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# tory - This year 2022

Suspended British MP apologises for calling Tory chancellor 'superficially black'
# Labour
# Labour

Suspended British MP apologises for calling Tory chancellor 'superficially black'

Sep 27th 2022, 9:45 PM 27,909 Views 12 Comments

Huq can be heard discussing Kwarteng’s elite school background, adding ‘You wouldn’t know he is black’.

Liz Truss gets another boost as she cements status as favourite in Tory leadership contest
# Truss Bus Is Rolling
# Truss Bus Is Rolling

Liz Truss gets another boost as she cements status as favourite in Tory leadership contest

Jul 29th 2022, 8:47 AM 21,496 Views 29 Comments

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace threw his support behind Truss.

UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote
# Yes Minister
# Yes Minister

UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote

Updated Jul 20th 2022, 4:15 PM 44,370 Views 36 Comments
  • Penny Mordaunt was eliminated in the final round of MP voting this evening.
  • The results of the runoff between Sunak and Truss will be announced on 5 September.
  • It is expected that the winner will replace Boris Johnson on 6 September.
Liz Truss gets surge in support from Tory MPs as Kemi Badenoch is eliminated
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Liz Truss gets surge in support from Tory MPs as Kemi Badenoch is eliminated

Updated Jul 19th 2022, 3:42 PM 37,114 Views 37 Comments

The penultimate leadership ballot of Conservative MPs saw Foreign Secretary Liz Truss perform well.

UK climate chief could quit as Tory leadership candidates waver on net zero by 2050
# Emissions
# Emissions

UK climate chief could quit as Tory leadership candidates waver on net zero by 2050

Jul 17th 2022, 12:56 PM 13,645 Views 5 Comments

Three of the five candidates to replace Boris Johnson have voiced hesitancy to commit Britain to climate goals.

Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated
# Battle For No 10
# Battle For No 10

Tory leadership race: Sunak on top after second round of voting with Braverman eliminated

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 4:18 PM 26,926 Views 17 Comments

Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt are the two to beat.

Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims
# William Wragg
# William Wragg

Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 2:05 PM 22,462 Views 15 Comments

William Wragg has urged MPs to report intimidation to the police.

# tory - Last year 2021

Inquiry into Number 10 party claims could be widened to other events, warns UK Cabinet minister
# Tory Party Party Party
# Tory Party Party Party

Inquiry into Number 10 party claims could be widened to other events, warns UK Cabinet minister

Dec 9th 2021, 12:32 PM 46,940 Views 35 Comments

The Tories admitted an event organised by a mayoral candidate took place in the party’s headquarters on 14 December.

# tory - All time

Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson faces looming Tory revolt over Covid-19 restrictions

Sep 28th 2020, 12:19 PM 29,033 Views 5 Comments

More than 50 Conservatives have signed up to an amendment calling for MPs to be given a greater role in deciding on new coronavirus measures.

'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades

Updated Aug 17th 2020, 8:12 PM 62,527 Views 40 Comments

Boris Johnson, who is on holiday in Scotland, held crisis talks with the minister and senior officials this morning.

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 36,617 Views 50 Comments

The former Cabinet minister was among the 21 rebels who had the whip removed by Boris Johnson.

Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader
# Brexit Mayhem
# Brexit Mayhem

Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader

Updated Jul 23rd 2019, 12:35 PM 43,280 Views 37 Comments

Boris Johnson was announced as the new Conservative Party leader this afternoon.

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?

Jul 20th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,790 Views 17 Comments

Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know
# Boris Or Jeremy
# Boris Or Jeremy

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know

Jul 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,191 Views 39 Comments

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the last two men standing, as a Brexit deadline looms.

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 21,296 Views 43 Comments

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

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid
# Bojo
# Bojo

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid

Jun 12th 2019, 11:28 AM 18,513 Views 23 Comments

Boris Johnson spoke about a no-deal Brexit, delaying Brexit – and avoided a question on whether he’d taken cocaine in his youth.

The Tory leadership contenders ranked from most to least likely
# In It To Win It
# In It To Win It

The Tory leadership contenders ranked from most to least likely

Jun 8th 2019, 8:10 AM 24,631 Views 23 Comments

Theresa May officially stepped down on Friday – but she can only move away when a replacement is found. Who is most likely to take up the role?

Band dropped from Glastonbury line-up over song called 'Kill Tory Scum (Before They Kill You)'
# Killdren
# Killdren

Band dropped from Glastonbury line-up over song called 'Kill Tory Scum (Before They Kill You)'

Jun 3rd 2019, 1:55 PM 22,216 Views 35 Comments

Punk band Killdren said that the song was written as a satirical form of protest, and was not meant to be taken literally.

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 13,723 Views 17 Comments

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

Theresa May tells MPs she 'won't stand in way' of next leader, but DUP stands firm
# Thexit
# Thexit

Theresa May tells MPs she 'won't stand in way' of next leader, but DUP stands firm

Updated Mar 27th 2019, 8:53 PM 52,091 Views 59 Comments

After her statement, Boris Johnson said that he would support May’s deal. The DUP still won’t, though.

David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'
# Former Brexit Sec
# Former Brexit Sec

David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'

Mar 10th 2019, 5:33 PM 30,111 Views 58 Comments

Davis also said that in a way, Theresa May’s deal is worse than the UK’s current membership of the EU.

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:30 AM 29,099 Views 28 Comments

From his review of the Good Friday Agreement to sparring with Irish journalists on Twitter, it’s been an interesting week for Mr Raab.

Boris Johnson on Brexit: 'Do not believe that we can bodge it now and fix it later - that's a total fantasy!'
# Tory Party Conference
# Tory Party Conference

Boris Johnson on Brexit: 'Do not believe that we can bodge it now and fix it later - that's a total fantasy!'

Updated Oct 2nd 2018, 1:51 PM 16,142 Views 34 Comments

Johnson ruled out a leadership bid through telling a joke.

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

Jun 15th 2018, 5:55 PM 47,543 Views 78 Comments

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

UK deputy PM under pressure over claim that he had porn on work computer
# Damian Green
# Damian Green

UK deputy PM under pressure over claim that he had porn on work computer

Dec 2nd 2017, 5:30 PM 18,698 Views 36 Comments

Damian Green has dismissed the claims, made by two former police officers, as a smear campaign.

'It's not the way to do this': Former Conservative Party chairman calls on Theresa May to resign
# Grant Shapp
# Grant Shapp

'It's not the way to do this': Former Conservative Party chairman calls on Theresa May to resign

Oct 6th 2017, 10:56 PM 13,986 Views 46 Comments

Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to step down.

Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech
# You're Fired
# You're Fired

Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech

Oct 4th 2017, 1:17 PM 29,778 Views 29 Comments

The man was named as Simon Brodkin.

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result

Jun 10th 2017, 1:42 PM 19,791 Views 27 Comments

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced they were stepping down this afternoon.

Tory councillor resigns after video shows him asking protestor 'can I take you to bed, please?'
# Out Of Order
# Out Of Order

Tory councillor resigns after video shows him asking protestor 'can I take you to bed, please?'

Jan 26th 2017, 8:22 AM 32,965 Views 75 Comments

Councillor Charles Carter was confronted during a hunt in north Yorkshire.

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers
# Demonisation
# Demonisation

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers

Oct 5th 2016, 8:31 AM 37,781 Views 105 Comments

TheJournal.ie has asked the UK Home Office if the proposals specifically apply to citizens of the Republic of Ireland.

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

Jul 8th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,289 Views 85 Comments

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'
# Fine Gael-ness
# Fine Gael-ness

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'

Jan 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 13,467 Views 86 Comments

Paschal Donohoe dropped by TheJournal.ie today to discuss Labour’s latest attack on Fine Gael and other matters.

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Geoffrey Howe, old ally to Margaret Thatcher, has died

Oct 10th 2015, 4:07 PM 9,077 Views 29 Comments

Howe, former chancellor of the exchequer among other things, has died from a heart attack aged 88.

BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate

Sep 15th 2015, 11:32 AM 42,870 Views 31 Comments

The image was shared widely on social media.

Sol Campbell is running for mayor of London
# He's Gunner Run
# He's Gunner Run

Sol Campbell is running for mayor of London

Jun 8th 2015, 9:40 AM 10,171 Views 22 Comments

The former footballer wants to be the conservative candidate to replace Boris Johnson.

UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate
# Not British Enough
# Not British Enough

UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate

May 6th 2015, 10:14 AM 12,498 Views 32 Comments

“If this lad turns up to be our prime minister I will personally put a bullet in him. That’s how strong I feel about it.”

Watch: Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband bicker like schoolboys until told to 'shut up'
# Break It Up
# Break It Up

Watch: Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband bicker like schoolboys until told to 'shut up'

Apr 26th 2015, 3:33 PM 17,899 Views 20 Comments

Andrew Marr described is as the “best television of the week so far”.

"Believe in something!" - Here's why everyone's talking about Michael Sheen's stirring speech
# Get Out
From The Daily Edge
# Get Out

"Believe in something!" - Here's why everyone's talking about Michael Sheen's stirring speech

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:03 AM 5,370 Views 1 Comment

“By God, believe in something”

A UK minister said it's 'not worth' paying disabled people the minimum wage
# Freudian Slip
# Freudian Slip

A UK minister said it's 'not worth' paying disabled people the minimum wage

Oct 15th 2014, 3:42 PM 12,295 Views 52 Comments

Lord David Freud, great grandson of Sigmund Freud, is now facing calls to resign.

Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a 'sexting' sting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a 'sexting' sting?

Sep 30th 2014, 9:04 AM 8,235 Views 31 Comments

He stepped down after sending explicit photos to a journalist – but other MPs claim it was entrapment.

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