‘Why don’t I waive my salary as Prime Minister? I can’t afford it’ David Cameron

Their joint family wealth as a couple has been estimated at £30 million. ‘It’s guesswork. Unbelievable. It’s extraordinary. Look, we own a very nice house in London, and a house in the constituency on which we have a mortgage. Other than that we both earn good money and we have some savings. But I don’t wantContinue reading “‘Why don’t I waive my salary as Prime Minister? I can’t afford it’ David Cameron”

'The Conservative position is, in my view, a no to nuclear power' So will Zac Goldsmith press his own nuclear button now?

we’re going to have a new generation of nuclear power stations. The sites have just been announced. The news made me think immediately of what Zac Goldsmith said to me, when I interviewed him ahead of his standing as a Conservative candidate for Richmond. Here’s an extract: ‘I wouldn’t live near a nuclear power plant,’Continue reading “'The Conservative position is, in my view, a no to nuclear power' So will Zac Goldsmith press his own nuclear button now?”

The Cost Of The Bloody Sunday Inquiry

On a shelf in a glass case, in a room in the Bogside area of Derry, there is a yellowing cotton Babygro covered in brown blotches. The stains were made by the blood of Michael Kelly, a 17-year-old boy who was shot dead in the street just outside. “We carried him into a house,” recalls hisContinue reading “The Cost Of The Bloody Sunday Inquiry”

The intimate truth about Nick and Dave

I’ve been able to sit down with both Nick Clegg and David Cameron in the last year and ask awkward questions. They told me some fascinating things about themselves and their personal lives. What do you think Dave said when I asked if he had ever had an affair? What do you think he said heContinue reading “The intimate truth about Nick and Dave”