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# tories - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

Environment groups criticise appointment of Jacob Rees-Mogg to UK energy and climate role
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Environment groups criticise appointment of Jacob Rees-Mogg to UK energy and climate role

Sep 7th 2022, 12:15 PM 26,175 Views 31 Comments

Rees-Mogg has warned against ‘climate alarmism’ and said that oil firms need to stay profitable.

From student Lib Dem to Tory PM: What you need to know about Liz Truss
# Trussed Up
# Trussed Up

From student Lib Dem to Tory PM: What you need to know about Liz Truss

Sep 7th 2022, 12:05 AM 16,842 Views 8 Comments
  • Liz Truss has officially taken up the mantle as the UK's new prime minister.
  • Here's a look at her history, her relationship with Ireland and the policies she promised during her campaign, Lauren Boland reports.

# tories - Monday 5 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

# tories - Sunday 4 September, 2022

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 41,445 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 22,799 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.

# tories - Thursday 1 September, 2022

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 8,352 Views 1 Comment

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

# tories - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Boris Johnson evades questions when asked about potential return to politics
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Boris Johnson evades questions when asked about potential return to politics

Aug 30th 2022, 6:02 PM 15,731 Views 10 Comments

A Tory former leadership rival and critic of the Prime Minister has warned Boris Johnson could try and make a comeback.

# tories - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour

Aug 7th 2022, 7:30 AM 28,893 Views 32 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the government here owe it to the people to hold firm as UK politics continues to face upheaval.

# tories - 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 19,309 Views 7 Comments

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

Rishi Sunak brags of his work diverting public funds from ‘deprived urban areas’
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Rishi Sunak brags of his work diverting public funds from ‘deprived urban areas’

Aug 5th 2022, 11:43 AM 28,505 Views 20 Comments

The former chancellor is seen in a video telling Tory members of his work as he fights the leadership campaign.

# tories - 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 21,629 Views 25 Comments

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

# tories - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Liz Truss wins polling boost over Rishi Sunak and backing of Sajid Javid
# Leadership
# Leadership

Liz Truss wins polling boost over Rishi Sunak and backing of Sajid Javid

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 9:19 PM 25,071 Views 16 Comments

One poll of the Tory party members who will chose the next prime minister put Ms Truss 34 points ahead of her rival.

# tories - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Tory petition resisting Johnson's resignation as 'Boris bus' may protest leader debates
# Tories
# Tories

Tory petition resisting Johnson's resignation as 'Boris bus' may protest leader debates

Jul 26th 2022, 1:31 PM 23,576 Views 10 Comments

There may be a “Boris bus” to bring supporters to protest at hustings for the leadership race to choose Johnson’s successor.

# tories - Thursday 21 July, 2022

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 41,266 Views 47 Comments

Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak?

# tories - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Tory leadership race: Zahawi and Hunt dumped from contest in first round
# Leadership Charge
# Leadership Charge

Tory leadership race: Zahawi and Hunt dumped from contest in first round

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 5:51 PM 25,762 Views 25 Comments

The race for the Conservative leadership tightened to six candidates today.

# tories - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Who is in the running to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister?
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Who is in the running to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister?

Jul 7th 2022, 7:33 PM 24,951 Views 23 Comments

Some potential contenders have already made their ambitions clear, while others are yet to announce their candidacy.

# tories - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

From resignations to Russian revelations - the timeline of a sorry 24 hours for Boris Johnson
# Timeline
# Timeline

From resignations to Russian revelations - the timeline of a sorry 24 hours for Boris Johnson

Jul 6th 2022, 5:53 PM 26,965 Views 15 Comments

The UK Prime Minister has been dealt the biggest blow of his premiership in the last 24 hours.

Tories call for end of Boris Johnson’s premiership as new Chancellor denies threatening to quit
# Showing The Door
# Showing The Door

Tories call for end of Boris Johnson’s premiership as new Chancellor denies threatening to quit

Updated Jul 6th 2022, 7:40 AM 42,511 Views 26 Comments

Cabinet ministers, MPs and former Tory politicians have issued a slew of criticisms against the British prime minister.

# tories - Friday 1 July, 2022

Tory MP loses party whip as formal complaint lodged with Westminster's harassment watchdog
# Conservative Party
# Conservative Party

Tory MP loses party whip as formal complaint lodged with Westminster's harassment watchdog

Jul 1st 2022, 8:56 PM 13,217 Views 14 Comments

Chris Pincher quit as Tory deputy chief whip yesterday after a drunken incident in which he allegedly groped two other men.

# tories - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Conservative MP quits as deputy chief whip after drunken incident at private Tory club
# Resignation
# Resignation

Conservative MP quits as deputy chief whip after drunken incident at private Tory club

Jun 30th 2022, 10:45 PM 38,135 Views 28 Comments

The MP said he “drank far too much” and “embarrassed” himself and others.

# tories - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU

Jun 29th 2022, 9:11 AM 20,903 Views 24 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the latest Tory moves in Westminster show a blatant disregard for the will of the people.

# tories - Monday 23 May, 2022

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do

Updated May 23rd 2022, 10:28 PM 82,953 Views 31 Comments

The UK PM is seen raising a glass while surrounded by at least nine people and six bottles of wine during the second lockdown.

# tories - Thursday 19 May, 2022

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape
# Westminster
# Westminster

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape

May 19th 2022, 10:56 AM 8,016 Views 0 Comments

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said discussions are ongoing to decide on the matter.

# tories - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail

May 18th 2022, 8:49 AM 12,364 Views 0 Comments

Tory chief whip Chris Heaton-Harris urged the unnamed MP in his 50s to stay away from Parliament.

# tories - Friday 13 May, 2022

Tory MP who resigned after watching porn in House of Commons won't rule out running in by-election
# Neil Parish
# Neil Parish

Tory MP who resigned after watching porn in House of Commons won't rule out running in by-election

May 13th 2022, 11:49 AM 8,447 Views 14 Comments

Neil Parish is considering using his support in the farming community to stand as an independent candidate.

# tories - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Tories step up pressure on Keir Starmer over ‘beergate’ row
# Ah Keir
# Ah Keir

Tories step up pressure on Keir Starmer over ‘beergate’ row

May 8th 2022, 8:32 AM 10,949 Views 12 Comments

A leaked memo suggested the beer and curry Starmer had with colleagues during UK coronavirus restrictions was planned in advance.

# tories - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats

May 7th 2022, 9:28 AM 16,248 Views 7 Comments

Labour celebrated gains but their joy was overshadowed by the announcement of a police probe into whether Keir Starmer broke lockdown rules.

# tories - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP
# UK
# UK

Tory Neil Parish admits watching pornography in House of Commons and quits as MP

Updated Apr 30th 2022, 3:25 PM 28,787 Views 0 Comments

Parish had initially vowed to continue working as an MP after he was suspended from the party yesterday.

# tories - Friday 29 April, 2022

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Tory MP Neil Parish suspended pending investigation into House of Commons pornography claim

Apr 29th 2022, 5:07 PM 25,549 Views 0 Comments

Senior Conservative colleagues had decried reports of the incident as “shameful”.

# tories - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Probe into claims Tory MP watched pornography in Commons chamber
# The Tories
# The Tories

Probe into claims Tory MP watched pornography in Commons chamber

Apr 27th 2022, 1:43 PM 17,387 Views 15 Comments

The Conservative chief whip is looking into the ‘wholly unacceptable’ allegations.

# tories - Monday 25 April, 2022

Boris Johnson writes to Angela Rayner to insist ‘Basic Instinct’ claim was not in his name
# Deputy Labour Leader
# Deputy Labour Leader

Boris Johnson writes to Angela Rayner to insist ‘Basic Instinct’ claim was not in his name

Updated Apr 25th 2022, 12:40 PM 57,722 Views 34 Comments

The claims, which were reportedly made by an unnamed Tory MP to the Mail on Sunday, have been widely condemned as sexist.

# tories - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Tory MP accused of ‘immoral and offensive bile’ over Ukrainian refugees
# Daniel Kawczynski
# Daniel Kawczynski

Tory MP accused of ‘immoral and offensive bile’ over Ukrainian refugees

Mar 10th 2022, 7:30 AM 33,067 Views 12 Comments

Daniel Kawczynski was severely criticised by a senior Conservative colleague.

# tories - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor

Jan 29th 2022, 7:43 AM 29,483 Views 15 Comments

Reports are circulating of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.

# tories - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 10:23 PM 21,264 Views 14 Comments

The announcement of a Scotland Yard investigation into some of the alleged parties has complicated the process.

# tories - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 4:28 PM 35,196 Views 12 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

# tories - Saturday 22 January, 2022

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
# Met Police
# Met Police

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims

Jan 22nd 2022, 11:13 AM 34,232 Views 9 Comments

Chris Bryant said threats to withdraw funding from constituencies of MPs seeking to oust the PM should be referred to the police.

# tories - Friday 21 January, 2022

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson

Updated Jan 21st 2022, 2:17 PM 42,111 Views 33 Comments

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.

# tories - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’

Jan 20th 2022, 7:10 AM 11,291 Views 9 Comments

David Davis warned Tories the party faces “dying a death of 1,000 cuts” if MPs do not swiftly oust the prime minister.

# tories - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Leadership challenge ‘on the cards’ after Boris Johnson suffers largest rebellion
# Tory Party
# Tory Party

Leadership challenge ‘on the cards’ after Boris Johnson suffers largest rebellion

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 11:30 PM 72,536 Views 54 Comments

A senior Tory said if Johnson did not make changes, many would think it was time for a change.

# tories - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Explainer: Why is there uproar over a Number 10 party that happened last Christmas?
# Wham
# Wham

Explainer: Why is there uproar over a Number 10 party that happened last Christmas?

Dec 8th 2021, 2:51 PM 17,513 Views 10 Comments

A look at why Boris Johnson has launched an investigation into a “cheese and wine” gathering at Number 10.

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