UK politics

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post 13 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron stands down as MP 'to avoid Brexit debates'

Camilla Cavendish, head of policy for David Cameron in No. 10, says it's the thought of sitting through Brexit debates in parliament that drove David Cameron out of parliament.

post 12 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron quits as MP

Mr Cameron has talked to friends about the need to avoid the bad publicity Mr Blair has had from jetting around the world and picking up massive cheques from various individuals and regimes.

post 05 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Theresa May talks trade at G20 summit in China

Until Theresa May mentioned, in her closing press conference, how her predecessor shared her opposition to a points based system, I hadn't heard David Cameron's name mentioned here once.

post 13 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Theresa May takes control of her Government

Power passed to Theresa May in a precision switchover at Buckingham Palace. She's now appointing new Secretaries of State - and ending the careers of others.

post 13 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron will be remembered for gambling and losing

David Cameron's last Prime Minister's Questions showed him at his best. It was astute, witty and self-deprecating. But history will cast it aside.

post 12 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron's last Cabinet - 'no emoting'

Theresa May congratulated David Cameron for his achievements in office at his last Cabinet meeting. She will be a very different type of leader.

post 11 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Theresa May to be PM after Leadsom supporters lose faith

Andrea Leadsom has withdrawn from the Tory leadership contest. Theresa May is our new Prime Minister.

post 05 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Tory leadership: no-one is taking anything for granted

The process of choosing our new Prime Minister enters a decisive phase with the first ballot of Tory MPs.

post 30 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Michael Gove has done a double Brutus

With a perfunctory call very close to the press statement announcing his candidacy, Michael Gove has abruptly arrested and probably completely destroyed Boris Johnson's chances of becoming PM.