John Major

The Waugh Zone May 13, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday May 13, 2016… 1) FOR FOX'S SAKE The Tory infighting over Europe has reached such a pitch that it...

Sir John Major: Leaving The EU Would Be 'Dangerous'

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Politics

Sir John Major has warned it is “dangerous” to be “flirting” with leaving the European Union and pushing the UK in to “splendid isolation”...

The Waugh Zone December 16, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday December 16, 2015… 1) THE OTHER DEFICIT It’s David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn’s last PMQs b...

Muddling Through - A Very British Response

Daniel Singleton | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Politics
Daniel Singleton

As the debates rage over how the UK should get involved with the terrible conflict in Syria, I find myself wanting to consider another way. I have to ...

Mao money, Mao problems: a political eulogy for John McDonnell (with a drawing of George Osborne)

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Politics
Iddo Goldfarb

I suppose I should've drawn Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell after his toe-curling response to Big George's spending review last week. But, given that...

John Major Blasts 'Shocking' Levels Of Inequality In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Politics

Sir John Major has attacked the "shocking" impact of inequality in Britain and said rich individuals and successful companies should do more to addres...

June Sarpong Will Front EU Campaign To 'Appeal To Younger Voters'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK Politics

Three former prime ministers, the ex-head of the army and a panellist on Loose Women are joining the push to stay in the EU ahead of Britain's referen...

Sir John In Major Spat Over Minority Government

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Politics

Sir John Major bowled Scotland’s First Minister an off break on Tuesday, claiming the rise of the SNP represents "'a real and present danger'' to th...

A Coalition Government Would Be Political Suicide for the SNP

Nash Riggins | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Politics
Nash Riggins

If they choose to align with Labour, party leaders will be sending a clear message to Scottish constituencies that the change they keep voting for will never truly come. Other parties will rise in the wake of that lost mandate, and Nicola Sturgeon's grip on power will diminish.

Major Warns Of Labour Coalition With SNP

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Politics

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major has urged Ed Miliband to rule out governing with the SNP in order to protect the United Kingdom. The ex-Tory lead...

David Cameron Will Most Likely Ignore This Advice From John Major...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron should avoid negotiating with his European partners "through a megaphone" and be ready to make concessions in order to achieve meaningfu...

How to Solve 'the NHS Problem', Part Four

Hugh Salmon | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

There is still time for all the parties to invest in original thinking and creative advice at a more upstream level. But not much.

My Challenge To Sir John

Steven Woolfe | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics
Steven Woolfe

The former Prime Minister, Sir John Major has recently launched an attack on UKIP, by calling us "profoundly un-British in every way". This is rich from a man that signed the Maastricht treaty, thus gave away many British powers to an unelected European Union and tried to get us into the Euro.

The John Major Defence

Peter Wilding | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Politics
Peter Wilding

So the John Major defence offers the PM four ways to square the immigration, reform, allies and defence trap that has forced him into bluster about his failure to control immigration numbers and silence about his success on reform. With statesmanship he may surprise his critics and win his renegotiation. It's his to lose.

John Major Has A Warning For David Cameron

PA | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Politics

The UK will face a "lesser future" if it leaves the European Union, Sir John Major warned as he urged leaders on the continent to accept changes are n...

The chances of Britain Leaving Europe Are 'Just Under 50%'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Politics

The UK is poised to leave the European Union unless there is genuine reform, former prime minister Sir John Major has warned. In a frank assessment of...

Scottish Independence Would Be Labour's Fault, Says John Major

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Politics

It will be the Labour Party's fault if Scotland votes for independence next week, Sir John Major has said. The former Tory prime minister said Tony...

David Cameron Has Already Failed the 'Family Test'

Will Black | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

It's hard to argue against the basic idea, that all policies will have to pass a 'family test'. Cameron has said that from October every new domestic policy "will be examined for its impact on the family". The sound-bite accompanying this initiative is "nothing matters more than family."

John Major Praises 'Guts And Drive' Of Immigrants

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK

Sir John Major has praised the "very Conservative instinct" of immigrants come to Britain to "better themselves and their families". In an apparent...

Scottish Independence Would 'Wreck UK-US Special Relationship'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's special relationship with the United States would be wrecked if Scotland became independent, Sir John Major has warned. The former prime ...

WATCH: Remember When John Major Told Eurosceptics To 'Put Up Or Shut Up'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Politics

A Conservative prime minister under pressure from right-wing eurosceptics triggers a leadership election in order to smoke out his critics. Not David ...

Publish Blair And Bush Iraq War Talks In Full, Says Sir John Major

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Politics

Any failure to publish in full the discussions held between Tony Blair and George Bush in the run up to the Iraq War will leave the decision to launch...

Would 'Spitting Image' Work Now? Creators Think Not

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Spitting Image' last month celebrated its 30th birthday, and tonight 'Arena' traces how it began, and where those celebrated puppets - in their time ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Does No One Agree With Nick?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 26 February 2014... 1) DOES NO ONE AGREE WITH NICK? There was a time, not so long ago, wh...

'Folly On A Grand Scale'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Politics

Scottish independence is a "folly on a grand scale" that would significantly weaken global influence, Sir John Major told MPs. The Conservative for...