Had the PM refused to promise a referendum, he would likely have been deposed as Conservative leader.
The PM is not alone in failing to articulate a clear set of principles for this new era.
The people’s representatives should be able to exercise their democratic role, whether it is convenient for the prime minister or not.
The awareness that the party’s contradictions will not be resolved by Cameron explains the yearning for a new chieftain.
One of the questions facing David Cameron as he returns from his holiday.
GDP may be rising, but wage growth is at its lowest level on record. There is no recovery for most voters.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
Last summer's defeat over Syria has made the PM wary of intervention.
Back in 2006 the PM attacked Israel's Lebanon offensive as "disproportionate".
The PM is fuelling the perception that "benefit tourism" is a problem while still allowing himself to be outflanked by Ukip.