Downing Street

Life after No. 10 is not what David Cameron was hoping for

25 March 2017 9:00 am

George Osborne’s new job throws a harsh light on his old boss

Why Tories are so excited about Theresa May

16 July 2016 9:00 am

Theresa May won’t be exciting but she may well be radical

Revealed: David Cameron's rehearsed resignation speech

13 June 2015 9:00 am

At 6.30 p.m. on 7 May, the Camerons invited guests at their home in Oxfordshire into the garden for a…

Dominic Cummings (who ought to know) is not impressed by Michael Barber, Tony Blair’s former adviser and self-styled ‘delivery man’

28 March 2015 9:00 am

In 2001, Tony Blair took Sir Michael Barber from his perch as special adviser in the Department for Education and…

Powers of persuasion: how Churchill brought America on side

7 February 2015 9:00 am

In time for the 50th anniversary of Churchill’s death comes this pacy novel about his attempts to persuade the Americans…

Letters: Why Ofsted should be disbanded

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Disband Ofsted Sir: Dennis Sewell’s damning indictment of Ofsted (‘Ofsted in the dock’, 13 December) stopped short of the logical…

Thank heavens for Justin Welby!

15 November 2014 9:00 am

For decades, interventions of the Archbishop of Canterbury in national debate were like a sporadic bombardment of small pebbles against…

This diary of a prime minister's wife offers a front-row seat to the Great War

19 July 2014 9:00 am

When Margot Asquith’s name crops up these days, it is usually in a retelling of the story about her meeting…

Jean-Claude Juncker is stale, grey and likes his booze. That's why Cameron should back him

7 June 2014 9:00 am

David Cameron is surely right to think that Jean-Claude Juncker is not the man to relieve the European Union’s woes,…

Rod Liddle: Gordon Brown has vanished. Why?

14 December 2013 9:00 am

It may come as a grave surprise to you that, when it was offered as a prize in a charity…

David Cameron needs Willie Whitelaw. He has Nick Clegg

9 March 2013 9:00 am

David Cameron needs a Willie. So say the ministers who work most closely with No. 10. It is not a…

Lord Rennard, Mark Oaten and the Lib Dems’ embarrassing adolescence

2 March 2013 9:00 am

Imagine if seven Tory Cabinet ministers had resigned since David Cameron became Prime Minister. Then think about another seven being…