About Christian May

Christian May is the editor of City A.M.

2019 Articles

Tories must shake up their campaign to pull the votes in
Tories must shake up their campaign to pull the votes in
Having allowed the other parties a few days to warm up, the Conservatives last night officially joined the fray as [...]
November 7, 2019
Chinese interference has no place in the City
Chinese interference has no place in the City
On Monday night MPs elected from among themselves a new Speaker of the House of Commons. Labour’s Lindsay Hoyle prevailed, [...]
November 6, 2019
Labour's election campaign rides on shameful NHS scaremongering
Labour's election campaign rides on shameful NHS scaremongering
Labour’s campaign will be wildly populist, gambling on the theory that voters are ready for a radical alternative. To make [...]
November 4, 2019
Corbyn leads his troops into a vicious class war
Corbyn leads his troops into a vicious class war
Running an election campaign on the basis of a question is a risky business. Ted Heath found this out after the [...]
November 1, 2019
The real question is: socialism, yes or no?
The real question is: socialism, yes or no?
Three and a half years after the Brexit referendum and two and a half years since the last General Election, [...]
October 30, 2019
This will be much more than a Brexit election
This will be much more than a Brexit election
Labour is on the back foot. In recent weeks it has played an entirely defensive game — denying Boris Johnson [...]
October 28, 2019
Wework's fall back down to Earth was a long time coming
Wework's fall back down to Earth was a long time coming
Sometimes only a bold and radical move can pull a company out of a hole, and by the standard of [...]
October 25, 2019
Treasury watchdog has huge task ahead
Treasury watchdog has huge task ahead
Westminster isn’t a happy place these days. MPs leave under police escort while protesters from both sides of the Brexit [...]
October 24, 2019
Anti-Brexit MPs keep moving the goalposts
Anti-Brexit MPs keep moving the goalposts
This was supposed to be the week in which the UK finally staggered out of the Brexit-related darkness and began [...]
October 21, 2019
Eco-protest movement has driven everyone quite mad
Eco-protest movement has driven everyone quite mad
The exasperation was clear in the commuter’s voice as he shouted “it’s an electric train, you idiot!” at the person [...]
October 17, 2019
A Brexit deal is within Boris' reach
A Brexit deal is within Boris' reach
Over coffee and croissants this morning, EU member states’ ambassadors in Brussels will be briefed on the current state of [...]
October 17, 2019
How Neil Woodford's star came crashing down to earth
How Neil Woodford's star came crashing down to earth
He was once known as the most successful stockpicker in the country. He had money, power and influence — all [...]
October 16, 2019
Markets have shown what a deal could yield
Markets have shown what a deal could yield
This is the week in which it will become clear whether Boris Johnson’s government has secured an agreement with the [...]
October 14, 2019
Taking a stand is easy when it doesn’t cost you anything
Taking a stand is easy when it doesn’t cost you anything
DOWNING Street is busy trying to get FTSE chiefs to sign a letter in support of the government’s Brexit position, [...]
October 11, 2019