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Tory MPs cast proxy votes while on corporate jolly at Royal Ascot

Two Conservative MPs used proxy voting rules introduced because of Covid to vote while they were at a horse racing event, it has emerged. Philip Davies and…

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Grab the best seats in the House … panto season has officially kicked off in Parliament

“I see they’ve turned up this week, Prime Minister!” chuckled the Leader of the Opposition, radiating his patented goofy grin at the Tory backbenches. It was hard…

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The Blob is taking back control and destroying Boris Johnson’s premiership

Boris Johnson isn’t in power because he can crack the best Peppa Pig jokes, recite The Iliad in Ancient Greek or ad lib his way out of…

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Grab the best seats in the House… panto season has officially kicked off in Parliament

“I see they’ve turned up this week, Prime Minister!” chuckled the Leader of the Opposition, radiating his patented goofy grin at the Tory backbenches. It was hard…

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‘Macron is not above being bought’: Sherelle Jacobs responds to readers on the Channel migrant crisis

In my column on Monday, I argued that the only answer to the migrant crisis currently taking place in the Channel is for the Government to adopt…

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People may have to sell their homes to pay for social care, admits Boris Johnson

The Government’s majority was slashed to 26 after 19 Tories rebelled and many more abstained on the controversial amendment, which will stop means-tested support counting towards the…

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Team Boris in the spotlight – what’s really happening in the No 10 inner circle

When politicians are openly ridiculed like this on primetime television, it is time to worry. And plenty of Conservatives are now openly doing just that. The problems…

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I’ll land a by-election blow on Boris Johnson’s nanny state, says Reform UK leader

Richard Tice is to stand in the forthcoming Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election, as his Reform UK party claiming Boris Johnson misled Tory voters with a “highly-taxed,…

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Tories select councillor to contest by-election in Conservative stronghold

A councillor will contest the Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election for the Conservatives as the party looks to hold on to the seat following the death of…

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All bark and bite, Nadine Dorries gives the Left as good a verbal thrashing as she gets

“My portfolio is wide and deep,” Nadine Dorries told the Commons digital, culture, media and sport select committee on Tuesday, and if you call her touchy, she…

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Tory MPs want Downing Street to bring in ‘big beast’ to boost political operation

The MP said: “There’s another piece here about why they left it to the 11th hour to start rallying people. It fits into the pattern of poor…

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Blood-letting at the Westminster jungle as hyenas surround hoarse Boris Johnson

“In addition to my duties in this house, I shall have further such meetings later today,” rasped Boris Johnson as he addressed the Commons on Wednesday. He’d…

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This feckless Tory Government has charted a course to absolute failure

What is wrong with Conservative governments? Why do they always end up disappointing their most ardent supporters? First David Cameron, then Theresa May and now, after such…

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The Tories are taking back control of their party – and Boris Johnson

When Rishi Sunak admitted that the Government had blundered over the Owen Paterson vote, he was making a bit of a gamble. This is the very apology…

Hundreds line the streets for funeral of Sir David Amess

All sorts of uniforms were represented, from school children to Sea Scouts, and many had felt compelled to attend after their MP got his hands dirty to…

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The real reason David Cameron has a business blind spot

For almost every prime minister, the number one item on their agenda when they leave office is the small matter of earning as much money as possible,…

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Tory MP: Why I swore at Owen Paterson over sleaze row

“It is,” he said. “And it’s been a mixture of quite a lot of anger and codeine. I clearly have a broken ankle at the moment, it’s…

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Tory MPs set to rebel against ‘crazy’ social care rethink amid fears poorest will be hit hardest

Boris Johnson faces a rebellion on Monday over his social care reforms, after a former Cabinet minister confirmed he will vote against the plan and other Tories…