Ken Clarke: Austerity's gone far enough

Ken Clarke: Austerity's gone far enough

by Rob Wilson / 16 Sep 2013

In an interview with Rob Wilson, the veteran Tory frontbencher warns his colleagues who want further cuts to 'come back to this planet'

David Cameron interview on quitting the coalition

David Cameron interview on quitting the coalition

by Rob Wilson / 20 May 2013

Speaking to Total Politics exclusively, the prime minister raises the idea he could quit the coalition before 2015 for the first time in public. Yet, as Rob Wilson finds, he remains firmly against a rightwing lurch and committed to his key team players. Photo by Ellis Parrinder

From Peckham to PM? Adam Afriyie talks

From Peckham to PM? Adam Afriyie talks

by Rob Wilson / 18 Mar 2013

From nowhere, the backbench Conservative MP for Windsor was suspected of building a leadership challenge to David Cameron. He opens up to Rob Wilson on the performance of the Tory party, his development from Peckham boy to millionaire and the road to change - his own and that of his party. Photos by Josh Kearns

Jeremy Browne on liberals, Tories and 'capitalist revolution'

Jeremy Browne on liberals, Tories and 'capitalist revolution'

by Rob Wilson / 13 Dec 2012

Rob Wilson MP meets the home office minister who explains why he wants the Lib Dems to be permanently considered a party of government, answers critics who believe he is a closet Tory and discusses his unusual childhood

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"Eyes like Putin": New education minister, Liz Truss

"Eyes like Putin": New education minister, Liz Truss

by Rob Wilson / 19 Oct 2012

Rob Wilson MP profiles the new education minister, Liz Truss, and finds a former lefty Thatcherite with "eyes like Putin"

A Conservative Democrat: Simon Burns interview

A Conservative Democrat: Simon Burns interview

by Rob Wilson / 05 Oct 2012

Simon Burns is a paradox: a Conservative and loyal Democrat, a dilettante with an extensive library of US political tomes. And, as Rob Wilson finds out, he has a lot more than that up his sleeve…

Jacob Rees-Mogg: a Boris in the making?

Jacob Rees-Mogg: a Boris in the making?

by Rob Wilson / 09 Jul 2012

The MP for North East Somerset cuts a démodé figure about the Westminster village and, as someone who is more tortoise than hare, Rees-Mogg enjoys a cult status in Parliament. Can he match his distinctive image with rampant ambition? Rob Wilson finds out. Photos by Alisa Connan

The two lives of Chloe Smith

The two lives of Chloe Smith

by Rob Wilson / 21 Feb 2012

The economic secretary to the Treasury talks to Rob Wilson about getting stuck in, Tory Party modernisation and nudity

Goldsmith: What does Cameronism mean?

Goldsmith: What does Cameronism mean?

by Rob Wilson / 14 Jun 2013

Once the poster boy for David Cameron’s ‘vote blue, go green’ campaign, the pin-up turned rebel might not even be a Conservative MP after the next election. Interview by Rob Wilson. Photos by Alisa Connan

Richard Benyon MP on having "the crap" beaten out of him

Richard Benyon MP on having "the crap" beaten out of him

by Rob Wilson / 02 Apr 2013

Rob Wilson talks to the environment minister about his days in Northern Ireland, boxing and the influences that inspire him in his current job

Vernon Coaker on Northern Ireland and Balls v Miliband

Vernon Coaker on Northern Ireland and Balls v Miliband

by Rob Wilson / 25 Jan 2013

Rob Wilson MP talks to the shadow Northern Ireland secretary about family ties, Balls–Miliband relations, and finding the best solution for peace in a troubled province

Hammond on the Treasury, the PM, and military jargon

Hammond on the Treasury, the PM, and military jargon

by Rob Wilson / 14 Nov 2012

The defence secretary talks to Rob Wilson MP about early opportunities, luck and keeping things steady

Liam Fox interview: I want EU referendum timetable

Liam Fox interview: I want EU referendum timetable

by Rob Wilson / 07 Oct 2012

The Conservative right-winger talks to Rob Wilson about why he is calling for a defined timetable on an EU referendum to be put in the Conservative manifesto

Andrew Mitchell: 'Margaret Thatcher was a goddess'

Andrew Mitchell: 'Margaret Thatcher was a goddess'

by Rob Wilson / 30 Jul 2012

Rob Wilson talks to chief whip Andrew Mitchell about his army career, early days in the Whips’  Office, that nickname and why foreign aid is so important to the UK economy

Luciana Berger on having to work harder than the rest

Luciana Berger on having to work harder than the rest

by Rob Wilson / 28 May 2012

The shadow energy minister talks to Rob Wilson about great schools, Ferry ‘cross the Mersey, and how learning about hard grafting from an early age has informed her politics

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