Nadhim Zahawi

Nadhim Zahawi with David Cameron. Picture: Getty

Tory MP climbs the greasy pole with £20,000 a month oil gig

11 November 2015 9:43

Last year Nadhim Zahawi told Parliament in a debate on UK-Kurdistan bilateral relations that it should come as ‘no surprise’…

Seats staying warm (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty)

Are Cabinet seats being kept warm for rising stars?

13 May 2015 11:36

The reshuffle seems to have gone down reasonably well with Tory MPs – though there is as yet still no…


PMQs: Ukip’s presence unnerves both the Tories and Labour

26 November 2014 13:36

Ed Miliband is determined to talk about the NHS as much as possible at PMQs while David Cameron wants the…

Nadhim Zahawi with David Cameron. Picture: Getty

Nadhim Zahawi’s child benefit call is rare outburst from No10 policy board

15 December 2013 15:28

Number 10 was quick to pour cold water on Nadhim Zahawi’s suggestion in the Mail on Sunday that child-related welfare…

David Blunkett is perhaps a surprising advocate of press freedom. Image: Getty

David Blunkett warns MPs against regulating the press

24 November 2012 9:00

David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, has has his private life in the newspapers often enough to yearn, Hugh Grant-style,…

Jokes and jibes follow the ‘gracious speech’

9 May 2012 16:41

The Queen’s Speech debate is a unique mix of parliamentary variety show and proper politics. The debate was opened by…


First blood to the sceptics on Lords reform

9 May 2012 13:24

The Queen’s Speech commitment that ‘A Bill will be brought forward to reform the composition of the House of Lords’…


The depth of Tory feeling over Lords reform

19 April 2012 18:12

What should worry David Cameron about tonight’s meeting of the 1922 Committee on Lords reform was that it was not…


Cameron’s quotas: a policy or a threat?

9 February 2012 15:27

We’ve heard enough about David Cameron’s woman troubles to regard anything he says about the fairer sex as a naked…