UK politics

David Cameron


post 22 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Why David Cameron needs some German stamping and Gallic scowling

President Hollande said this wasn't the place or the time to discuss David Cameron's concerns. But that, on the fringes of this summit, is what David Cameron did.

post 22 May 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Beds in sheds: is illegal immigration getting out of hand?

David Cameron chose the west London borough of Ealing to launch the government's latest crackdown on illegal immigrants.

post 22 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog EU renegotiation: Cameron warns of knock-backs and rows

David Cameron plans to remind EU leaders that nearly 4 million British voters backed Ukip. He thinks some EU countries under-estimate the British desire to move from the status quo in Europe.

post 21 May 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: what they're not telling you about immigration

The Conservatives announce another immigration crackdown - on the same day new figures show they are still missing their net migration target.

post 21 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron meets EU leaders for first time since election

Cameron is in Riga today to meet his fellow EU leaders for the first time since the election, but the focus won't be on his party's now mandated plans for renegotiation.

post 20 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog EU renegotiation - then and now

I've been talking to some with memories of the 1974-5 Common Market renegotiation and asking what lessons it has for the one David Cameron is embarking on.

article 13 May 2015 UK
Davud Cameron (Reuters)
Government crackdown on 'poisonous ' Islamist extremism

David Cameron announces the government will combat "poisonous Islamist extremist ideology" by banning organisations and clamping down on those seeking to radicalise young people.

post 12 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron reaches out to the shy - or self-loathing - Tories

I'm not sure whether blue-collar workers do a lot of desk banging when they welcome people into the room, but that's how Tory ministers decided to welcome David Cameron into the Cabinet room for his

article 11 May 2015 UK
Rescued migrants in Italy
Mediterranean migrant crisis: UK backs gunships over quotas

Plans to force European Union member states to receive a "fair" share of refugees seeking asylum in Europe are to be fought by the UK, in favour of deploying gunships to tackle trafficking gangs.