Articles tagged Theresa May:

Theresa May Is Heading For a Big Defeat - What Happens Next?

  • 12 Mar 2019

This time yesterday I published THIS blogpost, saying it was time that Theresa May realised the game was up and that she should depart the stage. A few hours later she was on her way to Strasburg and by 11pm it looked highly likely she was about to pull off the impossible and ...

Theresa May's Days Are Numbered - The Game is Up

  • 11 Mar 2019

Back in September 1992, the evening of Black Wednesday (or White Wednesday as many of us came to call it) when Britain crashed out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism, the then Prime Minister, John Major, called Kelvin Mackenzie the editor of The Sun and joshed: "Kelvin, I hope you...

The Quiet Rise of Andrea Leadsom

  • 28 Feb 2019

Back in June and early July 2016 there seemed to be a real possibility that Andrea Leadsom could succeed David Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister. She reached the run-off against Theresa May, having scored 83 in the first round of voting among Conse...

We Are Moving Towards a 'Total Eclipse of the Government'

  • 23 Feb 2019

I don't know what to do and I'm always in the dark We're living in a powder keg and giving off sparks I really need you tonight Forever's gonna start tonight I'm torn. This morning, three cabinet ministers wrote an article in the Daily Mail which was in total opposition ...

If Collective Responsibility & Ministerial Discipline Aren't Restored This Government Is Finished

  • 17 Feb 2019

A few weeks ago it was reported that a senior Remain supporting Cabinet Minister had told journalists to expect 40 ministerial resignations if the Government didn't allow them to support Yvette Cooper's amendment ruling out a 'no deal' Brexit. In the event, there wasn't a sing...

Conservative Party Political Broadcasts Video Collection

  • 2 Feb 2019

This is one of ten video collections of party politcal broadcasts since 1951. The full collection includes separate pages of Conservative, Labour, Liberal/SDP/LibDem, UKIP, Green, Minor Party, Vintage and Spoof PPBs/PEBs. They are all listed on THIS page. If you know of PPB...

EDP/EADT Column: The Next Two Months Will Define Theresa May's Legacy

  • 2 Feb 2019

Good week for Theresa May - but it’s the big Brexit deal which will make or break her premiership.   It doesn’t happen often, but Theresa May had a good day on Tuesday. She urged MPs to vote against government policy on the Northern Ireland backstop, and they did so. Biz...

An Open Letter to the European Research Group (ERG)

  • 29 Jan 2019

Dear ERG, Have you gone completely stark, staring mad? Glad to have got your attention... Last week your chairman called on the Prime Minister to prorogue Parliament. This week your actions could scupper Brexit altogether. You don't want a soft Brexit. I don't want a ...

Let Me Be Clear Where I Stand on Brexit & Mrs May's Deal

  • 27 Jan 2019

I've come to the conclusion that when people watch television, and they have a certain view on an issue, they hear what they want to hear. I've got used to it by now, but it really does irritate me. Take today, for example. This morning I appeared on the Andrew Marr Show for t...

Top Ten Westminster Stories Which Won't be Announced Today

  • 25 Jan 2019

10. Andrew Bridgen undergoes transgender therapy. 9. Sky News announces new political editor: It's Paul Mason 8. Kirk from Coronation Street to advise Andy Burnham on the Northern Powerhouse 7. Jess Phillips eats four Weetabix 6. Jeremy Paxman apologises to Michael Howard ...