UK Politics

From Finchley Grammar to Jerusalem, Moscow, and Washington: David Smith recalls his lifelong association with Margaret Thatcher

A cynic might think that a degree of loyalist violence in Northern Ireland was all part of the Brexit calculation

With the latest round of humiliating revelations, David Cameron is very much seen as yesterday’s man

‘The story of Brexit will not get a fair hearing unless we create that space for ourselves’ — Gawain Towler on the plan to make the Museum of Brexit a reality

As this month marks a significant milestone in our parliamentary democracy, Nigel Jones says that sleaziness has an historic precedent at No. 10 Downing Street

Vaccination may have saved Boris Johnson from voters’ vengeance for Britain’s Covid disasters, but he’s not out of the woods yet, warns Nigel Jones

Commentators who have spent the last 20 years undermining key principles of democracy are crawling out from the woodwork to protect the right to protest

Dr Gary Sidley analyses the language of fear that has been peddled throughout the pandemic

With a stroke of the legislative pen, Holyrood has made Scotland the most stringent regulator of speech in the UK

Faced with disturbing statistics and continued uncertainty, now is not the time for such a significant and permanent change to abortion law, says Andrea Williams