Britain’s government slides into chaos
Theresa May’s Brexit deal provokes cabinet resignations and speculation of a leadership challenge
Boris Johnson takes centre stage—from the sidelines
The former foreign secretary won a huge crowd for his address to a fringe meeting
Of blue suits and smelly trainers
You can spot a Tory or a Corbynista from miles away
On protesting “nuns”, a Labour “defection” and a story ...
This week, things are not what they seem for our Britain columnist
On Brexit films, Brexit books and Brexit television
Our Bagehot columnist shares some thoughts, from Los Angeles to Alan Partridge
On political caricatures, “real” policies and the idea ...
Our Britain columnist worries about the lack of talent in the foreground of British politics
On democracy, Sir Lewis Namier and the struggles of the...
Our Britain columnist has not lost all faith in his country’s parliament
On political paralysis, British intellectuals and the w...
Our Britain columnist offers Theresa May a dramatic suggestion
On “Game of Thrones”, Conservatism, Israel and Lidl
Our political columnist pitches a dynastic new television show
On parliamentarians talented, vainglorious, entertainin...
Our Britain columnist considers the best and the worst of MPs in a lively week in the House of Commons and beyond
On Change UK’s inadequacies, political agreements and m...
Our Britain columnist muses over the decline of Scottish influence in Westminster
On “Fleabag”, a Corbyn government and Kenneth Clarke’s ...
Our Britain columnist laments the decline of working-class culture
The centre cannot hold - the failure of Change UK and t...
Our columnist reflects on why those trying to shake up contemporary politics have been destined to fail
On Britain beyond Brexit and the future of Conservatism
Our columnist reflects on the turmoil facing the Conservative Party
And then there were two
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt progress to the final stage of the Tory leadership contest