, Tory MPs were queuing up to be snapped with Theresa May and the Prime Minister’s face…

What the papers say: the hard left’s hatred of Uber is an excuse

12 July 2017 8:42

The likes of Uber and Deliveroo are shaking up the jobs market in such a way that one of Theresa May’s…