Robert Hutton

Robert Hutton [ www.roberthutton.co.uk] is a veteran political correspondent, and the author of Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter, Romps, Tots & Boffins and Would They Lie To You? @RobDotHutton

Boris Johnson fails the Mings test

David Cameron kept a copy of Evelyn Waugh’s peerless satire on his desk, but Boris Johnson’s eventful career is entirely in the Scoop mould

In cutting international aid, Tory MPs delude themselves into believing the prime minister

The Euros – politics by other means

Boris can do compassion. When he can be bothered.

Plain in view, huge and hateful, all disguise cast off

Covid cases are going back up – so, time to get the party started

Labour has found an attack line that has the benefit of being true

I trust you’ve brought enough of that public spending for everyone?

Tory MPs are astonished to discover that CCTV exists