Boris Johnson

Can Nigel Farage take the Tories to victory?

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Can Nigel Farage help Boris win Labour Leave seats?

The five groups of voters the Tories are targeting

16 November 2019 9:00 am

The Tory handbook’s list of voters they need to target

The case for amnesty: why it’s time to offer citizenship to illegal immigrants

9 November 2019 9:00 am

There is an unspoken truth about British life: we have two classes of citizen. The first are those born or…

Boris is taking a huge gamble with an election – but it could pay off

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Contrasting Boris Johnson’s enthusiasm for a general election with Jeremy Corbyn’s reluctance, it would be easy to assume that the…

Portrait of the week: An election date is set, al-Baghdadi dies and a row over gay giraffes

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Home Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, having shelved his Brexit Bill in the face of parliamentary opposition, persuaded the Commons…

The Tories are Boris Johnson’s Conservatives now

2 November 2019 9:00 am

How much does Boris Johnson’s move to an early election resemble Mrs May’s disastrous one in 2017? In two important…

General election 2019: can Boris Johnson succeed where Theresa May failed?

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Can Boris Johnson succeed where Theresa May failed?

Election 2019: how the Tories plan to break Labour's 'red wall'

2 November 2019 9:00 am

The seats that could change the political landscape

The vindication of Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy

19 October 2019 9:00 am

The Brexit deal agreed with the EU is a spectacular vindication of the Prime Minister’s approach: to go back to Brussels…

Donald Trump is key to Boris Johnson’s survival

19 October 2019 9:00 am

There are so many problems confronting our polity this week that it is almost impossible to write about any of…

A Brexit deal will completely change the electoral landscape

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Expect the unexpected has been the rule in British politics these last few years. But even so, few would have…

It’s down to the wire – and Boris only has one chance to survive

19 October 2019 9:00 am

What is Boris’s chance of survival?

The last Brexit heave

12 October 2019 9:00 am

The past few months have been characterised by high drama which, for all the excitement, has resolved nothing. We are…

The Brexit blame game

12 October 2019 9:00 am

There’s no deal – so what now?

Sorry, sir, we only stock books we agree with

5 October 2019 9:00 am

I was on my way to the pub the other evening, about seven o’clock, rain lashing down on my head,…

Why Downing Street still hasn’t named a new Bank governor

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Private secretary: ‘The Bank of England governorship, Prime Minister… opposition MPs have been saying it’s a political stitch-up and calling…

For political discourse to survive, we must be more honest about language

5 October 2019 9:00 am

So don’t pretend otherwise

The men I’ve groped (including Boris)

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Will Boris sue me for grabbing his leg?

Is it time to revive our play about Boris’s sex life?

5 October 2019 9:00 am

I’m writing this from the Conservative party conference where Boris’s attempt to ram home the message that he’s the only…

The balance of power in our constitution has been lost

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Until recently, we used to comfort ourselves with the thought that the United Kingdom’s uncodified constitution was a great national…

The torture chamber: how opposition MPs plan to humiliate Boris

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Boris’s tormentors now hold the power

Why there’s still a chance of a deal

21 September 2019 9:00 am

One of the reasons why Boris Johnson is Prime Minister is that he is an optimist. After the negativity of…

My puppy-training advice for Boris Johnson

21 September 2019 9:00 am

President Harry Truman once observed: ‘If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.’ Boris Johnson, as Prime Minister…

David Cameron is more authentic than Boris Johnson

21 September 2019 9:00 am

I don’t recall exactly when I first met David Cameron, but it must have been in Oxford in 1985 shortly…

George Osborne: I tried to swap jobs with William Hague

14 September 2019 9:00 am

I could be that rare thing: a former chancellor who is still a member of the Conservative party. Philip Hammond…