Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Yes Minister

# yes-minister - This year 2022

UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote
# Yes Minister
# Yes Minister

UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 4:15 PM 44,370 Views 36 Comments
  • Penny Mordaunt was eliminated in the final round of MP voting this evening.
  • The results of the runoff between Sunak and Truss will be announced on 5 September.
  • It is expected that the winner will replace Boris Johnson on 6 September.

# yes-minister - Last year 2021

'Bugger off to Turkey and leave us alone': DFA dark comedy ahead of Gulf War revealed in State Papers
# Yes Minister
# Yes Minister

'Bugger off to Turkey and leave us alone': DFA dark comedy ahead of Gulf War revealed in State Papers

Dec 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 21,671 Views 6 Comments

A darkly comic document was released to the National Archives under the 30-year rule.

# yes-minister - All time

Quiz: Did Boris Johnson say this?
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Quiz: Did Boris Johnson say this?

Jul 27th 2019, 8:00 PM 34,001 Views 8 Comments

The new British Prime Minister is known for making controversial comments.

'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'
# Five Year Plan
# Five Year Plan

'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'

Jan 7th 2016, 9:34 PM 39,435 Views 167 Comments

Leo Varadkar’s comments follow days of controversy regarding overcrowding at Irish hospitals, and come ahead of a nursing strike next week.

Payments of the Household Charge still being received every day
# Yes Minister
# Yes Minister

Payments of the Household Charge still being received every day

Feb 17th 2015, 4:00 PM 14,654 Views 96 Comments

45,000 of us have had the Household Charge taken from our wages or pensions

Column: The #GSOC debacle is a war of spin
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The #GSOC debacle is a war of spin

Feb 25th 2014, 5:05 PM 31 Views 40 Comments

With a constant flow of leaks, jousting between journalists and politicians, and the resulting war of words spinning out of control, the casualties in the Garda Ombudsman conflict will be high, writes Paul Allen.

Former Tory minister Michael Portillo has a go at hurling at Semple Stadium
# Yes Minister
From The42
# Yes Minister

Former Tory minister Michael Portillo has a go at hurling at Semple Stadium

Feb 5th 2013, 9:12 PM 13,862 Views 32 Comments

The former Westminster heavy-hitter togged out in Thurles with Noel McGrath.

Coming back for a new series? Yes, Prime Minister
# Comedy
From The Daily Edge
# Comedy

Coming back for a new series? Yes, Prime Minister

Mar 29th 2012, 9:58 PM 3,529 Views 15 Comments

The classic BBC comedy ended in 1988 but its writers are set to bring the series back to life.

Kenny forced to backtrack on criticism of government press website
Live Apr 13th 2011, 12:44 PM

Kenny forced to backtrack on criticism of government press website