Andrew Grice

Andrew Grice is a political columnist for The Independent, having been its political editor from 1998 to 2015. He has worked in Westminster since 1982 and unearthed many political scoops.

Theresa May’s Brexit coup woes aren’t quite over thanks to the DUP

The DUP’s threat of voting against the prime minister’s Brexit agreement was the most immediate headache for May as the cabinet met today, and it probably won’t end any time soon

Inside Westminster, this is what is clear about Theresa May's future

If May survives a confidence vote, she cannot be challenged again for another 12 months. But this rule might persuade some MPs to vote against her now – and they are not confined to Eurosceptics


Theresa May should brace herself for cabinet resignations

The prime minister is performing verbal contortions that would make an Olympic gymnast proud, to send different messages to her domestic and EU audiences, but last night’s session with a closer inner cabinet appears to have backfired

Theresa May has left Hammond with little to reveal in his Budget

He may struggle to convince us that the era of austerity is over. Cabinet ministers are queueing up with demands – on police, schools, defence – but privately they don’t expect the Hammond to turn on the taps

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