Tuesday, 21 May 2019

One Nation Tory MPs will have to suck up a clean Brexit or be squashed

How do you solve a problem like Theresa? The Tory party’s tortuous attempts at Westminster to force the Prime Minister..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 17 May 2019

Face it - a new Tory leader means an early general election

Westminster is la la land right now. The scale of the dysfunction and decay is mind-boggling. MPs aren’t voting on..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 17 May 2019

Better Britain: What do we want for our country?

Am I alone in finding the Conservative party leadership race – underway in all but name – deeply dispiriting and..

By Iain Martin


Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Remember when we used to complain about political apathy?

Jonathan Sumption is notorious for being one of Britain’s cleverest persons. The retired judge doubles as a historian and if..

By Iain Martin


Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Letters to the Editor: Angry voters have had enough of broken promises

Voters punishing politicians who don’t do what they say will Dear Sir, I am an avid reader of the editor’s..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 3 May 2019

Britain's two main parties are being melted down

The upbeat Conservatives put in a strong showing in the local elections, gaining councils and councillors, demonstrating that their party..

By Iain Martin


Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Looks like a new Tory leader will need an immediate general election

Not only is Brexit stuck – in a long delay featuring meandering talks between weary ministers and their Labour counterparts..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 26 April 2019

Disintegrating Tories need a leader who can get the Brexit Party to shut up shop

Wasn’t Easter pleasant? In Britain there was glorious weather everywhere and almost no mention of Brexit anywhere. In Scotland, with..

By Iain Martin


Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Brexit party and Nigel Farage are well-placed to marmalise divided Remainers

What’s that noise? Listen. It’s the sound of… people not talking about Brexit.After months of intense conflict, with vote after..

By Iain Martin