Tory leadership

Boris comes out against high-speed rail

2 July 2011 22:39

The news, via a leaked letter, that Boris Johnson now opposes high-speed rail will come as little surprise to the…

Boris versus Osborne

22 June 2011 11:41

One of the staples of the Westminster summer party season is speculation about future leadership contests and so I rather…

Cameron needs to tread with care

13 April 2011 17:30

David Cameron’s Oxford gaffe is refusing to die down. Whenever I’ve called Tory MPs or other members of the Conservative…

Hunt’s rising star

3 March 2011 16:16

The decision on News Corp’s take-over of BSkyB has thrust Jeremy Hunt into the spotlight. The culture secretary is many…

The Tories take the train to war

28 February 2011 18:32

Philip Hammond should be wary of the ladies of Cranford. The advent of the railways was met with considerable disquiet…

All across the political spectrum

1 February 2011 14:01

Yesterday’s polls may seem like yesterday’s news – but it’s actually worth returning to YouGov’s effort from, erm, yesterday. It…

Dave v Boris wars: a prequel?

18 November 2010 16:50

David Cameron was on sparkling form last night, at our Parliamentarian of the Year awards. He joked about his photographer…

Don’t forget the Party, David

9 May 2010 15:21

Days, perhaps only hours away from the expected announcement of a Con-Lib deal, the Tory party rank-and-file is getting increasingly…