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#Tory leadership race

# tory-leadership-race - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows

Wed 10:00 PM 19,897 Views 28 Comments

The number of people saying the former British chancellor would make a good prime minister fell over the last week of July.

# tory-leadership-race - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Sunak’s remarks on diverting funds from ‘deprived urban areas’ divides Tories
# Rishi Sunak
# Rishi Sunak

Sunak’s remarks on diverting funds from ‘deprived urban areas’ divides Tories

Aug 6th 2022, 12:51 PM 16,544 Views 13 Comments

Conservative former minister Andrew Mitchell defended the Tory leadership hopeful, saying his comments had been ‘misunderstood’.

# tory-leadership-race - 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

Aug 5th 2022, 10:46 PM 19,284 Views 7 Comments

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

# tory-leadership-race - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Sunak says Truss will make UK economy worse in latest Tory leadership debate
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Sunak says Truss will make UK economy worse in latest Tory leadership debate

Aug 4th 2022, 10:39 PM 21,594 Views 25 Comments

Sunak is fighting to make up ground on Truss, after polls put her around 32 percentage points ahead among Conservative members.

# tory-leadership-race - Friday 15 July, 2022

Truss allies deny ‘black ops’ campaign against Mordaunt as Tory leadership race heats up
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Truss allies deny ‘black ops’ campaign against Mordaunt as Tory leadership race heats up

Jul 15th 2022, 11:26 AM 15,608 Views 10 Comments

Liz Truss, the Foreign Secretary, is bidding to consolidate and increase support from the right of the Tory party, in the face of a surge by Penny Mordaunt.

# tory-leadership-race - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM

Jul 14th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,468 Views 17 Comments

The First Minister spoke out at the launch of a new paper promoting Scottish independence.

# tory-leadership-race - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Eight go forward into first round of voting in the Tory leadership race
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Eight go forward into first round of voting in the Tory leadership race

Updated Jul 12th 2022, 6:35 PM 47,142 Views 23 Comments

Prominent Boris Johnson loyalists backed Liz Truss in move to prevent Rishi Sunak entering No 10.

# tory-leadership-race - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi announces ambition to be next British prime minister
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi announces ambition to be next British prime minister

Jul 9th 2022, 7:49 PM 28,281 Views 21 Comments

The former education secretary becomes the third serving Government minister to kick off their campaign for the Tory leadership.

# tory-leadership-race - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Boris Johnson under pressure to 'explain' late-night incident after neighbour goes public
# Tom Penn
# Tom Penn

Boris Johnson under pressure to 'explain' late-night incident after neighbour goes public

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 1:35 PM 78,764 Views 130 Comments

MP Liam Fox said today it would be “easier” for the Tory leadership contender to clarify what happened.

# tory-leadership-race - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

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 10,295 Views 23 Comments

Boris Johnson remains the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May.

# tory-leadership-race - 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 17,557 Views 13 Comments

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

# tory-leadership-race - 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 36,019 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”.

# tory-leadership-race - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Quiz: Can you name the Tory leadership candidates?
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Quiz: Can you name the Tory leadership candidates?

Jun 8th 2019, 8:00 PM 22,035 Views 24 Comments

The race is on to succeed Theresa May – how well do you know the candidates?