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#Conservative Party

# conservative-party - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Truth and Lies: The story of Liverpool versus The Sun newspaper
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Truth and Lies: The story of Liverpool versus The Sun newspaper

Jan 4th 2020, 11:00 AM 23,200 Views 19 Comments

The following passage is an extract from Simon Hughes’ There She Goes.

# conservative-party - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Truth and Lies: The story of Liverpool versus The Sun newspaper
# EXTRACT
From The42
# EXTRACT

Truth and Lies: The story of Liverpool versus The Sun newspaper

Dec 28th 2019, 9:00 PM 19,871 Views 16 Comments

The following passage is an extract from Simon Hughes’ There She Goes.

# conservative-party - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign
# All Over
# All Over

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

Dec 14th 2019, 9:30 AM 9,999 Views 10 Comments

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority?

Dec 14th 2019, 9:00 AM 28,238 Views 64 Comments

The party had its strongest election performance since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

# conservative-party - Friday 13 December, 2019

Poll: In the wake of the result in the UK, would you like to see an Irish general election in the next three months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: In the wake of the result in the UK, would you like to see an Irish general election in the next three months?

Dec 13th 2019, 10:09 AM 18,284 Views 49 Comments

Would you like to cast your vote in the coming months?

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win
# Get Brexit Done
# Get Brexit Done

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Dec 13th 2019, 7:22 AM 7,244 Views 8 Comments

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life
# Reality Actually
# Reality Actually

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life

Dec 13th 2019, 3:15 AM 8,214 Views 5 Comments

Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.

# conservative-party - Thursday 12 December, 2019

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?

Dec 12th 2019, 11:29 AM 12,809 Views 13 Comments

The polls will stay open in the UK until 10pm tonight.

# conservative-party - Friday 29 November, 2019

Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture as Michael Gove turned away from Channel 4 climate debate
# Cold Feet
# Cold Feet

Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture as Michael Gove turned away from Channel 4 climate debate

Nov 29th 2019, 7:01 AM 20,617 Views 36 Comments

Johnson was again accused of ‘running scared’ when he did not join other party leaders at the TV debate.

# conservative-party - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'
# General Election
# General Election

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'

Nov 24th 2019, 10:39 AM 8,833 Views 27 Comments

The British PM said he wants people “to enjoy their festive-season free from the seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama”.

# conservative-party - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'I think you're being offensive': Dominic Raab confronted by foodbank user at constituency event
# Cobham
# Cobham

'I think you're being offensive': Dominic Raab confronted by foodbank user at constituency event

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:07 PM 34,033 Views 35 Comments

The incident happened on Thursday, but footage of the confrontation has since gone viral.

# conservative-party - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

Nov 21st 2019, 9:53 PM 14,152 Views 8 Comments

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

# conservative-party - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

'Good, instant rebuttal': Tories defend re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page
# FactcheckUK
# FactcheckUK

'Good, instant rebuttal': Tories defend re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

Nov 20th 2019, 8:51 AM 13,748 Views 18 Comments

A Conservative Party Twitter account was renamed “factcheckUK” during yesterday’s debate.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page
# FactcheckUK
# FactcheckUK

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

Nov 19th 2019, 9:45 PM 10,065 Views 8 Comments

The fake account ‘proved’ and ‘debunked’ several claims during the debate.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'We are not nodding dogs': Tory ministers 'ready to resign' over no-deal Brexit
# Watch List
# Watch List

'We are not nodding dogs': Tory ministers 'ready to resign' over no-deal Brexit

Oct 9th 2019, 7:47 AM 55,863 Views 22 Comments

A “very large number” of MPs are also reportedly poised to resign if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.

# conservative-party - Friday 4 October, 2019

Former leadership contender Rory Stewart walks out on Tories and quits as MP
# Conservative Party
# Conservative Party

Former leadership contender Rory Stewart walks out on Tories and quits as MP

Oct 4th 2019, 9:26 AM 36,603 Views 50 Comments

The former Cabinet minister was among the 21 rebels who had the whip removed by Boris Johnson.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Poll: Should new prime ministers always be elected by a public vote?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should new prime ministers always be elected by a public vote?

Jul 24th 2019, 8:45 AM 17,722 Views 94 Comments

Boris Johnson was elected by only 160,000 people.

'To insanity and beyond': How the British papers are covering Boris
# Bozz Lightfear
# Bozz Lightfear

'To insanity and beyond': How the British papers are covering Boris

Jul 24th 2019, 7:07 AM 45,529 Views 34 Comments

Johnson has promised to deliver Brexit by 31 October.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'They call him Britain Trump': US president congratulates Boris Johnson on being elected
# Britain Trump
# Britain Trump

'They call him Britain Trump': US president congratulates Boris Johnson on being elected

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:43 PM 18,304 Views 46 Comments

Johnson was elected the new Conservative Party leader earlier today by 92,153 votes to 46,656.

As it happened: After a late start, Boris Johnson is announced as the Tory's new leader
# Bojo Day
# Bojo Day

As it happened: After a late start, Boris Johnson is announced as the Tory's new leader

Updated Jul 23rd 2019, 2:00 PM 41,230 Views 64 Comments

Johnson said in his victory speech that some would question his election, but added that “the campaign is over”.

# conservative-party - Saturday 20 July, 2019

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?

Jul 20th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,739 Views 17 Comments

Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.

# conservative-party - Saturday 13 July, 2019

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know
# Boris Or Jeremy
# Boris Or Jeremy

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know

Jul 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,170 Views 39 Comments

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the last two men standing, as a Brexit deadline looms.

# conservative-party - Saturday 6 July, 2019

As Conservatives get their postal ballots, some members have been getting two
# Early And Often
# Early And Often

As Conservatives get their postal ballots, some members have been getting two

Jul 6th 2019, 4:11 PM 12,247 Views 21 Comments

BBC News reported that more than 1,000 people had received multiple voting forms.

# conservative-party - Monday 24 June, 2019

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective?

Jun 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 41,714 Views 41 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would be very bad for Ireland, so every step in the Tory race will be keenly watched here.

# conservative-party - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated
# Number 10
# Number 10

Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated

Jun 20th 2019, 6:11 PM 22,010 Views 43 Comments

The vote will now open up to all party members, not just MPs, and the winner of the contest will be announced on the week of 22 July.

And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting

Jun 20th 2019, 1:10 PM 16,554 Views 24 Comments

Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt are also still in the running.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Royal tutor to MI6 spy to Prime Minister? Here's why the Tories are all talking about Rory Stewart
# Mystery Man
# Mystery Man

Royal tutor to MI6 spy to Prime Minister? Here's why the Tories are all talking about Rory Stewart

Jun 18th 2019, 1:01 PM 34,786 Views 36 Comments

He was a rank outsider but could now be the main threat to Boris Johnson.

Tory hopefuls to face BBC debate - but there's a second round of voting to contend with first
# Round Two
# Round Two

Tory hopefuls to face BBC debate - but there's a second round of voting to contend with first

Jun 18th 2019, 7:33 AM 10,275 Views 23 Comments

Boris Johnson remains the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May.

# conservative-party - Monday 17 June, 2019

Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate
# Channel 4
# Channel 4

Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate

Jun 17th 2019, 7:02 AM 17,551 Views 13 Comments

The 90-minute debate on Channel 4 featured the five remaining candidates and an empty podium for Johnson.

# conservative-party - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Boris Johnson may prove a headache for Ireland, but a no-deal Brexit is the real nightmare
# Feeling Blue
# Feeling Blue

Boris Johnson may prove a headache for Ireland, but a no-deal Brexit is the real nightmare

Jun 15th 2019, 7:31 AM 29,427 Views 74 Comments

Past visits by Johnson to Ireland don’t exactly inspire confidence.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland

Jun 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,993 Views 39 Comments

Ten Conservative MPs want to be the next prime minister. Here’s how they all have said they’ll solve the Irish “issue”.

# conservative-party - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Varadkar warns of 'terrible political miscalculation' in London over Brexit deal
# Brexit Talk
# Brexit Talk

Varadkar warns of 'terrible political miscalculation' in London over Brexit deal

Jun 11th 2019, 9:54 PM 39,887 Views 47 Comments

Speaking today, Varadkar said that he is a “little concerned about political developments in London at present”.

# conservative-party - Sunday 9 June, 2019

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock

Jun 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 112,283 Views 99 Comments

Sajid Javid said Britain has a moral duty to pay for a new border arrangement.

# conservative-party - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago

Jun 8th 2019, 9:48 AM 25,348 Views 50 Comments

Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.

# conservative-party - Friday 7 June, 2019

Theresa May has officially resigned as Conservative leader - triggering race for No 10
# The Race Is On
# The Race Is On

Theresa May has officially resigned as Conservative leader - triggering race for No 10

Jun 7th 2019, 9:00 PM 11,333 Views 15 Comments

Until a party leader is chosen, May will remain Prime Minister.

# conservative-party - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader
# Race To The Top
# Race To The Top

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

May 26th 2019, 9:53 AM 8,581 Views 39 Comments

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

# conservative-party - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Tory leadership contest in full swing as ex-minister Andrea Leadsom joins the race
# Next Pm
# Next Pm

Tory leadership contest in full swing as ex-minister Andrea Leadsom joins the race

Updated May 25th 2019, 10:38 PM 15,336 Views 10 Comments

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has also thrown his hat in the ring.

# conservative-party - Friday 24 May, 2019

'Anything is possible now': No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever before, says Tánaiste
# Prepare For The Worst
# Prepare For The Worst

'Anything is possible now': No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever before, says Tánaiste

May 24th 2019, 12:31 PM 18,976 Views 54 Comments

‘We do have to prepare for the worst case,’ said Simon Coveney.

# conservative-party - Friday 17 May, 2019

Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds
# Cruising
# Cruising

Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds

May 17th 2019, 10:23 PM 30,956 Views 97 Comments

Johnson has a 26% lead over his nearest rival.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign
# 1922 Committee
# 1922 Committee

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign

Mar 27th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,375 Views 10 Comments

Even if the House of Commons decides a majority course of action, it won’t be legally binding.

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