Dominic Cummings

What Boris has in common with Roman emperor Augustus

22 February 2020 9:00 am

The PM was filmed introducing his new cabinet by getting them to answer in unison how many hospitals, how many…

Two books that made me forget everything else

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Gstaad I’ve been hitting the books rather hard lately, the ritzy-glitzy crowd having gone the way of natural snow. There’s…

What difference will ‘weirdos and misfits’ make to the civil service?

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Dominic Cummings has written a modest blog inviting mathematicians, physicists, AI specialists and other experts to help him revolutionise the…

Why bother joining the Labour party?

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Now that there is yet another chance to vote for a leader of the Labour party, if you are prepared…

Exclusive: Dominic Cummings’s secret links to Russia

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Are you suffering from Russia Derangement Syndrome?

Who advises Dominic Cummings?

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Dominic Cummings, chief adviser to the Prime Minister, thinks that there is no ‘better book than Thucydides as training for politics’. But…

Boris has more in common with Corbyn than he thinks

14 September 2019 9:00 am

Johnson has more in common with Corbyn than he thinks

It’s time to talk about what no deal really means

24 August 2019 9:00 am

The main reason Conservative MPs prefer Boris Johnson’s government to Theresa May’s is because of its clarity of message. The…

Where’s Boris?

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Before Boris Johnson became Prime Minister there was widespread expectation that his government would be chaotic. It was thought that…

How No. 10 is taking back control

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Every Friday at 6 p.m. government aides are summoned to No. 10 Downing Street for a meeting with Dominic Cummings,…

Portrait of the week: US shootings, a dam emergency and a rubbish straw policy at McDonald’s

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Home If the government lost a confidence motion when parliament sits again in September, it could call an election for…

Who’ll blink first – Boris Johnson or the EU?

3 August 2019 9:00 am

Even if the EU believes Boris on no deal, it might not budge

Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings in Brexit: The Uncivil War

Benedict Cumberbatch on playing my husband, Dominic Cummings

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Watching Benedict Cumberbatch become my husband

Why is it that so many leading Brexiteers studied history?

11 August 2018 9:00 am

What do Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg and Dominic Cummings all have in common? They are Brexiteers, of course. Yet little…

My husband’s affair with Michael Gove, and other things that didn’t happen

19 November 2016 9:00 am

A few weeks ago I discovered that while he should have been focused on the fight of his life during…

The day that Brexit camped in my kitchen

18 June 2016 9:00 am

On Thursday last week, as the baby and I were moving in our usual slow circles around the house, from…

OK: I’m convinced: one EU referendum might not be enough

17 October 2015 9:00 am

We now have to take seriously the possibility that in the EU referendum Britain will vote to leave. I had…

How Jeremy Corbyn could destroy the Tories (yes, really)

8 August 2015 9:00 am

‘Why this sudden restlessness, this confusion?’ asked C.P. Cavafy in his poem ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’: Because night has fallen…

Nick Clegg's weird war with a former Gove adviser

17 May 2014 9:00 am

We’ve come to expect strange things from coalition government, but the events of the last few days have been particularly…