Articles by Tom Clark
Tom Clark / May 18, 2017
As this manifesto proves, Theresa May is none too fussed about being liked. Ironically, this is part of her appeal
"A big win for May could make it tempting to forget the truth that Britain remains split down the middle. That would be a mistake."
The ninth edition of Prospect's monthly podcast
She should be looking vulnerable, but her approval ratings are historic
"There is one thing which could trip the premier up—not stop her from winning, but contain the scale of her victory"
Tom Clark / April 13, 2017
"We may be approaching the end of days where 'British history' is concerned"
The eighth edition of Prospect's monthly podcast
Tom Clark / March 16, 2017
Political parties can and do die. The Whigs of the 19th-century United States and the Progressive Conservative Party of 20th-century Canada were once major forces; today they are no more. Once-mighty...
The seventh edition of Prospect's monthly podcast
Tom Clark / February 16, 2017
In February, the Speaker of the House of Commons, did something that Speakers never do: he spoke up. With a flourish that recalled Hugh Grant’s Downing Street outburst against a bullying American...