Conservative Party

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.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Boris Johnson ‘tried to gain’ from Islamophobia in Conservative party

Boris Johnson ‘tried to gain’ from alleged Islamophobia in Conservative party

Boris Johnson ‘tried to gain’ from alleged Islamophobia in Conservative party

A senior researcher at Hope Not Hate has said that politicians like Boris Johnson have tried to gain from alleged anti-Muslim hate speech within the Conservative party.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Nick Boles

Nick Boles quits local Tory Party in Brexit row

Nick Boles quits local Tory Party in Brexit row

The Conservative MP has left his local Conservative association after a rift over his stance on a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Baroness Warsi: ‘I don’t see my party wanting to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Warsi: My party does not want 'to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Warsi: My party does not want 'to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has said that she “does not see her party wanting to be part of modern Britain” after she described the Conservative party as being “institutionally islamophobic”.

Tory peer hits out at ‘institutional islamophobia’ in her party

Tory peer hits out at ‘institutional islamophobia’

Tory peer hits out at ‘institutional islamophobia’

A senior Conservative peer has called for an independent inquiry into "institutional Islamophobia" in the party.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Conservative Council candidate in Facebook race row

Conservative council candidate in Facebook race row

Conservative council candidate in Facebook race row

A Conservative Party councillor has been suspended tonight after a Facebook group was found to contain messages supporting the setting on fire of black people and referring to Muslims as “ragheads”.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Chris Davies

Welsh Conservative MP charged over fraudulent expenses claims

Welsh Conservative MP charged over fraudulent expenses claims

A Welsh Conservative MP has been charged in connection with allegations over fraudulent expenses claims.

Sir Bill Cash

Sir Bill Cash: 'I've been known as a rebel - but I never voted against the British people'

'I've been known as a rebel - but I never voted against the British people'

Sir Bill Cash has expressed his confusion at three Conservative MPs leaving the party over Brexit.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Theresa May suffers defeat on Brexit motion after European Research Group abstain

May suffers defeat on Brexit motion after European Research Group abstain

Theresa May's amendment asking for support for her Brexit plan was voted down by a majority of 303 to 258

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Lord Adonis says Theresa May's best option is to revoke Article 50

Lord Adonis says Theresa May's best option is to revoke Article 50

Lord Adonis says Theresa May's best option is to revoke Article 50

Labour peer Lord Adonis says that Theresa May should revoke Article 50 due to the divisions over Brexit in the Conversative party

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Kate Bush

Kate Bush: 'I am not a Tory'

Kate Bush: 'I am not a Tory'

The Wuthering Heights singer posted on her website that she wanted to "make clear" she was not a Conservative voter, after an article resurfaced in which she was quoted saying she "really liked" Theresa May.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

George Osborne: Conservatives could face ‘prolonged period in opposition’ over Brexit

George Osborne: Conservatives could face ‘prolonged period in opposition’ over Brexit

George Osborne: Tories could face ‘prolonged period in opposition’ over Brexit

Former Conservative chancellor George Osborne has launched a scathing attack on the party, warning it faces a prolonged period in opposition "unless it engages more with modern Britain" and changes direction on Brexit.

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”.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Theresa May warns MPs rejecting her deal would leave UK in ‘uncharted waters’

Theresa May warns MPs rejecting her deal would leave UK in ‘uncharted waters’

Theresa May warns MPs rejecting her deal would leave UK in ‘uncharted waters’

Theresa May has warned Conservative MPs that they risk leaving the UK in ‘uncharted waters’ if they reject her deal on Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Peter Bone MP: A no-confidence vote is needed to sort out the Tories ‘one way or another’

Peter Bone: It's a 'possibility' more Tories could submit no confidence letters in Theresa May

Peter Bone: It's a 'possibility' more Tories could submit no confidence letters

Conservative MP Peter Bone has said that a no-confidence vote in Theresa May is needed to sort out the Conservative party “one way or another” so that they can move forward.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Damian Collins says Leave.EU letter proves Arron Banks is ‘rattled’ by committee crackdown on fake news

Damian Collins says Leave.EU letter proves Arron Banks is ‘rattled’ by committee crackdown on fake news

Damian Collins says Arron Banks is ‘rattled’ by committee crackdown on fake news

Conservative MP Damian Collins has said Leave.EU’s letter to his constituents shows that his committee has Arron Banks “rattled”, after Mr Banks was called to speak at a “fake news” inquiry by the committee.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

Conservative deputy chairman James Cleverly says the Labour party's financial plans are 'pie-in-the-sky' ahead of the Autumn Budget 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Senior MPs condemn ‘violent’ language used against Theresa May

Senior MPs condemn ‘violent’ language used against Theresa May

Senior MPs condemn ‘violent’ language used against Theresa May

Senior politicians have challenged the use of violent imagery by some Conservative MPs as they attack Theresa May over her Brexit proposals.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of MP who submitted no-confidence letter

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of MP who submitted no-confidence letter

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of James Duddridge

James Duddridge submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa May, and former adviser to the Prime Minister Katie Perrior said it was the 'lowliest' tactic

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May used her closing speech at the Conservative Party conference to attack Labour and say the Conservatives were the party of 'unionism', despite internal divisions

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Immigration: What's in the government's new policy?

Immigration: What's in the government's new policy?

Immigration: What's in the government's new policy?

Theresa May laid out plans for the UK's post-Brexit immigration policy

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he was eager to define a new immigration policy for the UK post-Brexit

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Michael Fabricant wears BBC lanyard at Conservative conference to fool Momentum protesters

Michael Fabricant wears BBC lanyard at Conservative conference to fool Momentum protesters

Michael Fabricant wears BBC lanyard to fool Momentum protesters

Michael Fabricant tweeted a picture of him wearing a BBC lanyard as a 'disguise' at the Conservative Party conference

Angry audience member accuses MPs of "wasting two years" talking about Brexit online

Angry audience member accuses MPs of "wasting two years" talking about Brexit online

Angry audience member accuses MPs of "wasting two years" talking about Brexit

A man in the audience at a fringe event at the Conservative conference on social justice said some MPs could have been doing "social justice work" instead of airing their views about Brexit

James Brokenshire's combustible cladding ban not good enough, says Fire Brigades Union

James Brokenshire's combustible cladding ban not good enough, says Fire Brigades Union

James Brokenshire's combustible cladding ban not good enough, says union

Housing secretary James Brokenshire announced in his speech at the Conservative Party conference that combustible cladding will be banned on certain buildings

Michael Gove calls the Labour Party 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove calls the Labour Party 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove calls Labour 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove used his speech at the Conservative Party conference to criticise Labour

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader, says Treasury Brexit forecasts are 'prejudiced'

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader, says Treasury Brexit forecasts are 'prejudiced'

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader

Former Brexit secretary David Davis said Boris Johnson got 'too personal' with his opposition to Chequers

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Theresa May

Andrew Bridgen MP: Brexit negotiations are "nothing more than pantomime"

Andrew Bridgen MP: Brexit negotiations are "nothing more than pantomime"

The MP told James Whale he thinks the Chequers deal has already been agreed, and that ongoing negotiations are "nothing more than pantomime".

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Ten times politicians tried to be 'real' on social media, and failed

Nine times politicians tried to be 'real' on social media, and failed

Nine times politicians tried to be 'real' on social media, and failed

Earlier this year in May, it was revealed that Conservative MPs were being trained on how to use social media to show the electorate that they were "real people". 

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has said that he is “worried” about the Labour Party and the threat they pose to his party, adding that Labour had “identified real anguish” in the British public.

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”.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tory Brexiteers launch plan for Northern Irish border

Tory Brexiteers launch plan for Northern Irish border

Tory Brexiteers launch plan for Northern Irish border

Conservative Brexiteers have released proposals which they believe could allow the UK to leave the EU’s single market and customs union without the need for a hard border in Ireland.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Mike Graham to George Galloway: 'I think Boris Johnson put the affair story out there'

Mike Graham to George Galloway: 'I think Boris Johnson put affair story out'

talkRADIO's Mike Graham and George Galloway discuss whether Boris Johnson's love life will affect his chances of Conservative leadership, and Graham speculates that he leaked the story of his alleged affair himself

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

A divorced Boris Johnson as Prime Minister would be like 'Celebrity Big Brother in 10 Downing Street', says Conservative Woman co-editor

A divorced Boris Johnson as Prime Minister would be like 'Celebrity Big Brother in 10 Downing Street', says Conservative Woman co-editor

Boris Johnson as PM would be like 'Celebrity Big Brother in 10 Downing Street'

As news of Boris Johnson's divorce breaks, Mike Graham speculates whether his alleged adultery will affect his chances of Conservative leadership

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’ amid claims her leadership is under threat

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’ amid claims her leadership is under threat

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’

Nigel Lawson has said that Boris Johnson is not “rare” in politics to be ambitious and that Theresa May has been the most “consumed by political ambition” amid claims Brexiteers are seeking to remove the Prime Minister over her Chequers plan.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May’s Chequers plan saying it will lead ‘a victory for the EU’

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May’s Chequers plan saying it will lead ‘a victory for the EU’

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May’s Chequers plan

Boris Johnson attacked the Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy saying that it can only lead to victory for the European Union.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Here are the Prime Minister’s worst ‘Maybot’ moments

'Maybot': Here are Theresa May's other awkward moments

'Maybot': Here are Theresa May's other awkward moments

With videos of Theresa May ‘dad-dancing’ spread across social media during her visit to South Africa, we are reminded that the Prime Minister has had her fair share of awkward moments. Here are our top five.

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