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#Conservatives

# conservatives - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'

Jun 30th 2020, 4:43 PM 16,119 Views 5 Comments

Sir Mark Sedwill had stepped down from his role in the UK government amid reports of clashes with Johnson’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings.

# conservatives - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

Dec 15th 2019, 4:43 PM 28,726 Views 48 Comments

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

# conservatives - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?
# Getting It Done
# Getting It Done

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 10:25 AM 9,102 Views 11 Comments

The majority for the Conservatives means that Brexit looks set to become a reality.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 58,890 Views 73 Comments

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

# conservatives - Monday 9 December, 2019

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 24,903 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

# conservatives - 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”.

# conservatives - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race
# Peerages
# Peerages

Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race

Nov 16th 2019, 2:34 PM 11,607 Views 15 Comments

Nigel Farage has claimed he’s been repeatedly offered a seat in the House of Lords to “go quietly”.

Explainer: A basic guide to how voting works in the UK (and why Brexit has changed the game)
# UK VOTE 19
# UK VOTE 19

Explainer: A basic guide to how voting works in the UK (and why Brexit has changed the game)

Nov 16th 2019, 11:01 AM 10,082 Views 3 Comments

It’s as much about Leave/Remain as Left/Right.

# conservatives - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife

Nov 14th 2019, 7:23 AM 27,991 Views 19 Comments

Andrew Griffiths said he would support the new candidate. His wife Kate said she wouldn’t be taking up his offer.

# conservatives - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage
# General Election
# General Election

Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage

Nov 6th 2019, 12:57 PM 25,149 Views 19 Comments

The campaign will focus on ‘getting Brexit done’, but the party has some internal issues to sort out first.

# conservatives - Monday 21 October, 2019

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
# Crucial Vote
# Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,763 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# conservatives - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'
# Yellowhammer
# Yellowhammer

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Sep 12th 2019, 7:33 AM 25,579 Views 22 Comments

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

# conservatives - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Ruth Davidson urges MPs to 'vote for a deal' as she resigns as Scottish Tory leader
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ruth Davidson urges MPs to 'vote for a deal' as she resigns as Scottish Tory leader

Aug 29th 2019, 10:57 AM 24,939 Views 26 Comments

She is to remain on as an MSP until 2021.

# conservatives - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?
# Now What
# Now What

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?

Aug 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,713 Views 8 Comments

Will he? Won’t he?

# conservatives - Friday 2 August, 2019

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP
# Lib Dem Win
# Lib Dem Win

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:11 AM 37,735 Views 53 Comments

A previously safe seat, the Conservatives lost out to the Liberal Democrats in Brecon and Radnorshire.

# conservatives - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

'Mad in England': How does the world see Boris Johnson?
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

'Mad in England': How does the world see Boris Johnson?

Jul 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 28,923 Views 23 Comments

The international impression of Johnson has evolved from simply an eccentric mayor to a symbol of Brexit Britain.

# conservatives - 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.

# conservatives - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Here are the key dates in the Tory leadership race and the UK's road to Brexit
# Arise Prime Minister
# Arise Prime Minister

Here are the key dates in the Tory leadership race and the UK's road to Brexit

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:31 AM 13,030 Views 17 Comments

There should be a new PM in a month’s time but the Brexit schedule is still anyone’s guess.

# conservatives - Friday 21 June, 2019

UK minister suspended after grabbing female climate protester by the neck
# Mark Field
# Mark Field

UK minister suspended after grabbing female climate protester by the neck

Updated Jun 21st 2019, 11:40 AM 64,085 Views 291 Comments

Mark Field has said he “acted instinctively” when he saw the woman and feared she may be armed.

# conservatives - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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.

Talk of backroom deals and 'lending' votes as Tory contest shrouded in smoke and mirrors
# And Then There Were Four
# And Then There Were Four

Talk of backroom deals and 'lending' votes as Tory contest shrouded in smoke and mirrors

Jun 20th 2019, 9:13 AM 13,217 Views 18 Comments

Today we’ll see the final two chosen after two more votes.

# conservatives - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten
# Number 10
# Number 10

Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten

Jun 19th 2019, 6:12 PM 27,523 Views 80 Comments

It comes following a third round of voting by conservative MPs today.

# conservatives - Friday 14 June, 2019

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race
# Race For Number 10
# Race For Number 10

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Jun 14th 2019, 11:30 AM 12,405 Views 10 Comments

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

# conservatives - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Boris Johnson surges to top of the table as Conservative MPs vote for leader
# Looking For Votes
# Looking For Votes

Boris Johnson surges to top of the table as Conservative MPs vote for leader

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 1:17 PM 28,191 Views 71 Comments

Three candidates have been eliminated.

# conservatives - Monday 10 June, 2019

The race is on: Tories confirm 10 candidates to succeed Theresa May
# The Next PM
# The Next PM

The race is on: Tories confirm 10 candidates to succeed Theresa May

Updated Jun 10th 2019, 6:07 PM 18,272 Views 26 Comments

Nominations closed at 5pm today.

# conservatives - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

Jun 9th 2019, 1:34 PM 16,924 Views 29 Comments

The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.

# conservatives - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Tory party tweaks rules to slim down leadership race as contenders prepare for TV debate
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Tory party tweaks rules to slim down leadership race as contenders prepare for TV debate

Jun 5th 2019, 6:17 PM 17,276 Views 21 Comments

Channel 4 will host a TV debate on 16 June.

# conservatives - Friday 24 May, 2019

Grassroots Tories will have a huge role to play in choosing their next leader - here's how the contest works
# Explainer
# Explainer

Grassroots Tories will have a huge role to play in choosing their next leader - here's how the contest works

May 24th 2019, 5:52 PM 12,710 Views 16 Comments

Following Theresa May’s departure, how will the Conservative Party choose its leader?

Can anyone beat Boris? Here are the favourites to succeed Theresa May
# The Tories
# The Tories

Can anyone beat Boris? Here are the favourites to succeed Theresa May

May 24th 2019, 11:38 AM 22,745 Views 48 Comments

All of them want Brexit but who will be the next Conservative party leader?

# conservatives - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls
# Out And Out Lead
# Out And Out Lead

Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls

May 12th 2019, 2:01 PM 71,612 Views 144 Comments

The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.

# conservatives - Friday 3 May, 2019

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections
# Going To The Polls
# Going To The Polls

'A simple message': Conservatives and Labour take serious hit in UK local elections

May 3rd 2019, 4:30 PM 25,234 Views 77 Comments

More than 200 of the 248 English councils have now announced their results.

# conservatives - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?
# Ode To Joy
# Ode To Joy

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?

Apr 24th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,704 Views 14 Comments

There’s a small chance they won’t actually take part, but this is getting more and more unlikely.

# conservatives - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Theresa May says she had to reach out to Labour or risk letting Brexit 'slip through our fingers'
# My Fellow Britons
# My Fellow Britons

Theresa May says she had to reach out to Labour or risk letting Brexit 'slip through our fingers'

Apr 7th 2019, 5:08 PM 16,751 Views 18 Comments

In a video posted on Twitter, a smiling Prime Minister said she had to look for compromise from the opposition to get Brexit through.

# conservatives - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs
# Inciting Hatred
# Inciting Hatred

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs

Mar 21st 2019, 1:52 PM 29,110 Views 30 Comments

Some MPs have issued grave warnings after May went on the offensive last night.

# conservatives - Thursday 10 January, 2019

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
# Save My Deal
# Save My Deal

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 23,341 Views 17 Comments

May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.

# conservatives - Saturday 17 November, 2018

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through
# Endgame
# Endgame

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through

Updated Nov 17th 2018, 6:13 PM 28,815 Views 67 Comments

Many Tories are irate at the deal reached between the UK and the EU, and they want to remove May from office because of it.

# conservatives - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland
# They Did Say It
# They Did Say It

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland

Dec 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 29,311 Views 65 Comments

Some British politicians have got things a bit wrong when trying to highlight Ireland’s tough stance on Brexit negotiations.

# conservatives - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Conservative MP suspended after 'serious allegations referred to police'
# Growing Scandal
# Growing Scandal

Conservative MP suspended after 'serious allegations referred to police'

Nov 4th 2017, 11:21 AM 16,141 Views 33 Comments

The news came amid a deepening sexual harassment scandal in Westminster.

# conservatives - Monday 9 October, 2017

Boris Johnson sends Whatsapp message telling 'friends' to stop attacking Theresa May
# In-fighting
# In-fighting

Boris Johnson sends Whatsapp message telling 'friends' to stop attacking Theresa May

Oct 9th 2017, 12:41 PM 9,650 Views 19 Comments

Johnson told other Tory MPs that he is “fed up to the back teeth” of hearing criticism about May.

# conservatives - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North
# Looming Deadline
# Looming Deadline

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

Jul 2nd 2017, 2:01 PM 16,682 Views 99 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

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