Theresa May

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

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 top 40 horrors lurking in the small print of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

November 17, 2018 2:22 pm

Britain’s ‘transition period’ could last indefinitely

The British Conservative Party deserve a lengthy spell in opposition

November 15, 2018 3:12 pm

Brexit is not being done well because it cannot be done well; the surprise remains that it is being done at all

Could Theresa May survive a vote of no confidence?

November 15, 2018 2:50 pm

There is clearly a swell of dissent which will be very difficult for the British PM to stem

Theresa May’s Brexit deal proves one thing: the establishment always wins

November 15, 2018 7:08 am

What we voted for does not matter, because they will not let it happen

Was Theresa May attacking Trump, or a blond populist closer to home?

September 27, 2018 4:53 am

The Prime Minister’s UN gambit exposes her as an unreliable, unsuitable partner

We have a moral duty to mistrust politicians over Syria

April 19, 2018 10:24 am

In Britain, almost two years have passed since Sir John Chilcot produced his 12-volume report on the lessons of the…

What is behind the British PM’s threat to Russia?

March 12, 2018 9:06 pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given Russia until Wednesday to explain why a nerve agent that it has developed…

The EU shouldn’t punish Brexit. They’d soon regret it

March 8, 2018 9:30 am

Last Monday, Theresa May’s chief of staff talked junior ministers through her Mansion House speech. Gavin Barwell was frank with…

Theresa May is back in the President’s Club

January 25, 2018 5:30 pm

Donald Trump is in love again. Theresa May can’t guarantee Trump an effusive welcome if he visits Great Britain and…

Donald Trump and Theresa May desperately need each other’s help

October 11, 2017 5:30 pm

In June, I mooted the possibility that Theresa May might consider emigrating to the United States to join the Trump…