QUENTIN LETTS sees the new House assemble
: 'At least someone got a landslide', Theresa May quipped as Speaker Bercow was re-elected unopposed. Even her most bulgy eyed critics had to agree that this was a classy tension-breaker.
QUENTIN LETTS sees the George Osborne plunge the knife in
: Top political figures used to wait a few years until they exacted revenge on former Cabinet colleagues – usually when they published their memoirs. Everything happens faster these days.
QUENTIN LETTS sees a reduced but not yet crushed May
: Theresa May lost sight of the principle of paying respects to the fallen when she gave her statement after the snap general election lost her party's majority, writes Quentin Letts
QUENTIN LETTS on Theresa May's final day of campaign
: To the outskirts of Birmingham last night and the National Motorcycle Museum – 'where legends live on', said the slogan – to see Theresa
May open the throttle a little.
QUENTIN LETTS watches Corbyn's nuclear disaster
: Pied Piper Corbyn was spreading his usual beardy blarney about how the rich should merely cough up more tax and a socialist dreamland of locusts and honey awaited us.
QUENTIN LETTS joins Foreign Secretary on campaign trail
: On A hot day in Eastbourne, Boris Johnson gratefully sank his chops into a 99 cornet. Boris had been campaign
ing on the seafront and he was overheating.
QUENTIN LETTS on last night's biased TV debate
: There might have been a different reaction if the debate
's venue had been in Manchester and not Volvo-socialist Cambridge.
QUENTIN LETTS sees chaotic launch of Nuttall’s manifesto
: There is an unpredictable side to Ukip events, as it proved on Thursday morning as QUENTIN LETTS
learned at the party's manifesto launch
, following the end of the campaigning truce.
QUENTIN LETTS on PM's powerful Downing Street statement
: QUENTIN LETTS
says Prime Minister Theresa May gave her most powerful
speech after the Manchester Arena terror attack.
QUENTIN LETTS on Theresa May's manifesto launch
May’s party – the artist formerly known as the Conservatives – launched its election manifesto
at a Halifax wedding-reception space called The Arches, part of an old industrial mill.
QUENTIN LETTS : How Lib Dem leader Tim Farron sold his soul
: This is Liberal Democrat leader
's first general election in charge and, poor man, he is making a hash of it, writes QUENTIN LETTS
QUENTIN LETTS sees Corbyn preach to the faithful
: Jeremy Corbyn
worship may soon need to be registered as a UK national religion, alongside levitating yogis and the knights of the Jedi, writes QUENTIN LETTS
QUENTIN LETTS on a day when politics became a pantomine
: Up went the cry ‘where’s Jeremy?’ It was the Labour leader’s first scheduled engagement of the day but Calamity Corbyn was nowhere to be seen, writes QUENTIN LETTS
Theresa gave her critics the straight bat : QUENTIN LETTS
: While a question from one Mansfield worker about vegan school dinners saw Mrs May stumble, she smacked another about segregation in grammar schools straight
down the wicket.
QUENTIN LETTS watches the PM's speech to Tory candidates
: One of the more peculiar events in British electioneering occurred yesterday morning at a Hindu community hall in north London.