Now that he has made the leap from Chief Whip to Defence Secretary, we republish our Profile from shortly after he transitioned from Team Cameron to Team May.
Posts by Andrew Gimson
Andrew Gimson is a contributing editor to ConservativeHome and the author of "Boris - the Rise of Boris Johnson". He was the Daily Telegraph's parliamentary sketchwriter, and before that the paper's Berlin correspondent.Follow @
Such frivolous considerations as entertaining the spectators play no part in the Prime Minister’s defensive technique.
Berlin has a quite different, and far more leisurely, sense of time to London.
The Prime Minister may well be better fitted than any of her rivals to carry through Brexit.
May encourages Corbyn to take up primeministerial posturing.
His new thriller is readable, but lets the British Prime Minister and Establishment of 1938 off far too lightly.
The Prime Minister’s staff need to get to work on an Elementary Economics Course for Lefties.
“He is the Red Adair of the administration – the middle-order batsman who, if the openers are out cheaply, ensures that the middle order does not collapse.”
He discusses his new book, Hearts and Minds, in which he traces the change in Conservative ideas from Thatcher to Cameron and beyond.
Gone are the days when the Prime Minister could sweep Corbyn aside as a ludicrous leftie.
Even her warmest admirers will want her doctors to testify that she is fit enough to carry on without wrecking her health.
And Conservative activists applaud a call to end “the fetishisation of the Green Belt”.
No experiments! That is the reassuring message out of Manchester.
The Chancellor took aim at Corbyn’s 1970s Marxism.
If the Conservative Party can be saved by good-humoured moderation, the First Secretary of State will provide it.