William Hague

The debate over English votes for English laws heats up

14 October 2014 15:36

As the Commons debate on devolution gets underway, the three parties have set out their positions on English votes for…

The shadow of EVEL will still hover over the Commons

14 October 2014 8:59

Alex Salmond was on Today this morning, muttering darkly about a new betrayal of Scottish voters from Westminster leaders. He…

William Hague’s warming warm-up speech

28 September 2014 17:21

William Hague has just warmed up the Conservative party conference with a lovely, personal speech about his time as Leader…

PMQs sketch: Strange allies and a fake truce makes for weird times in Westminster

10 September 2014 16:36

Weird times in Westminster. PMQs was downgraded today so that the evening news wouldn’t carry pictures of a remote House…

PMQs: Harman and Hague drop the questions and give a joint speech to save the Union

10 September 2014 13:27

PMQs was an odd affair today, and not just because there was no PM. It was more that William Hague…

Baroness Warsi ‘wanted to be Foreign Secretary’

5 August 2014 10:59

Now, now, no laughing at the back. Less than 12 hours after representing the government at WW1 commemorations, Baroness Warsi…

Andrew Lansley’s international role in public service remains a mystery

17 July 2014 13:16

Coffee House apologises unreservedly for keeping readers in suspense for two days about Andrew Lansley’s mysterious international role in public…

6am Spectator podcast special: Cameron’s reshuffle – the hiring begins

15 July 2014 6:00

Good morning. We’ve just had the night of the long knives – for middle-aged Tory ministers at least. Now for the…

Philip Hammond: a very Eurosceptic Foreign Secretary

14 July 2014 23:55

Philip Hammond’s promotion to Foreign Secretary means that we now have a Foreign Secretary who is on the record as…

William Hague to quit as Foreign Secretary

14 July 2014 22:03

listen to ‘Fraser Nelson and James Forsyth discuss William Hague stepping down as Foreign Secretary’ on Audioboo William Hague is…

Podcast: Is religion the new politics, and Osborne on the up, Miliband on the down

26 June 2014 9:30

Are we seeing a global revival of religion, which is having a radical impact on politics? On this week’s View…

The West shouldn’t be too soft on Iran during ISIS crisis talks

17 June 2014 15:18

The choice in Iraq appears to be between the devil and the deep blue sea. On the one hand, ISIS…

Boko Haram proves the Nigerian government to be corrupt and useless

6 May 2014 12:29

You know, the more we hear about the uselessness of the Nigerian government in dealing with the abduction – the…

Sir Malcolm Rifkind delivers a stern warning on Ukraine

18 March 2014 14:55

MPs moved seamlessly today from debating the breeding season of the hare to the situation in Crimea. It’s been quiet…

William Hague insists government’s options remain open on Ukraine

4 March 2014 13:31

It was clear from William Hague’s statement in the Commons just now that no decisions have been taken on what…

William Hague: Ukraine is the biggest crisis in Europe in the 21st Century

3 March 2014 8:45

You couldn’t accuse William Hague of using soft language on the Today programme this morning when he said that ‘it…

William Hague summons Russian ambassador as Russian parliament approves sending troops to Ukraine

1 March 2014 17:46

William Hague, the Foreign Secretary who is off to Kiev tomorrow, has issued the following statement:- ‘I am deeply concerned…

William Hague: Ukraine is not about a strategic competition between East and West and we must engage with Russia

24 February 2014 17:10

Russia has been presented as one of the bad guys in the coverage of the turmoil in Ukraine. But today,…

Ukraine reinforces the case for a wider but shallower EU

19 February 2014 17:55

With Ukip heading for possible victory in the European elections and anti-EU fervour growing across the continent, it is hard to…

Will China kill all of Africa’s elephants?

13 February 2014 14:30

In 2010, Aidan Hartley, our ‘Wild Life’ columnist and Unreported World presenter, asked in his feature below: ‘Will China kill all…