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#Conservative Party

# conservative-party - Friday 5 August, 2022

Sunak and Truss tear each other apart on economy in latest leadership hustings
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Sunak and Truss tear each other apart on economy in latest leadership hustings

Fri 10:46 PM 19,108 Views 7 Comments

Rishi Sunak warned that unless inflation gets under control, there is ‘no hope’ the Tories will win the next election.

Rishi Sunak brags of his work diverting public funds from ‘deprived urban areas’
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Rishi Sunak brags of his work diverting public funds from ‘deprived urban areas’

Fri 11:43 AM 28,227 Views 20 Comments

The former chancellor is seen in a video telling Tory members of his work as he fights the leadership campaign.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Liz Truss wins polling boost over Rishi Sunak and backing of Sajid Javid
# Leadership
# Leadership

Liz Truss wins polling boost over Rishi Sunak and backing of Sajid Javid

Updated Wed 9:19 PM 25,024 Views 16 Comments

One poll of the Tory party members who will chose the next prime minister put Ms Truss 34 points ahead of her rival.

# conservative-party - Saturday 23 July, 2022

Sunak labels himself the underdog as ‘forces that be’ back Liz Truss
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Sunak labels himself the underdog as ‘forces that be’ back Liz Truss

Jul 23rd 2022, 3:34 PM 15,756 Views 16 Comments

The ex-chancellor used a speech in Grantham, the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher, to kick-start his campaign for the Tory leadership.

# conservative-party - Sunday 10 July, 2022

Northern Ireland should be 'front and centre' of Tory leadership race, says McGuinness
# EU
# EU

Northern Ireland should be 'front and centre' of Tory leadership race, says McGuinness

Updated Jul 10th 2022, 2:04 PM 16,532 Views 10 Comments

Ireland’s European Commissioner said candidates should understand the benefits of Northern Ireland remaining in the EU single market.

# conservative-party - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Who is in the running to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister?
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Who is in the running to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister?

Jul 7th 2022, 7:33 PM 24,930 Views 23 Comments

Some potential contenders have already made their ambitions clear, while others are yet to announce their candidacy.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

From resignations to Russian revelations - the timeline of a sorry 24 hours for Boris Johnson
# Timeline
# Timeline

From resignations to Russian revelations - the timeline of a sorry 24 hours for Boris Johnson

Jul 6th 2022, 5:53 PM 26,952 Views 15 Comments

The UK Prime Minister has been dealt the biggest blow of his premiership in the last 24 hours.

Tories call for end of Boris Johnson’s premiership as new Chancellor denies threatening to quit
# Showing The Door
# Showing The Door

Tories call for end of Boris Johnson’s premiership as new Chancellor denies threatening to quit

Updated Jul 6th 2022, 7:40 AM 42,501 Views 26 Comments

Cabinet ministers, MPs and former Tory politicians have issued a slew of criticisms against the British prime minister.

# conservative-party - Friday 1 July, 2022

Tory MP loses party whip as formal complaint lodged with Westminster's harassment watchdog
# Conservative Party
# Conservative Party

Tory MP loses party whip as formal complaint lodged with Westminster's harassment watchdog

Jul 1st 2022, 8:56 PM 13,213 Views 14 Comments

Chris Pincher quit as Tory deputy chief whip yesterday after a drunken incident in which he allegedly groped two other men.

# conservative-party - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Conservative MP quits as deputy chief whip after drunken incident at private Tory club
# Resignation
# Resignation

Conservative MP quits as deputy chief whip after drunken incident at private Tory club

Jun 30th 2022, 10:45 PM 38,118 Views 28 Comments

The MP said he “drank far too much” and “embarrassed” himself and others.

# conservative-party - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Tory rebellion against Boris Johnson grows as senior figure warns of electoral losses
# Partygate
# Partygate

Tory rebellion against Boris Johnson grows as senior figure warns of electoral losses

May 28th 2022, 11:31 AM 16,771 Views 8 Comments

The number of Conservative MPs stating they have no confidence in the UK Prime Minister has mounted since the publication of Sue Gray’s partygate report.

# conservative-party - Thursday 19 May, 2022

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape
# Westminster
# Westminster

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape

May 19th 2022, 10:56 AM 8,008 Views 0 Comments

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said discussions are ongoing to decide on the matter.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail

May 18th 2022, 8:49 AM 12,350 Views 0 Comments

Tory chief whip Chris Heaton-Harris urged the unnamed MP in his 50s to stay away from Parliament.

# conservative-party - Friday 13 May, 2022

Tory MP who resigned after watching porn in House of Commons won't rule out running in by-election
# Neil Parish
# Neil Parish

Tory MP who resigned after watching porn in House of Commons won't rule out running in by-election

May 13th 2022, 11:49 AM 8,438 Views 14 Comments

Neil Parish is considering using his support in the farming community to stand as an independent candidate.

# conservative-party - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP
# UK
# UK

Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP

Updated Apr 30th 2022, 3:25 PM 28,773 Views 0 Comments

Parish had initially vowed to continue working as an MP after he was suspended from the party yesterday.

# conservative-party - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Pornography in Commons ‘unacceptable’, Johnson says as Tory faces investigation

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 7:29 PM 31,140 Views 16 Comments

Boris Johnson said the claims against the unnamed MP, if proven, would be ‘clearly totally unacceptable’.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Probe into claims Tory MP watched pornography in Commons chamber
# The Tories
# The Tories

Probe into claims Tory MP watched pornography in Commons chamber

Apr 27th 2022, 1:43 PM 17,376 Views 15 Comments

The Conservative chief whip is looking into the ‘wholly unacceptable’ allegations.

# conservative-party - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Conservative MP resigns after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage boy
# Imran Ahmad Khan
# Imran Ahmad Khan

Conservative MP resigns after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage boy

Apr 14th 2022, 5:50 PM 22,534 Views 10 Comments

Imran Ahmad Khan had been resisting calls to quit before backing down today.

# conservative-party - Friday 4 February, 2022

Boris Johnson hit by fresh resignation and calls to quit in ‘partygate’ scandal
# Number 10
# Number 10

Boris Johnson hit by fresh resignation and calls to quit in ‘partygate’ scandal

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 5:06 PM 40,505 Views 23 Comments

A fifth aide has walked out of No 10 in 24 hours.

# conservative-party - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 4:28 PM 35,184 Views 12 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Stormont to receive extra £1.6 billion annually as part of UK budget plans
# Spending Review
# Spending Review

Stormont to receive extra £1.6 billion annually as part of UK budget plans

Oct 27th 2021, 3:44 PM 11,161 Views 9 Comments

A lower rate of Passenger Duty will also apply to flights to and from the North and Great Britain.

# conservative-party - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings after violent clashes at England-Hungary clash
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings after violent clashes at England-Hungary clash

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 8:51 PM 5,907 Views 2 Comments

Hungary fans clashed with police at Wembley on Tuesday night, while there was also trouble at the Albania-Poland fixture.

# conservative-party - Friday 7 May, 2021

UK Conservative Party wins Hartlepool by-election and unseats Labour for first time in almost 50 years
# Jill Mortimer
# Jill Mortimer

UK Conservative Party wins Hartlepool by-election and unseats Labour for first time in almost 50 years

May 7th 2021, 7:18 AM 17,321 Views 42 Comments

The defeat will be a blow to Keir Starmer’s leadership of Labour.

# 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 23,232 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 20,546 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 10,008 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 28,247 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 18,289 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 7,465 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 8,226 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 12,840 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 20,638 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 8,846 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 34,120 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 14,175 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 13,762 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 10,076 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 55,892 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 36,612 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 17,731 Views 94 Comments

Boris Johnson was elected by only 160,000 people.

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