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Rishi Sunak’s Sky TV ‘hardship’ reveals one thing: snobbery

There seems to be no end to Rishi Sunak’s failures. You could sit for days trying to arrive at a comprehensive list and still find it incomplete....

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Penny Mordaunt's Thatcher cosplay act disintegrated in the election debate

There are many worse politicians than Penny Mordaunt, but there are very few with less substance. During tonight’s election debate, she threatened...

08.06.2024 20

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We should call Rishi Sunak what he is: a liar

We have a whole galaxy of euphemisms for what we saw from Rishi Sunak last night. Sometimes we say that he was being “misleading”, or perhaps that...

05.06.2024 20

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An election debate which subtracted from the net total of human knowledge

Well, that was an utterly vapid experience: a meaningless shouting match of total vacuity, with no discernable outcome. By the time it was over,...

05.06.2024 10

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The Tories tried to take Angela Rayner out. Better luck next time

What an utter waste of time this has been. What a desperate, cynical frittering away of police resources in order to silence a political opponent....

30.05.2024 10

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Rishi Sunak’s most morally reprehensible policy has been defeated

The Rwanda plan is dead. Barring some unexpected shock, it will never go ahead. No flights will ever take off. No asylum seeker will ever be sent...

23.05.2024 50

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We should count our lucky stars for the Tories' total ineptitude

The Government’s best quality is its ineptitude. If it were more competent, it could do permanent damage to this country. But it isn’t competent,...

22.05.2024 10

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Just when you think the Tories can get no worse, step forward Esther McVey

It’s not surprising that Esther McVey has nothing to do. She is, after all, the “minister for common sense” – a made up job with a made up...

15.05.2024 20

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Rishi Sunak’s hung Parliament fantasy means one thing for the Tories: doom

It’s a pitiful sight: a prime minister reduced to arguing that he is only going to lose by a little bit, rather than a lot. But that is the message...

08.05.2024 20

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This Rwanda stunt is the last pathetic gasp of a dying government

They lie as easily as they breathe. They cannot govern. They cannot even bring themselves to pretend to govern. So instead they inundate us with...

01.05.2024 20

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Rishi Sunak will pay at the ballot box. Asylum seekers will pay with their lives

A seven-year-old girl and four adults died yesterday as they tried to reach Britain. It should be a moment for recognition. It should, by any right,...

24.04.2024 9

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Nigel Farage is the worst of us, but he has a right to speak

There are two good rules-of-thumb when you’re defending liberal democracy against populists. The first is to stand by your principles. And the...

17.04.2024 20

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Britain looks like a basket case on the global stage, a horror pit of tribal warfare

It was a small error in an otherwise excellent report, but that error mutated into a monstrous little gremlin and ate its authors alive. They put...

10.04.2024 6

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In Rishi Sunak’s manic laughter, we see his political doom

It’s a hollow laugh. Each time he does it, it sounds emptier than it was before. Rishi Sunak’s snigger tells you everything you need to know about...

03.04.2024 20

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Rishi Sunak's latest act of stupidity exceeds even his own high standards

He’s done it again. It’s quite spectacular – far beyond the realms of human expectation. The things that Rishi Sunak is doing are so stupid they...

27.03.2024 10

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The Government's punishment for asylum seekers is financial insanity

Cruelty, followed by incompetence, culminating in disaster. That is the Home Office methodology. And the bleak undeniable reality of it was published...

20.03.2024 5

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In Rishi Sunak’s worst week yet, his fecklessness is astonishing

A staggering degree of ineptitude this week, even by Rishi Sunak’s standards. He is operating with a degree of basic incompetence which we had...

13.03.2024 20

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I used to love watching the Tories implode – now it's boring

Budgets are never the most exciting of parliamentary events, but today took the tedium to previously unimaginable new levels. The whole thing was...

06.03.2024 9

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The disturbing reason why Tory MPs won’t use the word ‘Islamophobia’

There’s something obviously broken in the Conservative response to Lee Anderson. At first it seems almost comedic. But then, as you peel away the...

27.02.2024 20

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As our infantile MPs play political games, Gaza burns

You couldn’t ask for better symbolism if you tried. Events in the Middle East are of the utmost seriousness. But in Westminster, MPs are playing an...

21.02.2024 10

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Keir Starmer has made the worst mistake of his leadership so far

Grim week for the Labour Party, and a surprising one too. It’s proved vulnerable at its strongest point. Since Keir Starmer took hold of the party,...

14.02.2024 7

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HS2 sits there like a crime scene - the epitome of our national decline

It’s a stump. A pointless, redundant stump, sitting between London and the Midlands. A relic of a lost era in which we still dreamed that we might...

07.02.2024 20

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What Brexit sovereignty tastes like: the freedom to pay more

You have to keep on reminding yourself of the past. You have to cling to it, so you know you’re not going mad. You have to remember the lies and the...

31.01.2024 4

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The Tories are now trapped between lunacy and extinction

For once in his life, Simon Clarke isn’t wrong. The former chief secretary to the Treasury published a piece in The Daily Telegraph yesterday which...

24.01.2024 40

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Another bloody nose for Sunak and his doomed Rwanda bill

It was the opening skirmish in the Lords battle over the Rwanda bill. Last night, peers defeated the Government by 214 to 171 over a motion about...

23.01.2024 10

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Lee Anderson succeeded precisely because of his inadequacy

And just like that, Lee Anderson was gone. Early yesterday evening, the vice-chair of the Conservative Party quit over an amendment to the Rwanda...

17.01.2024 40

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Tory inadequates are suffering from Rwanda hallucinations

In they come at last. The amendments from Tory hardliners to the Rwanda bill were published on Tuesday night. They are gibberish piled upon nonsense,...

10.01.2024 6

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Farage is out to eat the Tories alive – and Sunak has welcomed him to the feast

Nigel Farage is the ghost at the feast. He’s everywhere and nowhere: an absence that defines the world around it. You could feel that absence up on...

03.01.2024 10

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Finally the true meaning of Brexit is revealed: an extra 68ml of wine

Today is the culmination of years of struggle. It is a moment of supreme national victory, after decades of persecution. People will finally be able...

27.12.2023 10

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Finally the true meaning of Brexit is revealed: an extra 68ml of wine

Today is the culmination of years of struggle. It is a moment of supreme national victory, after decades of persecution. People will finally be able...

27.12.2023 10

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Rishi Sunak’s political torture machine is just getting started

First Christmas, then pain. That’s the calendar sequence facing Rishi Sunak. He’ll get a decent little break now that parliament is in recess for...

20.12.2023 4

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Rishi Sunak's chaotic rage is boiling over

Rishi Sunak keeps smiling. Every day, no matter the context, he plasters that smile on his face like a mask. Nothing can phase him. His MPs rebel, his...

13.12.2023 8

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Boris Johnson is a coward hiding behind a wall of waffle

He arrived under the cloak of darkness, three hours before his testimony to the Covid inquiry. That’s obviously not a normal thing for Boris Johnson...

06.12.2023 10

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