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#Tory leadership

# tory-leadership - 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 19,947 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 - 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 19,286 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 - 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 21,598 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 - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Sunak and Truss trash each other's plans during hard-fought Tory leadership TV debate
# Conservative
# Conservative

Sunak and Truss trash each other's plans during hard-fought Tory leadership TV debate

Jul 26th 2022, 7:25 AM 15,748 Views 25 Comments

Former chancellor Rishi Sunak claimed there is ‘nothing Conservative’ about Liz Truss’s approach.

# tory-leadership - Monday 25 July, 2022

Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate

Jul 25th 2022, 7:32 AM 14,606 Views 18 Comments

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak will have their first TV debate on the BBC after a weekend that saw both camps trade increasingly personal attacks.

# tory-leadership - Saturday 23 July, 2022

UK's Rwanda migrant scheme will be extended, says Tory leadership contender Liz Truss
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

UK's Rwanda migrant scheme will be extended, says Tory leadership contender Liz Truss

Jul 23rd 2022, 6:50 PM 24,677 Views 47 Comments

Liz Truss has said she will extend the UK’s controversial Rwanda asylum scheme, in a move to firm up support among Tory party voters.

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 15,760 Views 17 Comments

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

# tory-leadership - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Rishi Sunak says evidence suggests Tories would lose next election under Liz Truss
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rishi Sunak says evidence suggests Tories would lose next election under Liz Truss

Jul 21st 2022, 9:44 PM 17,361 Views 19 Comments

The former chancellor warned that going on a ‘huge borrowing spree’ would only ‘make the situation worse’ when it comes to inflation.

Poll: Who would you prefer to see as the next UK Prime Minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would you prefer to see as the next UK Prime Minister?

Jul 21st 2022, 8:36 AM 41,219 Views 47 Comments

Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak?

# tory-leadership - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Tory leadership: The Chancellor who wielded the knife vs Margaret Thatcher's heir apparent
# Sunak V Truss
# Sunak V Truss

Tory leadership: The Chancellor who wielded the knife vs Margaret Thatcher's heir apparent

Jul 20th 2022, 9:30 PM 25,266 Views 16 Comments

Rishi Sunak, the favourite among MPs is set to face Liz Truss, the favourite among grassroots Conservatives.

# tory-leadership - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Ben Wallace rules himself out of Tory leadership race as contest heats up
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Ben Wallace rules himself out of Tory leadership race as contest heats up

Updated Jul 9th 2022, 12:25 PM 25,437 Views 21 Comments

Former equalities minister Kemi Badenoch is the latest to throw her hat into the ring.

# tory-leadership - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson is expected to win the Tory leadership today - so what's next?
# Back To Boris
# Back To Boris

Boris Johnson is expected to win the Tory leadership today - so what's next?

Jul 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 8,311 Views 15 Comments

Queen Elizabeth will officiate the new Tory leader’s appointment at Buckingham Palace – this will be her 13th time appointing a PM.

# tory-leadership - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Boris Johnson accused of spreading 'fake news' after using fish as prop to rail against EU regulations
# Finding Tory
# Finding Tory

Boris Johnson accused of spreading 'fake news' after using fish as prop to rail against EU regulations

Jul 18th 2019, 9:35 PM 28,631 Views 45 Comments

Johnson held the fish aloft at a Conservative Party rally on Wednesday.

# tory-leadership - Monday 15 July, 2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt hit out at 'un-British' Donald Trump tweets in final leadership debate
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt hit out at 'un-British' Donald Trump tweets in final leadership debate

Jul 15th 2019, 9:32 PM 28,344 Views 71 Comments

Both men met in another leadership debate today.

# tory-leadership - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP
# Tories In Northern Ireland
# Tories In Northern Ireland

In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:34 PM 21,293 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson said that the backstop represents “the incoherence of the [UK] strategy” in Brexit negotiations.

# tory-leadership - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’

Jun 30th 2019, 3:32 PM 34,536 Views 114 Comments

Hunt also said that he would reduce the UK’s corporation tax in the event of the “economic bumpiness” of a no-deal Brexit.

# tory-leadership - 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 - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rory Stewart says he'll set up a Citizens' Assembly on Brexit if he becomes Prime Minister

Jun 16th 2019, 3:27 PM 19,058 Views 41 Comments

The Tory leadership candidate said that “this is what they did in Ireland on abortion, and actually really worked”.

# tory-leadership - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should take part in the Channel4 live debate?
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should take part in the Channel4 live debate?

Jun 15th 2019, 10:30 AM 24,530 Views 106 Comments

It’s been reported that there will be an empty lectern at tomorrow’s debate if Johnson doesn’t take part.

# tory-leadership - 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 - 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 25,385 Views 50 Comments

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

# tory-leadership - 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 11,358 Views 15 Comments

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

# tory-leadership - Monday 27 May, 2019

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result

May 27th 2019, 10:41 PM 13,716 Views 17 Comments

Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.