Brexit

Government isn’t working because politics isn’t working

January 16, 2019 11:51 am

From Washington to London, the anxiety about the status quo is the same

Theresa May’s confidence vote problems will only get worse

January 15, 2019 5:31 pm

Labour plan to keep tabling motions of no confidence in the coming weeks until one works

If her Brexit deal fails, a no confidence motion might help Theresa May

January 15, 2019 8:29 am

It would shift the focus on to whether the government could survive that, rather than what Plan B is

I strongly object to being called a fascist by white supremacist Nazis

January 12, 2019 10:36 am

Godfrey clashes with the Brexit protesters

Project Fact: how scared should we really be of a no-deal Brexit?

January 10, 2019 3:10 pm

Shortages, delays, logjams and price rises – the no-deal Brexit scenario looks scary until you examine it point by point

If anyone knows Theresa May’s secret plan, it’s Philip

January 10, 2019 2:31 pm

We all rely on our partners, especially in a time of crisis

No one comes off well in the Brexit fiasco

January 9, 2019 1:11 pm

The demand from the House of Commons was mordantly amusing

‘Brexit unleased something monstrous’: James Graham interviewed

January 3, 2019 7:58 am

The playwright on how he made a drama out of a crisis

Who does Leo Varadkar think he is?

December 17, 2018 2:44 pm

He thinks that what is good for his government is more important than what the British people voted for

Are we really going to abandon Brexit because of a chocolate bar shortage?

December 13, 2018 2:48 pm

We know that we have to be lighter on our feet and more agile, if we are to take advantage of all the freedoms we will gain

Benedict Cumberbatch on playing my husband, Dominic Cummings

December 13, 2018 12:48 pm

Channel 4 has released the trailer for its new Brexit drama – and Mary Wakefield is struck by how good the performances are

Theresa May has boxed herself in

December 12, 2018 5:51 pm

She stays because she has promised to go

After a day of high drama in Westminster, nothing has changed

December 12, 2018 5:08 pm

Inside Parliament as Theresa May wins a confidence vote

The confidence vote was not a win in any real sense for Theresa May

December 12, 2018 4:53 pm

Ministers are keen to put to The Spectator that 200 is a respectable figure – even if it is on the low end of respectable

Have the Tory rebels’ methods scuppered their chances of success?

December 12, 2018 10:13 am

The heavy-handed confidence vote operation is deterring Conservative MPs

Ditching Theresa May achieves nothing

December 12, 2018 9:50 am

Changing the pilot right now does not mean a change in direction

What will happen for Theresa May in today’s confidence vote?

December 12, 2018 9:37 am

One long-time backbench ally of the Prime Minister predicts that she’ll win by 200 to 115

The lies and liars of Brexit

December 11, 2018 10:22 am

The politicians I’ve spent my adult life talking to, writing about and often defending, have failed in their first responsibility: to tell people the truth

May’s delay has made a leadership challenge more likely

December 11, 2018 10:00 am

It has become a received wisdom that the British PM has somehow has stayed the executioner’s axe. Yet the opposite is true

If Brexit is blocked, will it ever be worth voting again?

December 10, 2018 9:59 am

Although we were offered two choices in 2016, only one of those choices was ever ready to be implemented

Why Theresa May has decided to postpone the Brexit vote

December 10, 2018 9:32 am

Pressure from Cabinet ministers appears to have been effective

Britain is heading towards a soft Brexit or a second referendum

December 6, 2018 11:39 am

If May’s deal is defeated, we’ll enter the most uncertain period in recent British political history

The Italian crisis

November 29, 2018 11:33 am

For those who believe in the European project, Brexit is a headache. Italy, on the other hand, is a bloody…

Why Donald Trump thinks the Brexit deal is no good for US-UK trade

November 26, 2018 5:08 pm

Trump has always been pro-Brexit. But Theresa May has never been pro-Trump enough to work with him

Leo Varadkar has done his absolute best to damage Brexit

November 22, 2018 12:28 pm

The Taoiseach leads a minority government — he has an incentive to make the Brits sweat