UK Politics
25 July 2011
It was just a casual, throwaway question - but one that meant a great deal. We were at a horse show a few months ago....
UK Politics
26 February 2007
As a businessman and friend to the Notting Hill set, I helped found the "No Euro" group because I felt the UK could do...
27 January 2003
My week starts at The Ivy having dinner with Brian Paddick, the former police commander in Lambeth. We don't agree on...
11 February 2002
Peering between Jake's ears (my hunter), I spot the cheery face of Richard De'Pelle, whose land we were about to scar...
Politics
21 January 2002
Totalitarian states have an official art, a chosen aesthetic that is authorised and promoted at the cost of other,...
Politics
02 October 2000
Close your eyes and picture this: it is May 2001, and outside the door of No 10 stands the new Prime Minister, his...
Books
25 September 2000
It is difficult to criticise someone you like. Few who have met William Hague will have found him disagreeable, and...