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# tories - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

House of Commons backs Johnson’s Covid tiers despite threat of rebellion from Tory MPs
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

House of Commons backs Johnson’s Covid tiers despite threat of rebellion from Tory MPs

Dec 1st 2020, 8:05 PM 9,812 Views 2 Comments

MPs voted for the measures to replace the second national lockdown in England by a majority of 213.

# tories - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Tory MP in UK criticised for saying ‘chaotic parents’ send children to school hungry
# John Penrose
# John Penrose

Tory MP in UK criticised for saying ‘chaotic parents’ send children to school hungry

Oct 27th 2020, 10:20 PM 25,837 Views 12 Comments

John Penrose is a former minister who is married to NHS Test and Trace chief Diana Harding.

# tories - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Neale Richmond: When Boris refers to an 'Australia-style' deal with the EU, he's talking through his hat
# Opinion
# Opinion

Neale Richmond: When Boris refers to an 'Australia-style' deal with the EU, he's talking through his hat

Oct 21st 2020, 8:45 AM 40,614 Views 64 Comments

The trade arrangements in place between Australia and the EU are nothing like a free-trade deal, writes Neale Richmond.

# tories - Monday 28 September, 2020

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 28,991 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.

# tories - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says
# Tories
# Tories

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says

Sep 15th 2020, 4:45 PM 35,743 Views 10 Comments

Charlie Elphicke was sentenced after being convicted of three counts of sexual assault on two women.

# tories - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'

Updated May 27th 2020, 8:44 PM 59,629 Views 72 Comments

The British Prime Minister is standing by his senior aide despite mounting pressure to fire him.

# tories - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge

Feb 16th 2020, 2:24 PM 20,541 Views 45 Comments

Johnson’s suggestion of the bridge has been branded “a vanity project” by Scotland’s Transport Secretary.

# tories - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

Dec 15th 2019, 4:43 PM 28,728 Views 48 Comments

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

# tories - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign
# All Over
# All Over

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

Dec 14th 2019, 9:30 AM 9,999 Views 10 Comments

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

# tories - Friday 13 December, 2019

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority
# Dusk Til Dawn
# Dusk Til Dawn

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Dec 13th 2019, 7:34 AM 18,656 Views 22 Comments

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

# tories - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
# Milking It
# Milking It

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 31,631 Views 38 Comments

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

# tories - Monday 9 December, 2019

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 24,962 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

# tories - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'
# General Election
# General Election

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'

Nov 24th 2019, 10:39 AM 8,833 Views 27 Comments

The British PM said he wants people “to enjoy their festive-season free from the seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama”.

# tories - Monday 21 October, 2019

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
# Crucial Vote
# Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,766 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# tories - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Parnell and Rees-Mogg: The ‘Uncrowned King of Ireland’ and the unworkable British parliament
# Opinion
# Opinion

Parnell and Rees-Mogg: The ‘Uncrowned King of Ireland’ and the unworkable British parliament

Sep 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,918 Views 8 Comments

Historian Donal Fallon writes about Charles Stewart Parnell, and how the Irish Parliamentary Party brought filibustering to Westminster.

# tories - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Scottish Tory leader expected to step down amid Brexit chaos
# Brexit
# Brexit

Scottish Tory leader expected to step down amid Brexit chaos

Aug 28th 2019, 7:39 PM 25,315 Views 20 Comments

Ruth Davidson has been leader of the Scottish Tories since 2011.

# tories - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster
# All Kicking Off
# All Kicking Off

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 55,301 Views 41 Comments

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

# tories - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?
# Now What
# Now What

Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen?

Aug 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,721 Views 8 Comments

Will he? Won’t he?

# tories - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader
# Tories
# Tories

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader

Jul 23rd 2019, 12:05 PM 36,081 Views 119 Comments

The Conservative Party’s 1922 committee made the announcement this morning at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre.

# tories - Saturday 13 July, 2019

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 25,170 Views 39 Comments

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

# tories - Saturday 6 July, 2019

As Conservatives get their postal ballots, some members have been getting two
# Early And Often
# Early And Often

As Conservatives get their postal ballots, some members have been getting two

Jul 6th 2019, 4:11 PM 12,248 Views 21 Comments

BBC News reported that more than 1,000 people had received multiple voting forms.

# tories - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated
# Number 10
# Number 10

Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated

Jun 20th 2019, 6:11 PM 22,010 Views 43 Comments

The vote will now open up to all party members, not just MPs, and the winner of the contest will be announced on the week of 22 July.

And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

And then there were three: Javid eliminated from Tory race as Johnson remains Prime Minister-in-waiting

Jun 20th 2019, 1:10 PM 16,554 Views 24 Comments

Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt are also still in the running.

# tories - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten
# Number 10
# Number 10

Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten

Jun 19th 2019, 6:12 PM 27,523 Views 80 Comments

It comes following a third round of voting by conservative MPs today.

Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast
# Whittled Down
# Whittled Down

Rory Stewart denies social media stunt during TV debate as Tory votes come thick and fast

Jun 19th 2019, 10:50 AM 36,080 Views 24 Comments

Stewart removed his tie mid-debate but denied it was pre-planned.

# tories - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated
# Tories
# Tories

Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated

Jun 18th 2019, 6:14 PM 29,740 Views 54 Comments

It comes following a second vote from Conservative MPs this afternoon.

# tories - Sunday 9 June, 2019

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK Home Secretary says Britain should pay Ireland half a billion pounds to break deadlock

Jun 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 112,297 Views 99 Comments

Sajid Javid said Britain has a moral duty to pay for a new border arrangement.

# tories - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader
# Race To The Top
# Race To The Top

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

May 26th 2019, 9:53 AM 8,581 Views 39 Comments

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

# tories - Friday 17 May, 2019

Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds
# Cruising
# Cruising

Boris Johnson has a massive lead in the Tory leadership contest, poll finds

May 17th 2019, 10:23 PM 30,956 Views 97 Comments

Johnson has a 26% lead over his nearest rival.

# tories - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?
# Ode To Joy
# Ode To Joy

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?

Apr 24th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,704 Views 14 Comments

There’s a small chance they won’t actually take part, but this is getting more and more unlikely.

# tories - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 7:00 PM 23,354 Views 46 Comments

The DUP is set to resume discussions with the British government on Monday ahead of an expected third Westminster vote.

# tories - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Feb 27th 2019, 9:24 PM 30,741 Views 27 Comments

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

# tories - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?
# Theresa May
# Theresa May

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?

Jan 16th 2019, 1:08 PM 16,641 Views 13 Comments

The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.

# tories - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?
# Analysis
# Analysis

After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?

Jan 15th 2019, 10:10 PM 21,580 Views 34 Comments

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

# tories - Friday 4 January, 2019

More than half of Tories would prefer no-deal Brexit over current agreement
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

More than half of Tories would prefer no-deal Brexit over current agreement

Jan 4th 2019, 2:04 PM 16,326 Views 56 Comments

There’s another headache for Theresa May.

# tories - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs

Updated Dec 12th 2018, 11:08 PM 69,639 Views 80 Comments

The British Prime Minister said today has been “a long and challenging day”.

# tories - Saturday 17 November, 2018

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through
# Endgame
# Endgame

May takes potshot at rivals as Brexiteer tells her not a 'cat in hell's chance' of getting Brexit deal through

Updated Nov 17th 2018, 6:13 PM 28,818 Views 67 Comments

Many Tories are irate at the deal reached between the UK and the EU, and they want to remove May from office because of it.

# tories - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'I'm logged in as Boris': Conservative Party conference app glitch revealed MPs' personal details
# Tory Tech
# Tory Tech

'I'm logged in as Boris': Conservative Party conference app glitch revealed MPs' personal details

Sep 29th 2018, 5:27 PM 16,260 Views 11 Comments

The party apologised for any concern caused.

# tories - Friday 28 September, 2018

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

Sep 28th 2018, 9:24 AM 24,380 Views 57 Comments

The plan will put pressure on Theresa May ahead of the Conservative Party conference.

# tories - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'
# Bojo Strikes Again
# Bojo Strikes Again

May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'

Updated Aug 7th 2018, 7:29 PM 31,636 Views 39 Comments

The UK’s former foreign secretary also compared the women to letterboxes.

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