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# Leadership Race

This week
3rd December 2023 - 8th December 2023
Varadkar reacts to RTÉ Investigates: 'People seeking money to withdraw planning objections is not acceptable'
Government is open to making ‘go away’ payments a stand alone offence in new Planning Bill.
This year
Kate Forbes feels 'burdened' by offence caused by religious views but will continue in SNP race
The Scottish Finance Secretary came under fire after she said she would not have voted for equal marriage.
Last year
Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race
Rishi Sunak said the cuts would not help the most vulnerable amid the worsening cost-of-living crisis.
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak target rural Tory voters in make-or-break weekend
The former chancellor is seeking to revive his faltering bid for No 10 after Tom Tugendhat endorsed the Foreign Secretary.
Liz Truss gets surge in support from Tory MPs as Kemi Badenoch is eliminated
The penultimate leadership ballot of Conservative MPs saw Foreign Secretary Liz Truss perform well.
Sunak and Mordaunt ahead in contest to become Tory leader after Tugendhat exit
Tom Tugendhat was eliminated from the contest after the third ballot.
Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated
Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt are the two to beat.
Northern Ireland should be 'front and centre' of Tory leadership race, says McGuinness
Ireland’s European Commissioner said candidates should understand the benefits of Northern Ireland remaining in the EU single market.
Nine Tories vie for leadership in contest for Johnson’s successor
Former health secretaries Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid have both pledged to slash corporation tax in their bids.
Ben Wallace rules himself out of Tory leadership race as contest heats up
Former equalities minister Kemi Badenoch is the latest to throw her hat into the ring.
Rishi Sunak announces candidacy to be next Conservative Party leader
The former UK chancellor said he will restore trust following Boris Johnson’s premiership.
Johnson resignation: How will the next Tory leader be selected?
There is set to be a crowded field of Tory MPs in the upcoming leadership contest.
All time
Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings
Experience is a ‘valuable attribute’ but it should not be a ‘prerequisite’ to be the leader, said Martin
Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds
Johnson has a 26% lead over his nearest rival.
Coveney sticks to his guns and says the race is still very much on
The embattled housing minister said last night that ‘second thoughts are not my style’.
'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda
Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.
Ed Miliband emerges victor, pledging to 'turn the page'
“A new generation” of Labour steps forward as Ed defeats David by just 0.7%