Theresa May

Theresa May should pledge to resign – it’s not too late to save her legacy

March 18, 2019 3:22 pm

No one can be certain whether her departure would result in the deal passing, but it would certainly make it more likely

Brexit, Trump’s wall, and the cynical inertia of the political class

March 15, 2019 11:58 am

In our democracies, politicians won’t do what people want

The most shocking thing about Trump’s Brexit comments? He’s right

March 14, 2019 2:04 pm

The president has been more consistent on how to leave the EU than most British politicians

Brexit explained

March 14, 2019 11:22 am

It’s a disaster, and it’s not over yet

Meltdown: three years on and we are no closer to a Brexit resolution

March 14, 2019 10:29 am

No one is in control and the country’s whole system of governance is creaking

What British voters must be offered in a second referendum

March 13, 2019 11:11 pm

The growing mood in Britain is that the country wants Brexit over and done with.

British government in chaos after rebel ‘no deal’ amendment passes

March 13, 2019 4:26 pm

If you’re not confused, you haven’t been following closely enough

Third time’s the charm? We could be heading for another vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

March 12, 2019 4:58 pm

The withdrawal agreement went down by 149 votes — at the worst end of expectations

Why the EU is so eager for Theresa May’s Brexit deal to pass

March 12, 2019 10:56 am

Thanks to the withdrawal agreement, the UK will have to adopt new EU legislation. This will only hand over more power to Brussels

What I want from modern architecture

February 21, 2019 1:02 pm

Architects need to stop aiming for the ‘iconic’ and focus on everyday beauty

There’s only way out of this Brexit nightmare – revoke Article 50

February 21, 2019 11:32 am

The EU has the UK in an impossible bind, but there is something we can do

The brutal truth is that May is heading towards a softer Brexit

January 17, 2019 10:30 am

Rebel MPs now want to dictate the terms of Brexit. Will they succeed?

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

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

The beginning is nigh

January 2, 2019 10:55 am

20 predictions for 2019

The confusion of the Confucians

December 13, 2018 12:05 pm

Kissinger is right about Trump, of course

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