Theresa May

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Another day, and another terror attack that is ‘nothing to do with Islam’

20 November 2015 15:19

Another day and another group of men from an unknown religion storm into a hotel shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’. This time…

Andy Burnham

Theresa May has some unusual allies in her fight with George Osborne

20 November 2015 11:06

Cutting the police was always going to be difficult without a terror attack just before the spending review, but naturally…

England manager Roy Hodgson, David Cameron, Prince William and France's coach Didier Deschamps observe a minute's silence before the start of the match between England and France at Wembley (Photo: Adrian Dennis/Getty)

Politicians are finally starting to admit a link between Islam and the extremists

18 November 2015 10:07

One step forward, one step back. Theresa May says in Parliament that the Paris attacks have ‘nothing to do with…

Conservative Party Conference Held In Birmingham - Day 3

Theresa May: the Paris attacks ‘have nothing to do with Islam’

16 November 2015 16:50

On a day when Jeremy Corbyn has been making clear his concerns about both the government’s use of drones and…

Home Secretary Theresa May addresses delegates during the National Black Police Association (NBPA) Conference at Tally Ho Conference Centre on October 22, 2015 in Birmingham, England.

Burnham attacks May over police cuts at Home Office questions

16 November 2015 15:51

It was inevitable that Theresa May would face demands to rethink police cuts at Home Office questions this afternoon. And…

David Cameron Attends The Valletta Summit On Migration

Politicians give cautious reactions to the Paris attacks

15 November 2015 13:49

Unlike political Twitter, which was full of armchair experts extolling their own surprisingly untapped talent while the Paris attacks were…

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Open letter to Narendra Modi: ask David Cameron to safeguard freedom of expression in Britain

12 November 2015 14:37

Dear Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Re: Urging Action by Indian government to Safeguard Freedom of Expression in Great Britain As a…


Revealed: Theresa May and James Cleverly’s heated exchange at meeting of the 1922

6 November 2015 7:05

Over the weekend James Cleverly made the news after he admitted to smoking marijuana and watching porn in his youth, during…

Home Secretary Theresa May Signs Deal With French Over Calais Migrant Crisis

Theresa May doesn’t rule out supporting leaving the European Union

1 November 2015 12:24

Could Theresa May be the politician to lead the ‘Out’ campaign in the European Union referendum? James examined this prospect…

Theresa May with her former special adviser Fiona Cunningham

So Theresa May, isn’t your own workforce ‘too white’?

22 October 2015 16:40

Today Theresa May has hit out at the lack of black and Asian officers in the police forces, arguing that the…


Podcast: the decline of feminism?

22 October 2015 15:08

Has feminism won the battle and is it time to move on? On the latest View from 22 podcast, Emily Hill and Charlotte…

Theresa May delivers her keynote speech to delegates during the Conservative Party Conference on October 6, 2015 in Manchester, England.

Top Theresa May aide going to work for the Out campaign

21 October 2015 14:30

Theresa May’s senior special adviser Stephen Parkinson is leaving government to go and work for Vote Leave, the EU referendum…


Cameron tells Cabinet renegotiation will quicken soon

20 October 2015 13:10

The Cabinet met this morning, but it didn’t manage to discuss two of the biggest political problems for the Tories…

David Cameron (2L) and Home Secretary Theresa May (R) speak with schoolchildren on October 16, 2015 in Luton, United Kingdom.

The government’s new counter-extremism strategy is careful and rigorous — albeit with one major flaw

19 October 2015 20:36

The British government has published its counter-extremism strategy, unencumbered by the Liberal Democrats who held a similar strategy up for…

Home Secretary Theresa May speaks to conference on the third day of the Conservative party conference on October 6, 2015 in Manchester, England.

Theresa May defends Jeremy Heywood’s Heathrow meddling

19 October 2015 9:23

Sir Jeremy Heywood has been caught meddling in government matters again. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg reveals that the Cabinet Secretary wrote to…

Theresa May delivering her conference speech. (Getty).

Tory harmony is threatened by the EU referendum

9 October 2015 15:05

For all the leadership positioning, one of the striking things about Tory conference in Manchester was the level of agreement…

David Cameron poses with wife Samantha after his keynote speech on the fourth and final day of the Conservative Party Conference, at Manchester Central on October 7, 2015 in Manchester, England.

Podcast: Conservative conference review

8 October 2015 12:04

This year’s Conservative conference has been very successful event for the party — at least by its own measures. In…

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David Cameron, take heed. This is the conference speech that you should learn from

7 October 2015 11:47

Maybe it was because of the contrast with Theresa May’s chilly, disingenuous monotone minutes before, but I really think Boris…

Theresa May leaves the stage after delivering her keynote speech to delegates during the Conservative Party Conference on October 6, 2015 in Manchester, England.

In defence of Theresa May’s immigration remarks

7 October 2015 11:20

Some politicians and pundits are brewing a perfect storm across Europe. Migrants are heading into our continent illegally in record…

Home Secretary Theresa May delivers her speech to the Conservative Party conference at Manchester Central. PRESS ASSOCIATION

Theresa May lambasts her own record on immigration. Why?

6 October 2015 12:09

What on earth is Theresa May playing at? As Home Secretary she vowed to cut net immigration down to the…

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Theresa May has ‘quite a lot of explaining to do’ on immigration before the leadership contest

6 October 2015 8:59

Theresa May will today claim that high levels of immigration make it ‘impossible to build a cohesive society’. The Home…


Will Nicky Morgan be the next Prime Minister?

1 October 2015 16:34

When David Cameron announced that he wouldn’t serve a third term, he made it inevitable that Westminster would spend much…

Tyler, The Creator: a homophobic menace? Photograph: Joseph Okpako/Redferns via Getty Images

Why is the Home Office giving in to illiberal youth by banning rappers like Tyler, The Creator?

28 August 2015 13:17

In a 2012 interview on Newsnight, foul-mouthed LA rapper Tyler, The Creator told a churlish Stephen Smith that the point…

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Immigration hits a record high

27 August 2015 11:52

There must be an element of masochism in Theresa May that leads her to promise the electorate something she cannot…

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Breaking: Tory leadership contest underway

3 August 2015 10:41

Water cannons at the ready: the Tory leadership contest is officially underway. How does Mr S know this? Well, in…