UK politics

David Cameron


post 01 July 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Heathrow report 'steaming poo' for Cameron - senior Tory

The pre-briefing on Sir Howard Davies' report on airport capacity focused on the Gatwick caveat - we like Heathrow but Gatwick will do. The final report is written nothing like that.

post 30 June 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: Is Britain pulling its weight in the fight against IS?

David Cameron says only the US has hit the Islamic State group with more air strikes than Britain. Is the UK really doing enough in Iraq?

post 30 June 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei After Greece, can the EU remain the world's most popular club?

Greece may only represent a fraction of Europe's economy. But in everything else that can't be easily measured by the IMF or ECB, it represents to much more.

post 26 June 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Europe - 'engaged' and yet split

David Cameron ended up getting the prestigious 11pm slot to speak for about 5 minutes about Britain's renegotiation. A source said the Prime Minister didn't notice if anyone had left the room.

post 25 June 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog EU referendum - the battle edges closer

Those mighty struggles that the EU is wrestling with today - Greece and migration - go to the heart of the "out" campaigners best hopes of winning.

post 24 June 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Alexis Tsipras has his homework thrown back at him by IMF

The IMF like their emergency economic plans from debtor countries pretty heavy on the spending cuts, light on the tax rises. The Tsipras plan was the very opposite.

article 24 June 2015 UK
Calais: migrant scenes 'totally unacceptable' - Cameron

Scenes of migrants trying to jump on to UK-bound lorries in Calais in the midst of a strike by French ferry workers are branded "totally unacceptable" by David Cameron.

post 23 June 2015
EU renegotiation: what next and who matters

If David Cameron demands a lot of time from leaders at this week's EU summit, he risks looking like someone knocking on the door asking for milk when the neighbours' house is on fire.

post 23 June 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: the truth about welfare cuts

The Conservatives say they have to find 12bn from a 220bn welfare budget. Do the numbers add up - and where should the axe fall?