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#Tory leadership race

# tory-leadership-race - This year 2022

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 89,252 Views 62 Comments

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

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?

Ireland’s Europe Minister hopes Truss would set ‘good’ pattern on Brexit issues
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ireland’s Europe Minister hopes Truss would set ‘good’ pattern on Brexit issues

Aug 21st 2022, 6:30 PM 15,430 Views 15 Comments

Thomas Byrne hopes that talks on resetting Brexit could still be held.

Michael Gove backs Rishi Sunak and says Liz Truss is on ‘holiday from reality’
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Michael Gove backs Rishi Sunak and says Liz Truss is on ‘holiday from reality’

Aug 20th 2022, 10:15 AM 18,554 Views 14 Comments

The former Cabinet minister suggested the Foreign Secretary’s proposals would put ‘the stock options of FTSE 100 executives’ before the poorest.

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.

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.

Truss allies deny ‘black ops’ campaign against Mordaunt as Tory leadership race heats up
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Truss allies deny ‘black ops’ campaign against Mordaunt as Tory leadership race heats up

Jul 15th 2022, 11:26 AM 15,638 Views 10 Comments

Liz Truss, the Foreign Secretary, is bidding to consolidate and increase support from the right of the Tory party, in the face of a surge by Penny Mordaunt.

Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM

Jul 14th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,482 Views 17 Comments

The First Minister spoke out at the launch of a new paper promoting Scottish independence.

Eight go forward into first round of voting in the Tory leadership race
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Eight go forward into first round of voting in the Tory leadership race

Updated Jul 12th 2022, 6:35 PM 47,193 Views 23 Comments

Prominent Boris Johnson loyalists backed Liz Truss in move to prevent Rishi Sunak entering No 10.

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi announces ambition to be next British prime minister
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi announces ambition to be next British prime minister

Jul 9th 2022, 7:49 PM 28,303 Views 21 Comments

The former education secretary becomes the third serving Government minister to kick off their campaign for the Tory leadership.

# tory-leadership-race - All time

Boris Johnson under pressure to 'explain' late-night incident after neighbour goes public
# Tom Penn
# Tom Penn

Boris Johnson under pressure to 'explain' late-night incident after neighbour goes public

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 1:35 PM 78,775 Views 130 Comments

MP Liam Fox said today it would be “easier” for the Tory leadership contender to clarify what happened.

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 10,301 Views 23 Comments

Boris Johnson remains the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May.

Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate
# Channel 4
# Channel 4

Tory leadership candidates clash over Brexit and no-show Boris in first TV debate

Jun 17th 2019, 7:02 AM 17,559 Views 13 Comments

The 90-minute debate on Channel 4 featured the five remaining candidates and an empty podium for Johnson.

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 36,031 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”.

Quiz: Can you name the Tory leadership candidates?
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Quiz: Can you name the Tory leadership candidates?

Jun 8th 2019, 8:00 PM 22,043 Views 24 Comments

The race is on to succeed Theresa May – how well do you know the candidates?