UK Politics

“If May had not called her wholly unnecessary 2017 general election and thrown away the Conservative majority, the Brexit process would not now be in the dire state it is.”

“Could a Donald Trump — someone who says he can fix the country’s problems because of his extraordinary business acumen — be elected to high office in the UK?”

The self-aggrandising Speaker has confused the importance of his office with that of its holder

The independent-minded Labour parliamentarian would have made an excellent Speaker

Since Tony Blair all but abolished the position of Lord Chancellor in 2005, English judges have been without the champion they need

The anti-politics of Nigel Farage contributed to the referendum result, but it won’t help Theresa May take on Brussels successfully

Brexit is already causing the biggest shakeup of British politics for a generation. But the biggest loser may prove to have the last laugh

The new Prime Minister has much more in common with the Iron Lady than is generally believed — and may have to fight similar battles

“One of the principles of public service is that it does not just consist of a race to the top with the resignation of those who lose”