Theresa May

Theresa May’s phoney race war is dangerous and divisive

13 September 2017 14:23

Next month, Theresa May is expected to launch her long-awaited audit into racial disparities in public services. We are being…

Yet another no-score draw at PMQs

13 September 2017 13:42

Jeremy Corbyn has improved at PMQs to the extent that he now touches on the topics that will cause the…

Theresa May’s power play pays off as government wins committee vote

12 September 2017 23:16

Government whips can breath a sigh of relief. On what turned out to be the second late night sitting in…

Evgeny Lebedev’s peace offering to Theresa May

12 September 2017 13:15

Since taking on the editorship of the Evening Standard, George Osborne has discovered that revenge is a dish best served…

Labour MPs rebel as the government’s EU repeal bill wins Commons vote

12 September 2017 1:01

After David Davis warned that MPs opposing the government’s EU repeal bill would be voting for a ‘chaotic’ exit from the…

Theresa May must make sure that Brexit doesn’t just become a process story

11 September 2017 18:17

The EU Withdrawal Bill is undoubtedly an important piece of legislation. But I suspect that the bickering over Henry VIII…

When will Theresa May realise that Parliament hates a ‘power grab’?

11 September 2017 16:48

Nothing has the potential to harm Theresa May’s weakened government more than a battle over the rights of Parliament. Just…

Theresa May’s exit strategy

9 September 2017 8:30

Nearly all Tory MPs now agree Theresa May should stay on as Prime Minister. She must get the party through…

Parliament needs to do far more than just stand up to the latest government power grab

8 September 2017 19:19

What a surprise: a government trying to make it easier to get legislation through the House of Commons. Today’s Huffington…

Family is the key for breaking the reoffending cycle

8 September 2017 14:10

Lord Farmer’s review on prison reform, launched this week at the Centre for Social Justice think tank, is ground-breaking for…

The letter row is a reminder of Theresa May’s weakness

8 September 2017 11:05

Some things never change. It’s the end of the first week of the new term and the Conservatives are finishing it with…

The Conservative Party needs to be the party of family once again

8 September 2017 8:24

Earlier this week, academics at Oxford and Cambridge were likely to be cock-a-hoop that their universities top international leagues tables…

Theresa May gets a Brexit lesson from Parliament

7 September 2017 17:02

Today has been a reminder of just how hard getting the Brexit legislation through parliament will be for Theresa May.…

PMQs Sketch: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are back in control

6 September 2017 17:07

Mrs May was back to her former self today. Cool, brusque, snappy and effective. Electoral disaster has served her well.…

May fried over public sector pay at PMQs

6 September 2017 14:35

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May spent their lunchtime talking about McDonalds. Unfortunately for the Prime Minister, it was McStrike, rather…

Jacob Rees-Mogg drops a hint about what job he wants in the reshuffle

5 September 2017 19:45

Although Jacob Rees-Mogg likes to insist that he is an unsuitable candidate for the role of Prime Minister, he still…

Theresa May is right to think there’s more to life than Brexit

5 September 2017 12:02

The general election in June changed the politics of Brexit in ways that some pro-Leave commentators are desperately trying to…

MPs hold breath for cross-party social care talks

4 September 2017 17:11

Theresa May created many problems for herself in this year’s snap election. Some are rather difficult to ignore, like fewer…

Should Tory MPs want a reshuffle promotion from Theresa May anyway?

4 September 2017 15:58

Who does Theresa May want to promote in her reshuffle? On our Coffee House Shots podcast today, we discuss how…

Should Theresa May reshuffle her Cabinet?

4 September 2017 10:41

When Parliament returns tomorrow, Theresa May will come back to work to find her position a bit more secure than…

What the papers say: Why a reshuffle isn’t the answer for the PM

4 September 2017 8:26

Britain will have to pay some kind of Brexit bill to leave the EU, accepts the Sun. But that shouldn’t…

What did Theresa May mean by that?

2 September 2017 10:38

Even some senior figures in Downing Street were unaware that Theresa May was going to say she wanted to lead…

How Theresa May plans to sneak policies past MPs

1 September 2017 14:17

If Theresa May is in it for the ‘long term’, does this mean that she plans to do big things…

Senior Tories oddly supportive of Theresa May’s plan to stay

31 August 2017 16:48

Theresa May’s announcement that she plans to serve as Prime Minister for ‘the long term’ has come as rather a…

The Spectator Podcast: Can you forgive her?

31 August 2017 13:21

On this week’s Spectator Podcast, we ask whether Theresa May can be absolved by her party and the public. We’ll…