Conservative Party

Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

Tories boost spending on Facebook ads in lead up to Brexit

Tories boost spending on Facebook ads in lead up to Brexit

Data released by Facebook have shown the Tory Party has significantly increased its spending on Facebook advertising.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Mark Francois warns Tory MPs stop trying to ‘frustrate Brexit’

Mark Francois warns Tory MPs stop trying to ‘frustrate Brexit’

He has urged Conservative remainers to stop fighting the party’s efforts to deliver Brexit once Boris Johnson takes power.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Convicted Tory MP Chris Davies ousted after recall petition

Convicted Tory MP Chris Davies ousted after recall petition

Convicted Tory MP Chris Davies ousted after recall petition

Tory MP Chris Davies has lost his seat in Parliament after 19 per cent of voters in his constituency signed a petition to remove him.

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

Andy Burnham: Tories ‘frightened’ of the Brexit Party

Andy Burnham: Tories ‘frightened’ of the Brexit Party

Andy Burnham: Tories ‘frightened’ of the Brexit Party

The Conservative Party are “frightened” of the Brexit Party, according to the mayor of Greater Manchester.

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.

Next knockout vote looms in Tory leadership race

Next knockout vote looms in Tory leadership race

Next knockout vote looms in Tory leadership race

Another Tory leadership candidate is set to be knocked out in the third round of voting on Wednesday following a fractious TV debate.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood has said that leadership hopeful Rory Stewart will “stand up and challenge” frontrunner Boris Johnson.

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom has backed Boris Johnson to be the next Conservative Party leader.

Tory leadership hopefuls face second round of votes

Tory leadership hopefuls face second round of votes

Tory leadership hopefuls face second round of votes

The six Conservative MPs hoping to be the next party leader are set to face a second round of votes today.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Rory Stewart is the only leadership hopeful talking sense, according to Conservative MP Dominic Grieve.

Former leadership contender Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson

Boost for Boris as Matt Hancock pledges support

Boost for Boris as Matt Hancock pledges support

Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid has received a new boost with the backing of Matt Hancock who pulled out of the contest last week.

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.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Labour’s Andy Burnham: ‘Westminster has failed the north’

Labour’s Andy Burnham: ‘Westminster has failed the north’

Labour’s Andy Burnham: ‘Westminster has failed the north’

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has accused Westminster of failing the north of England.

Candidates trying to show ‘superpower’ in bid to be new Tory leader

Candidates trying to show ‘superpower’ in bid to be new Tory leader

Candidates trying to show ‘superpower’ in bid to be new Tory leader

All the Tory leadership hopefuls are trying “to present with a different superpower”, a body language expert has said.

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.

Sam Gyimah drops out of Tory leadership race

Sam Gyimah drops out of Tory leadership race

Sam Gyimah drops out of Tory leadership race

Conservative former minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is pulling out of the Tory leadership race.

Conservative leadership race: What happens next?

Conservative leadership race: What happens next?

After several weeks of jostling, the candidates to replace Theresa May have begun officially launching their campaigns.

Tory leadership candidates reveal 'naughtiest thing' they've done

Tory leadership candidates reveal 'naughtiest thing' they've done

The 11 Conservative leadership hopefuls have shared anecdotes that rival Theresa May's fields of wheat.

Brexit: Tory leadership frontrunners reveal Brexit strategies

Brexit: Tory leadership frontrunners reveal Brexit strategies

Contenders in the Conservative leadership race have different ideas on how to approach negotiations with the EU.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Tory chair Brandon Lewis ‘very sorry’ to see Theresa May go

Tory chairman Brandon Lewis ‘very sorry’ to see Theresa May go

Tory chairman Brandon Lewis ‘very sorry’ to see Theresa May go

Conservative chairman Brandon Lewis has said he will be “very sorry” to see Theresa May resign as party leader.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Conservative backbenchers reveal rules for leadership vote

Conservative backbenchers reveal rules for leadership vote

Conservative candidates hoping to replace Prime Minister Theresa May will face at least a dozen hustings before a winner is crowned.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Boris Johnson ‘most trustworthy’ leadership hopeful, study finds

Boris Johnson ‘most trustworthy’ leadership hopeful

Boris Johnson ‘most trustworthy’ leadership hopeful

Boris Johnson is the “most trustworthy” candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to a study.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Leadership race ‘getting out of control’

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Leadership race ‘getting out of control’

The Tory MP said Conservative Party leadership hopefuls should “think very carefully" about whether they have a serious chance of winning.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Donations to Tory Party plummet in first three months of 2019

Donations to Tory Party plummet in first three months of 2019

Donations to Tory Party plummet in first three months of 2019

The Conservative Party saw a sharp fall in donations at the start of the year, figures show.

Esther McVey: October 31 Brexit deadline is ‘cast in stone’

Esther McVey: October 31 Brexit deadline is ‘cast in stone’

Esther McVey: October 31 Brexit deadline is ‘cast in stone’

Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey has said that the new Brexit deadline of October 31 is “cast in stone” as far as she is concerned.

Lord Heseltine: The two big parties are ‘off their heads’

Lord Heseltine: The two big parties are ‘off their heads’

Lord Heseltine: The two big parties are ‘off their heads’

Lord Michael Heseltine has said that the Conservative and Labour parties are “off their heads” for getting rid of politicians like himself and Alastair Campbell.

Iain Duncan Smith brands Boris Johnson court case ‘ludicrous’

Iain Duncan Smith calls Boris Johnson court case ‘ludicrous’

Iain Duncan Smith calls Boris Johnson court case ‘ludicrous’

Iain Duncan Smith has described the court case in which Boris Johnson will face accusations of misconduct in public office as “ludicrous”.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Matt Hancock: Brexit Party ‘are a protest movement’

Matt Hancock: Brexit Party ‘are a protest movement’

Matt Hancock: Brexit Party ‘are a protest movement’

Health secretary Matt Hancock has described the Brexit Party as a “protest movement”, after the party won 29 seats in the European elections last week.

Chair of Tory Muslim Forum: I will resign if Boris becomes PM

Chair of Tory Muslim Forum: I will resign if Boris becomes PM

Chair of Tory Muslim Forum: I will resign if Boris becomes PM

The chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum has said that he will resign from the party if Boris Johnson becomes the next party leader.

PM urges leadership hopefuls to seek Brexit consensus

Brexit briefing: PM urges leadership hopefuls to seek 'consensus'

Brexit briefing: PM urges leadership hopefuls to seek 'consensus'

Theresa May has urged her successor to seek a consensus over Brexit as Brussels stressed there could be "no renegotiation" of the Withdrawal Agreement.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

'Critical' that next Tory leader refuses to rule out no-deal Brexit

'Critical' that next Tory leader refuses to rule out no-deal Brexit

The IEA's trade policy chief Shanker Singham offered up some words of advice on negotiating Brexit to the Conservative leadership hopefuls.

David Gauke: I am not an ‘obvious voter’ of Boris Johnson

David Gauke: I am not Boris Johnson's ‘obvious voter’

David Gauke: I am not Boris Johnson's ‘obvious voter’

The justice secretary has said that he is not Boris Johnson’s “obvious voter” after the former foreign secretary put his name forward to be the next Tory leader.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

Ed Vaizey MP: I will not ‘take part in this hypocrisy fest’

Ed Vaizey MP: I will not ‘take part in this hypocrisy fest’

Ed Vaizey MP: I will not ‘take part in this hypocrisy fest’

Conservative MP Ed Vaizey has said that he will not “take part in this hypocrisy fest” around Theresa May’s resignation.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Andrea Leadsom resigns as Leader of the House of Commons

Andrea Leadsom resigns as leader of the House of Commons

Andrea Leadsom resigns as leader of the House of Commons

Andrea Leadsom has quit her role as leader of the House of Commons over Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that “no one can find the off-button for the Maybot” as Theresa May is yet to set a date for her departure.

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

The chairman of the European Research Group has said that he will back Boris Johnson in any upcoming Conservative leadership bid.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Theresa May agrees to set departure date after Brexit vote

Theresa May agrees to set departure date after Brexit vote

Theresa May agrees to set departure date after Brexit vote

Theresa May has agreed to set a timetable for the election of her successor as Tory leader, the chairman of the 1922 Committee has said.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and the Conservative Party have the least clear policies on Brexit, according to a YouGov poll.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has said that the party needed a new leader “who voted for Brexit” in order to regain the trust of voters.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

The deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats has said that the success of the party in the local elections was “a Lib Dem fightback”.

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Amelia Womack, the deputy leader of the Green Party, has said “two-party politics is dying” as the party has gained over 40 seats in the local elections results so far.

Tory MP: ‘I am not happy’ with local election result

Conservative Party loses over 400 seats in local elections

Conservative Party loses over 400 seats in local elections

The Conservative Party has lost over 400 council seats, with over 100 councils yet to declare their results. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Theresa May could face no-confidence vote from local Tory groups

Theresa May could face no-confidence vote from local Tory groups

Theresa May could face no-confidence vote from local Tory groups

Prime Minister Theresa May could face a no-confidence challenge from Conservative grassroots campaigners.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

The deputy chairman of the European Research Group has said that “naughty names” will not stop the ERG after Labour MP David Lammy defended comparing the group to the Nazi party.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Anti-Brexit campaigners target Boris Johnson with fake leadership website

Anti-Brexit campaigners target Boris Johnson with fake leadership website

Anti-Brexit campaigners target Boris Johnson with fake leadership website

A youth group campaigning for a second referendum on Brexit has targeted the former foreign secretary by creating him a fake website for his bid to be the next leader of the Conservative party.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Dominic Grieve MP: ‘I have no desire to get rid of Theresa May’

Dominic Grieve MP: ‘I have no desire to get rid of Theresa May’

Dominic Grieve MP: ‘I have no desire to get rid of Theresa May’

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that he has not “no desire to get rid of Theresa May” amid rumours that the Conservative ERG group are considering a no-confidence vote on the prime minister’s leadership.

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Conservative MP Sir Bernard Jenkin has said that MPs in his party will not vote for a “Corbyn-Brexit” because they had already voted for Theresa May’s deal “through gritted teeth”.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Conservative MP Bob Blackman has said that “the favourite” in Conservative leadership races “very rarely wins”.

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I will not stand for the Tory leadership'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I will not stand for the Tory leadership'

The Conservative MP said if he threw his hat in the ring for Conservative leader, it would "be thrown back" at him.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Conservatives criticised for not adopting Islamophobia definition

Conservatives criticised for not adopting Islamophobia definition

The deputy general of the Muslim Council of Britain has called upon the Conservative Party to adopt a cross-party definition of Islamophobia.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Baroness Warsi: Tory 'Islamophobia' not just a few bad apples

Baroness Warsi: Tory 'Islamophobia' not just a few bad apples

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has claimed the Conservative Party has an "institutional issue" with anti-Muslim discrimination.

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