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Why is the UK’s supposedly impartial statistics watchdog joining the Boris-bashing?

17 September 2017 19:46

Okay, it’s a rainy Sunday, but surely the new chief of the UK Statistics Authority has better things to do…

The Brexit bunch are the real referendum whiners

21 March 2017 15:33

In an age of fanaticism, it was always unlikely that the urge to censor would be confined to the left.…

For the first time in my life, I feel ashamed to be British

29 December 2016 12:00

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 3: Matthew Parris’s article from July,…

The six best reasons for Brexit

24 December 2016 12:00

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 8: Daniel Hannan’s piece from June,…

Theresa May’s Brexit plan slowly trickles out

24 October 2016 16:57

A pattern is emerging in the Government’s statements on Brexit to the House of Commons. The initial statement, today by…

George Osborne warns that he won’t ‘fumble’ his next leadership bid

23 September 2016 14:14

Well, that didn’t take long. George Osborne has had dinner with the FT and the write-up shows him as ambitious…

Is May dropping the ‘Leave’ campaign’s immigration policy?

5 September 2016 7:53

‘Brexit means Brexit’, Theresa May has repeatedly reassured us. But it seems Brexit might not mean an introduction of a…

It’s time for our warring politicians to wake up to what really matters

3 July 2016 18:34

Well I might as well say publicly what I’ve been saying to everyone who will listen privately for the last…

The Brexit test

3 July 2016 16:50

Stephen Crabb made a passionate plea this morning for Tories to stop thinking in terms of Remain and Leave when…

It’s time for George Osborne to go – and go now

29 June 2016 16:38

This is an extract from Charles Moore’s Notes in the new issue of The Spectator, out tomorrow. George Osborne says…

Brexit lies are opening up a terrifying new opportunity for the far-right in Britain

27 June 2016 14:54

The Tory leaders of Vote Leave, those supposedly civilised and intelligent men, are creating the conditions for a mass far-right…

How can we reassure other countries that Brexit isn’t a victory for ‘Little Britain’? Howard Drake has the answer

27 June 2016 14:25

Reassuring other countries that Brexit doesn’t mean Britain is hauling up the drawbridge is vital for ensuring the UK continues…

The Brexit divide wasn’t between young and old, but Ponces and Non-Ponces

27 June 2016 12:22

Ever since Friday’s Glorious Victory, one of the chief recreation activities of we Brexiters of a childish bent has been…

At least the howls of Remain cry-babies give us something to snigger at

27 June 2016 11:22

A very good piece by Libby Purves on the petulance, whining and spite of our liberal elite. Libby got there…

George Osborne ditches ‘Project Fear’ as he breaks his Brexit silence

27 June 2016 7:55

George Osborne has turned his back on ‘Project Fear’ after finally breaking his Brexit silence. The aim of his speech…

What are the European – and world – papers saying about Brexit?

25 June 2016 11:00

Brexit is, unsurprisingly, continuing to dominate the front pages of the newspapers overseas for a second day in a row.…

It is best not just for Britain but for the EU that we part ways

24 June 2016 16:59

A few thoughts on today’s events. First – it wasn’t working. With each year it was becoming more and more…

Vote Leave now need to repay the people who voted for their cause

24 June 2016 13:52

My part of north London feels like the morning after England get knocked out from the World Cup. People look…

David Cameron’s resignation speech in full

24 June 2016 9:14

David Cameron has announced his decision to step down as Prime Minister following the vote to leave the European Union.…

Coffee House Shots: The final countdown

22 June 2016 17:28

There are now only hours until the polls open in the EU referendum. But the campaigning has continued today right…

Boris Johnson’s closing speech was the defining moment of the campaign

22 June 2016 14:46

For me, last night provided the defining moment of the campaign. I was in the audience of 6,000 or so…

The Spectator’s Guide to EU Referendum day (and night)

22 June 2016 12:24

Britain goes to the polls tomorrow for the most important vote in a generation, as the country decides whether it…

The PM boils his entire referendum campaign into a single word. But will it convince voters?

22 June 2016 8:53

David Cameron has boiled down his entire EU referendum campaign into a single word: together. The Prime Minister made one…

Would a narrow win for ‘Leave’ be useful in getting a better post-Brexit deal?

22 June 2016 8:02

In less than 24 hours, the polling booths will finally open. We’ve seen today the now familiar raft of letters…

Coffee House shots: Who will triumph in tonight’s final TV showdown?

21 June 2016 16:57

As many as eight million people are expected to tune into tonight’s BBC Brexit debate, where Boris Johnson, Sadiq Khan…