Amber Rudd

Why the OED says ‘coloured’ is offensive

14 March 2019 9:00 am

‘The term coloured, is an outdated, offensive and revealing choice of words,’ tweeted Diane Abbott last week in response to Amber…

The Windrush debacle is not as straightforward as it seems

5 May 2018 9:00 am

The Windrush debacle is not as straightforward as it seems

The purgatory of passport control – and why it’s about to get worse

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Passport control? It’s more like purgatory

Beware of Tory complacency

8 October 2016 9:00 am

The Conservative party conference in Birmingham this week seemed a remarkably relaxed affair. The European question has been settled. Seldom…

At last, Britain can have its shale gas revolution

22 August 2015 9:00 am

Over the past week, the government has finally made a decisive move to kickstart a fracking industry in Britain. Licences…

Britain needs to get fracking

4 July 2015 9:00 am

That democracy is a superior form of government to any other goes without saying. But in order to function, it…

Portrait of the week

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, soon got used to the surprise of the Conservatives being returned in the general…