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# rishi-sunak - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

UK's Sunak pledges more police powers to tackle ‘completely unacceptable’ climate protests
# Just Stop Oil
# Just Stop Oil

UK's Sunak pledges more police powers to tackle ‘completely unacceptable’ climate protests

Thu 8:14 PM 10,306 Views 9 Comments

Sunak called it “completely unacceptable” that ordinary people were having their lives disrupted by environmental protests.

# rishi-sunak - Last month November 2022

British Prime Minister Sunak meets Zelenskyy during first visit to Ukraine
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

British Prime Minister Sunak meets Zelenskyy during first visit to Ukraine

Updated Nov 19th 2022, 7:25 PM 16,729 Views 24 Comments

Sunak’s arrival was accompanied by the announcement of a £50 million package of defence aid comprising 125 anti-aircraft guns and technology.

'We will be asking everyone for sacrifices': UK warns of budget pain to come this week
# UK
# UK

'We will be asking everyone for sacrifices': UK warns of budget pain to come this week

Nov 13th 2022, 11:42 AM 14,420 Views 10 Comments

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to get inflation under control.

Boris Johnson ally Nadine Dorries claims ex-PM ‘will be back’ one day
# No 10
# No 10

Boris Johnson ally Nadine Dorries claims ex-PM ‘will be back’ one day

Nov 12th 2022, 2:10 PM 12,685 Views 11 Comments

The former UK culture minister said Boris Johnson threw a ‘successful’ party to thank his supporters after he bowed out of the race to replace Liz Truss.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘to cut defence spending in real terms’ as inflation soars
# Defence Spending
# Defence Spending

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘to cut defence spending in real terms’ as inflation soars

Nov 12th 2022, 7:13 AM 9,692 Views 2 Comments

The allowance for all departments, including the Ministry of Defence, will rise in line with the 2021 spending review, according to reports.

Kwasi Kwarteng told Liz Truss her decision to sack him was 'mad'
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

Kwasi Kwarteng told Liz Truss her decision to sack him was 'mad'

Nov 11th 2022, 8:38 AM 20,375 Views 12 Comments

He also advised Truss to “slow down” her radical economic reforms.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin meets UK PM Rishi Sunak at summit in Blackpool
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Taoiseach Micheál Martin meets UK PM Rishi Sunak at summit in Blackpool

Updated Nov 10th 2022, 4:41 PM 23,075 Views 11 Comments

Sunak first UK prime minister to attend the British-Irish Council in 15 years .

Gavin Williamson resigns from UK government after bullying allegations
# UK
# UK

Gavin Williamson resigns from UK government after bullying allegations

Nov 8th 2022, 9:08 PM 18,837 Views 12 Comments

The former cabinet minister is facing a series of inquiries into his conduct.

Sunak defies calls to sack Gavin Williamson despite ‘not acceptable’ messages
# Bullying Allegations
# Bullying Allegations

Sunak defies calls to sack Gavin Williamson despite ‘not acceptable’ messages

Nov 7th 2022, 4:37 PM 16,334 Views 5 Comments

Sunak is under fire for bringing the twice-sacked minister back into Government despite a bullying investigation.

British PM Rishi Sunak makes sudden u-turn on attending Cop27 climate summit in Egypt
# COP27
# COP27

British PM Rishi Sunak makes sudden u-turn on attending Cop27 climate summit in Egypt

Nov 2nd 2022, 2:28 PM 13,756 Views 9 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney welcomed the u-turn.

# rishi-sunak - October October 2022

Sunak under pressure over decision not to go to COP27
# Rishi Sunak
# Rishi Sunak

Sunak under pressure over decision not to go to COP27

Oct 31st 2022, 10:06 AM 15,449 Views 7 Comments

US President Joe Biden is expected to attend, and there are reports suggesting Sunak’s arch-rival Boris Johnson could go too.

New UK PM Rishi Sunak will not attend COP27 climate summit next month
# Cop Out
# Cop Out

New UK PM Rishi Sunak will not attend COP27 climate summit next month

Oct 27th 2022, 7:08 PM 23,523 Views 13 Comments

The new prime minister has been accused of a “massive failure of climate leadership” for missing the summit.

Jeffrey Donaldson says Irish government 'deluded' to think joint-authority with London is possible
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Jeffrey Donaldson says Irish government 'deluded' to think joint-authority with London is possible

Updated Oct 27th 2022, 1:00 PM 33,186 Views 32 Comments

The DUP is set to block an attempt to elect a new Stormont speaker.

New British PM Rishi Sunak tells Taoiseach he wants ‘negotiated outcome’ to NI Protocol
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

New British PM Rishi Sunak tells Taoiseach he wants ‘negotiated outcome’ to NI Protocol

Oct 26th 2022, 9:22 PM 24,350 Views 25 Comments

The two leaders held a phone conversation earlier this evening.

First full day on the job: Rishi Sunak to face Prime Minister's Questions - and his own Cabinet
# The Economy Stupid
# The Economy Stupid

First full day on the job: Rishi Sunak to face Prime Minister's Questions - and his own Cabinet

Oct 26th 2022, 7:38 AM 6,870 Views 6 Comments

The economy, Ukraine and his own party’s internal politics are big ticket items on his agenda.

Sunak shake-up: New British Prime Minister shuffles Cabinet, here's who's in so far
# Rishi Sunak
# Rishi Sunak

Sunak shake-up: New British Prime Minister shuffles Cabinet, here's who's in so far

Updated Oct 25th 2022, 7:37 PM 19,572 Views 14 Comments

Almost a dozen of former PM Liz Truss’ top-tier ministers have been axed.

As it happened: Rishi Sunak confirmed as new UK Prime Minister
Live Oct 25th 2022, 3:09 PM

As it happened: Rishi Sunak confirmed as new UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak vows to fix ‘mistakes’ of Liz Truss and warns of ‘economic crisis’
# New Pm
# New Pm

Rishi Sunak vows to fix ‘mistakes’ of Liz Truss and warns of ‘economic crisis’

Oct 25th 2022, 12:52 PM 11,853 Views 11 Comments

Congratulations have been offered by the Taoiseach who urged Sunak to work with the EU on Northern Ireland.

Taoiseach congratulates Rishi Sunak but SDLP leader labels his 'coronation a farce'
# No 10
# No 10

Taoiseach congratulates Rishi Sunak but SDLP leader labels his 'coronation a farce'

Updated Oct 24th 2022, 3:42 PM 20,834 Views 10 Comments

The SDLP leader has called for an early general election, but a senior Tory MP has said this will not happen.

Rishi Sunak could be named UK PM as soon as this afternoon in wake of Johnson withdrawal
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rishi Sunak could be named UK PM as soon as this afternoon in wake of Johnson withdrawal

Updated Oct 24th 2022, 10:42 AM 27,819 Views 36 Comments
  • Boris Johnson pulled out of the leadership race dramatically last night.
  • Sunak has over 140 public declarations while leadership rival Penny Mordaunt has fewer than 30.
  • Nominations for the leadership will close at 2pm today.
Boris Johnson drops out of race to become UK Prime Minister, leaving Sunak as clear favourite
# Uk's Next Pm
# Uk's Next Pm

Boris Johnson drops out of race to become UK Prime Minister, leaving Sunak as clear favourite

Updated Oct 23rd 2022, 9:15 PM 89,253 Views 62 Comments

“You can’t govern effectively unless you have a united party in Parliament,” Johnson said tonight.

Boris Johnson jets back to UK as Tories split on his expected leadership bid
# Leadership Contest
# Leadership Contest

Boris Johnson jets back to UK as Tories split on his expected leadership bid

Updated Oct 22nd 2022, 7:00 PM 39,795 Views 35 Comments

Johnson cut short a luxury stay in the Dominican Republic to join the seemingly three-person race to replace Liz Truss.

Sunak collects 100 Tory nominations as Mordaunt announces bid and three ministers back Johnson
# No 10
# No 10

Sunak collects 100 Tory nominations as Mordaunt announces bid and three ministers back Johnson

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 10:08 PM 68,598 Views 42 Comments

Who will emerge as the top candidate to be the UK’s next prime minister?

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
# 10 Downing Street
# 10 Downing Street

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 9:20 AM 29,379 Views 40 Comments

Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.

Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?
# Now What
# Now What

Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 5:43 PM 28,901 Views 29 Comments

Rishi Sunak? Penny Mordaunt? … Boris Johnson?

# rishi-sunak - September September 2022

As It Happened: Liz Truss beats Rishi Sunak to win Conservative leadership race
Live Sep 5th 2022, 2:27 PM

As It Happened: Liz Truss beats Rishi Sunak to win Conservative leadership race

Britain's next PM: Tories to unveil new leader ahead of audience with the queen in Scotland
# Transfer Of Power
# Transfer Of Power

Britain's next PM: Tories to unveil new leader ahead of audience with the queen in Scotland

Updated Sep 5th 2022, 9:30 AM 26,782 Views 18 Comments
  • We should know the new leader of the Conservative party at about lunchtime today.
  • The appointment of the new PM will take place in Balmoral tomorrow rather than Buckingham Palace.
  • Minister Simon Coveney has said he was in Oxford over the weekend and 'everyone was talking about what a Liz Truss premiership'.
Poll: Who will be the next British Prime Minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who will be the next British Prime Minister?

Sep 4th 2022, 10:33 AM 41,504 Views 42 Comments

Liz Truss is the frontrunner ahead of tomorrow’s announcement.

Sturgeon: Truss will be a disaster as PM if she governs how she has campaigned
# Tories
# Tories

Sturgeon: Truss will be a disaster as PM if she governs how she has campaigned

Sep 4th 2022, 9:52 AM 22,815 Views 18 Comments

But Scotland’s First Minister said she hopes to have a good relationship with whoever is the next occupant of Number 10.

Sunak and Truss make final leadership pitches amid cost-of-living support hints
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

Sunak and Truss make final leadership pitches amid cost-of-living support hints

Sep 1st 2022, 7:02 AM 8,362 Views 1 Comment

Voting in the Tory leadership contest closes at 5pm on Friday and the winner will be announced on Monday.

# rishi-sunak - August August 2022

Rishi Sunak calls Liz Truss' economic policies ‘complacent’ in penultimate campaign week
# Election
# Election

Rishi Sunak calls Liz Truss' economic policies ‘complacent’ in penultimate campaign week

Aug 24th 2022, 9:55 PM 9,606 Views 10 Comments

Sunak and Truss are the two final candidates for the leadership of the UK’s Conservative Party.

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip
# UK Hustings
# UK Hustings

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip

Updated Aug 17th 2022, 1:59 PM 41,294 Views 24 Comments

The Tory leadership contenders are to make their pitch to Conservative members in Belfast today.

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

Aug 10th 2022, 10:00 PM 20,299 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.

Truss and Sunak under pressure over plans to help UK households pay soaring bills
# Tory Election
# Tory Election

Truss and Sunak under pressure over plans to help UK households pay soaring bills

Aug 8th 2022, 8:56 AM 9,166 Views 7 Comments

The response to the cost-of-living crisis is the main battleground for the UK Conservative leadership candidates.

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race

Aug 7th 2022, 1:55 PM 12,203 Views 25 Comments

Rishi Sunak said the cuts would not help the most vulnerable amid the worsening cost-of-living crisis.

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 16,573 Views 13 Comments

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

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 19,322 Views 7 Comments

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

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 21,652 Views 25 Comments

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

Sunak branded a 'doomster' and Truss a 'booster' as Tory leadership race ploughs on
# Hustings
# Hustings

Sunak branded a 'doomster' and Truss a 'booster' as Tory leadership race ploughs on

Aug 1st 2022, 9:50 AM 17,844 Views 17 Comments

Hustings will take place in Exeter today.

# rishi-sunak - July July 2022

Sunak allies insist ‘all to play for’ in UK Tory leadership bid even as Truss pulls ahead
# The Race Is On
# The Race Is On

Sunak allies insist ‘all to play for’ in UK Tory leadership bid even as Truss pulls ahead

Jul 31st 2022, 2:44 PM 17,298 Views 16 Comments

Supporters of the former UK chancellor seized on a poll of Tory councillors showing him as neck-and-neck with Truss.

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