William Hague

Assad will go – the question is how much blood will be spilled

16 January 2014 12:23

As we approach next week’s Geneva II Conference, the desire of the majority of Syrians, the moderate majority, for a…

The British option – a business proposal for EU renegotiation

14 January 2014 11:31

Announcing the Balance of Competences review in July 2012, in which the Government launched a consultation of Britain’s membership of…

William Hague, Cathy Ashton and John Kerry celebrate this weekend's deal with Iran. Picture: Getty

William Hague: We will need to reassure Saudi Arabia and Israel about Iran deal

25 November 2013 17:20

The Commons was in congratulatory mode this afternoon when William Hague gave his statement on the deal with Iran. Baroness…

William Hague’s appeasement of Iran’s mullahs is a historic and terrible mistake

25 November 2013 16:31

Well, I wondered in this place last week if David Cameron knew what he was doing in relation to the…

How a marine reserve could make Pitcairn the crown jewel of the South Pacific

18 October 2013 12:35

Last week, while the Mayor of London (pop. 7.8 million) was visiting China, the Deputy Mayor of Pitcairn (pop. 50)…

William Hague’s plan to reunite the right

30 September 2013 19:59

William Hague is the man with a plan to deal with Ukip at next year’s European elections. At a fringe…

William Hague is charming, but what he says won’t satisfy the Eurosceptics

29 September 2013 17:53

William Hague has to be one of the most charming men in the Cabinet. Today, rather than attacking his Lib…

William Hague tells the 1922 that ‘lessons will be learned’ from Syria vote

4 September 2013 18:28

William Hague’s appearance at the 1922 Committee has underlined the fact that the Tory party is now split on foreign…

No-one has any plans for a second vote on Syria, part II

3 September 2013 15:40

Today’s Foreign Office Questions was a far classier affair than yesterday’s rather snippy session with Philip Hammond on Defence. William…

On Syria, parliament has voted to have no policy at all.

30 August 2013 11:29

A muddle and a cock-up. For all the talk of parliament reasserting itself, last night’s vote on Syria showed a…

William Hague: We can act without UN security council unity

26 August 2013 9:57

William Hague is keeping his options open on Syria: not just on what the response will be to last week’s…

William Hague: Egypt turbulence could last for years

19 August 2013 9:42

William Hague’s interview on the Today programme this morning included the gloomy warning the the turmoil in Egypt is unlikely…

Hague stays vague on Egyptian coup

4 July 2013 8:56

William Hague was as circumspect as he possibly could be about the situation in Egypt in his Today interview. He…

Theresa May’s modernising moment on stop and search

2 July 2013 18:48

Theresa May’s statement in the Commons today on stop and search strikes me as an important moment. Here, we had…

It looks like we must hope for the best in Syria

18 June 2013 20:31

Is there not something odd about a Prime Minister talking of getting involved in the Syrian civil war on the…

William Hague: There are ‘no palatable options’ in Syria

17 June 2013 8:40

While the G8 begins today with splits already clear on Syria, David Cameron will be aware, as he sits down…

Trust me, I’m a Foreign Secretary, says William Hague on Prism

10 June 2013 17:46

William Hague’s statement on Prism was a masterclass in not answering the question. Hague calmly, but determinedly, stuck to the…

Three questions for William Hague on PRISM

10 June 2013 8:31

William Hague will come to the House of Commons today to offer some answers on the US National Security Agency’s…

Meet Chen Guangcheng – a hero of the Chinese people

6 June 2013 13:47

The other week I had the honour of spending some time with a great hero. Chen Guangcheng is the blind…

Syria: What has changed to make western intervention a necessary or realistic policy?

6 June 2013 11:01

Peter Oborne is back in his David-Cameron-is-not-Disraeli-he’s-mad mode this week. He accuses the Prime Minister of losing the plot over…