Conservative party

parties

Changing the script: the shifting character of Britain’s political parties

December 11, 2019 11:35 pm

There has been a transformation in what they stand for and who they appeal to

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The five groups of voters the Tories are targeting

November 14, 2019 10:49 am

The party’s electoral strategy rests on persuading voters who’ve never voted Conservative in their lives to go blue

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Boris Johnson’s fate will be decided by Liberal Democrat voters

November 7, 2019 10:32 am

The British PM is not fully in control of his own destiny

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The lie that could dominate Britain’s election

November 1, 2019 1:15 pm

Labour is adamant that the Tories want to sell the NHS off to America

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The voters who will prove pivotal at the next UK election

October 9, 2019 10:02 am

A new report declares the current British electorate the most volatile in modern times

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‘I’m the most liberal Conservative PM in decades’, Boris tells his cabinet

September 10, 2019 1:41 pm

With parliament not sitting, can Boris Johnson dominate the news agenda for the next five weeks?

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Boris Johnson denied desired election

September 4, 2019 5:31 pm

A snap poll next month remains likely

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: I’m prejudiced against the Oxford comma

August 8, 2019 1:39 pm

My aim is to be polite to my constituents, who after all employ me — to address them correctly and be clear

Britain is heading for a November 1 election

August 8, 2019 12:24 am

If Boris’s parliamentary opponents want to push the constitutional boundaries, then his team will do the same

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Boris bloodbath: Britain’s new PM is a weak man posing as a tough guy

July 24, 2019 4:42 pm

He does not want to be loved. He wants to dominate and to command: he wants to be obeyed

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Full text: Boris Johnson’s victory speech

July 23, 2019 7:55 am

‘I say to all the doubters: dude, we are going to energize the country’

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Boris Johnson will soon be the most popular leader in the world

July 22, 2019 11:33 am

Pranks, jokes and inventive ideas – ‘wheezes’ as he calls them – pour out of him

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‘We will no longer deal with him’ was the end of Sir Kim Darroch

July 10, 2019 2:41 pm

Serious people in Britain should focus their attention on discovering the person or persons who leaked the cables

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Watch Boris Johnson’s bizarre admission: ‘I make model buses to relax’

June 25, 2019 11:15 am

Let’s check in on Britain’s answer to Trump

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The Rory Stewart delusion

June 17, 2019 12:01 pm

If you want to practice big tent politics you have to offer at least something to everyone you want to entice into it

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End this farce and elect Boris now!

June 13, 2019 11:20 am

All the commentary about Boris’s unsuitable character sounds a lot like sour acceptance of the inevitable

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Boris Johnson had an easy ride at his campaign launch

June 12, 2019 1:46 pm

‘I cannot swear I’ve always observed a top speed-limit of 70 mph’

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Everything about Boris Johnson is phony

June 11, 2019 12:37 pm

Johnson believes in the advance of Johnson. That’s all there is

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Gove pitches himself as the liberal candidate in the Tory leadership race

June 6, 2019 7:34 am

‘The L word is not a dirty word.’

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How to save the Tory party

June 6, 2019 6:35 am

What should the Conservatives do? Become Conservative is the obvious answer

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What we can learn from Trump: Jeremy Hunt interviewed

June 6, 2019 6:31 am

The British Foreign Secretary on Trump, China and his bid to be prime minister

tory leadership

The race for the Tory leadership is as fractured as it is crowded

June 6, 2019 6:28 am

Competition drives up standards. Rory Stewart has, for example, made the other candidates better on social media

rory stewart

The refreshing ridiculousness of Rory Stewart

May 28, 2019 7:09 am

An unusual would-be leader is on a strange quest to take over Britain

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The deal on Theresa May’s resignation is done

May 23, 2019 5:43 pm

The British PM has no choice but to set an unbreakable date for her departure

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Theresa May has boxed herself in

December 12, 2018 5:51 pm

She stays because she has promised to go