John Major

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...

Met Commissioner Faces Hillsborough Investigation

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) could formally investigate the role played by Britain's most senior police officer, Sir Bernard Ho...

Cameron's Major Problem

Daniel Wood | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Daniel Wood

Sir John is fulfilling his new, self-appointed role of Conservative Social Conscience-in-chief with a devastating efficiency and much aplomb. Indeed, he's sending shock waves through Westminster, which can never be a bad thing if it keeps a government on its toes.

John Major's Right - Eton Has Eaten Us All Up

Grant Feller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Grant Feller

'The only meritocratic institution in Britain today is the City', proudly announced my friend, a fabulously successful and - please believe me when I ...

John Major Criticises Privately Educated People In Power...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Politics

Sir John Major has attacked the "truly shocking" dominance of the upper echelons of power in the UK by the privately educated and affluent middle clas...

Sir John Major Attacks 'Shocking' Private School Grip On Power

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Politics

Sir John Major has criticised the "truly shocking" dominance of the upper echelons of power in Britain by the privately educated and affluent middle c...

Lessons from the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly

Gary Kent | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

Ireland gained its independence and was partitioned, with Northern Ireland remaining within the United Kingdom, at about the same time as the Kurds were incorporated into modern Iraq nearly a century ago.

Pensioners in Britain Who Survived the Blitz Won't Survive the Winter as a Result of the Hike In Energy Prices

John Wight | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
John Wight

Profiteering by the energy companies is no longer a moral issue it is quite literally an issue of life and death for the most vulnerable in society, currently facing the winter with the dread of people who've just been handed a death sentence. Each year over 7,000 people perish in Britain as a direct result of fuel poverty. This is before the most recent price hike.

PMQs: Cameron Mocked By Miliband And Slapped Down By Bercow

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron was slapped down by John Bercow and mocked by Ed Miliband as he endured one of his worst Prime Minister's Questions for some time on Wed...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: John Major's 23rd Tax Rise

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 23rd October 2013... 1) JOHN MAJOR'S 23rd TAX RISE Remember how New Labour used to accuse John Maj...

Ned Simons

John Major: I Called Them 'Bastards' Because They Were

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Politics

Sir John Major is often seen as a drab and grey figure, however the former prime minister gave a barnstorming performance during a question and answer...

Ned Simons

John Major Calls For 'Excess Profits Tax' On Energy Companies, Praises Ed Miliband

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Politics

In a dramatic intervention, former Conservative prime minister Sir John Major has called for George Osborne to impose a windfall tax on energy firms t...

The Kurdish Revival?

Gary Kent | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

The public outrage led to Prime Minister John Major taking the lead in establishing a no-fly zone over the safe haven of Iraqi Kurdistan. It was a triumph for humanitarian intervention which was not, as it happened, sanctioned by the UN. It saved the Kurds.

The Good Wives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Politics

US politician Anthony Weiner is at it again, admitting having texted an explicit photo of himself to a woman. It's two years since the New York may...

Former Tory MP 'Rod The Rottweiler' Joins Ukip

PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Politics

A former Conservative MP dubbed the "The Rottweiler" by opponents hopes to bring plenty of bite to the UK Independence Party (Ukip). Rod Richards -...

Nine Shocking Political Backstabbings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

There's nothing like a political coup, but politicians have over the centuries shown they are just as likely to knife a member of their own side as th...

The Tories Have Nothing to Fear Except Their Own Extremists

Dr James Hannam | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Politics
Dr James Hannam

David Cameron's job in 2015 is to repeat the same trick as John Major. He has to convince people to vote Conservative because the prospect of Ed Miliband becoming Prime Minister is just so ghastly.

Has Ukip Got ANY Talent For Government or Are They Quite Simply the 'Paul Mckennas' of Politics?

Martina Keens-Betts | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Politics
Martina Keens-Betts

As an apolitical system and project-focused healthcare campaigner and writer, as well as an executive search professional, I find it inconceivable that the Bow Group could contemplate a Tory Party deal with Ukip

Tories More Divided Than Under John Major, Poll Finds

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Politics

Most voters think the Tories are more divided now than under John Major in the 1990s, according to a poll. And nearly two thirds do not believe Dav...

What Do Gary Barlow, George Michael And John Major Have In Common?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A quick flick through most people's dating history will throw up some pretty questionable individuals. So when we asked readers to reveal their ch...

Mehdi Hasan

Tory 'Latterday Bastards' Making David Cameron's Position Worse Than John Major's

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron is in a worse position as Conservative Party leader than John Major was even at the height of the former prime minister's Europe trouble...

EU Row Has 'Depressing' Echoes Of The 1990s

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Politics

John Major's former press secretary says the EU row engulfing David Cameron has "depressing" echoes of the 1990s. Sheila Gunn urged Tory rebels to ...

Cameron Hits Back Over Europe

The Huffington Post UK\ | Tom Moseley | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has hit out at his anti-EU ministers as the ghost of John Major returned to haunt his premiership. The prime minister dismissed comme...