Conservative leadership

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Boris Johnson's constituents react to his Tory leadership win

Boris Johnson's constituents react to his Tory leadership win

talkRADIO speaks to Boris Johnson's Uxbridge constituents after the news their local MP will become Prime Minister

Third runway will be ‘critical for new PM’ says Heathrow boss

Third runway will be ‘critical for new PM’ says Heathrow boss

Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye insists the airport expansion will go ahead despite opposition from Boris Johnson.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

The pair joked that their colleague Amber Rudd - who shares a forename with Love Island contestant Amber Gill - should win the reality show.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Anti-Brexit activists flood outside ‘Back Boris HQ’ with 2000 ducks

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Our Future Our Choice campaigners poured 2,000 plastic ducks outside a building they believed to be Boris Johnson’s campaign office.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt has hit out at his fellow Tory leadership candidate after Boris Johnson called on him to commit to leaving the EU on October 31. 

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Boris Johnson is not taken seriously by politicians abroad, Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has claimed. 

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

The majority (64 per cent) of Conservative voters do not think Boris Johnson should answer questions about a disturbance at his flat, a survey has found.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Party to investigate after Tory MP branded ‘disgrace’ by colleague

Party to investigate after Tory MP branded ‘disgrace’ by colleague

Party to investigate after Tory MP branded ‘disgrace’ by colleague

An investigation will be launched into messages sent to a Tory MP by a party colleague that branded her a "disgrace".

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Solicitor second to be suspended from job after debate appearance

Solicitor suspended after BBC debate appearance

Solicitor suspended after BBC debate appearance

A solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates in a TV debate has become the second man to be suspended from their job.  

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab has described the frontrunner as “wonderfully mercurial” and the only candidate committed to leaving the EU by October 31.

Tory leadership race: Battle to narrow to final two contenders

Tory leadership race: Battle to narrow to final two contenders

Tory leadership race: Battle to narrow to final two contenders

The Tory leadership race to become the next Prime Minister enters its final phase at Westminster as rivals compete to take on Boris Johnson.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

BBC defends vetting process after Imam’s Israel tweets revealed

BBC defends vetting process after Imam’s Israel tweets revealed

BBC defends vetting process after Imam’s Israel tweets revealed

The BBC has defended itself after tweets from an imam who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate were revealed.

Iain Duncan Smith: Rory Stewart ‘marginal loser’ of TV debate

Iain Duncan Smith: Rory Stewart ‘marginal loser’ of TV debate

Iain Duncan Smith: Rory Stewart ‘marginal loser’ of TV debate

Rory Stewart was the “marginal loser” in Tuesday’s Tory leadership debate, Iain Duncan Smith has said.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Conservative leadership race: Who is in the running?

Conservative leadership race: Who is in the running?

There are now three candidates jostling for the position of Conservative leader, after Sajid Javid was the latest to be knocked out.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Tory leadership race: Final 10 MPs named

Tory leadership race: Final 10 MPs named

Tory leadership race: Final 10 MPs named

Ten contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the first round of voting by MPs.

Protester storms stage over ‘fake Conservative’ Esther McVey

Protester storms stage over ‘fake Conservative’ Esther McVey

Esther McVey’s leadership campaign launch was hijacked by a protester who branded her a “fake Conservative”.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Theresa May delays Brexit vote in House of Commons until after Christmas

Theresa May delays Brexit vote in House of Commons until after Christmas

Theresa May delays Brexit vote in House of Commons until after Christmas

Theresa May has delayed the House of Commons vote on her Brexit deal until the new year as she acknowledged it will take time to win the assurances she is seeking from EU leaders.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Grant Shapps MP: ‘We are united in the view’ that Jeremy Corbyn’s Marxist ideas would do more damage

Grant Shapps MP: ‘We are united in the view’ that Jeremy Corbyn’s Marxist ideas would do more damage

Grant Shapps MP: 'Jeremy Corbyn's Marxist ideas would do more damage'

Conservative MP Grant Shapps has said that the Conservative Party remains united on the view that Jeremy Corbyn’s Marxist ideas would “do more damage” to the UK, despite Theresa May set to face a vote of no confidence. 

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt has admitted that he submitted his no confidence letter in Theresa May twice, after withdrawing it earlier this year when Theresa May brought back a deal from the EU.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

‘I would put £10 on Boris Johnson’ to be next Tory leader, says politics professor

‘I would put £10 on Boris Johnson’ to be next Tory leader if it was up to the grassroots, says politics professor

‘I would put £10 on Boris’ to be next Tory leader, says politics professor

Politics Professor Matthew Goodwin, from the University of Kent has said he would “put £10 on Boris” to be the next Conservative leader because he is “popular in the grassroots”.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Tory MP Bob Blackman: ‘Only one person knows how many letters he has actually got’

Tory MP Bob Blackman: ‘Only one person knows how many letters she has got'

Tory MP Bob Blackman: ‘Only one person knows how many letters she has got'

Bob Blackman MP has said that Graham Brady MP is the only person who knows “how many letters she has actually got” calling for a no confidence vote for Prime Minister Theresa May.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The problem is the Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy’

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The problem is the Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy’

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy'

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin has said the Prime Minister Theresa May has “hitched herself to the wrong policy”, but that he would not “underestimate her”.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has said that her dream ticket for the party leadership would be Boris Johnson as leader and Sajid Javid as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

James Cleverly MP on Tory leadership battle: ‘Who would you put your money on? Usain Bolt or Mo Farah?’

James Cleverly MP on Tory leadership battle: ‘Who would you put your money on? Usain Bolt or Mo Farah?’

James Cleverly on Tory leadership battle: ‘It's between Usain Bolt and Mo Farah’

James Cleverly, the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party asked talkRADIO’s James Whale who he would put money on for a running race, Usain Bolt or Mo Farah to explain why “there is no point now speculating who the best leader is going to be until we know what the challenges are”.