John Major: Former Conservative PM urges people to vote for candidates running against Boris Johnson's Tories Major urges voters to back David Gauke, Dominic Grieve and Anne Milton against official Tory candidates Independent - Published 1 day ago
Tory candidate says disabled people should be paid less as they 'don't understand money' Sally-Ann Hart is Tory candidate for the marginal seat of Hastings and Rye Independent - Published 1 day ago
Sajid Javid defends Tory's spending plans labelled as 'not credible'
On a visit to Darlington-based Subsea Innovation, which manufactures technology used in offshore energy, Chancellor Sajid Javid responds to the IFS's claim that Labour and the Tories' spending plans..
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Boris Johnson announces plans for 1m new homes
Boris Johnson has tried his hand at bricklaying as he visited a new housing development to announce Tory plans to build a million more homes.
The prime minister smoothed cement and laid a few bricks..
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Sajid Javid sets out Tories' National Insurance policy
Sajid Javid has set out the Conservatives' National Insurance policy ahead of the party's election manifesto launch. Under a Tory government the National Insurance threshold would be raised from..
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Tories misled voters with Twitter rebrand, says Full Fact
Chief Executive of Full Fact Will Moy says the Conservative Party misled the public after it rebranded its official Twitter account as "factcheckUK".
He adds election laws need to be updated to..
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How Brexit blurs party lines in England's 'red wall'
With the certainty that the UK will leave the EU under a Labour government in doubt, northern English towns that are traditionally staunch in favor of the party could make a historic swing to the..
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Sturgeon: Vote for SNP is a vote to decide Scotland's future
Speaking on Arbroath Harbour, the SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her party is the only major challenger to the Conservative Party in every single Tory-held seat in Scotland. Report..
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Tories and Lib Dems in rival tree-planting pledges
The Conservative Party said they will triple tree-planting rates if they win the General Election. Former environment secretary Michael Gove blamed the Common Agricultural Policy for the Government not..
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Tories announce finance rates relief for flood affected area
After being criticised for their response to the floods, Robert Jenrick has said that the government are "doing absolutely everything we can to support people through this very difficult time". The..
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Nigel Farage: Leave vote is being split by the Tories
Nigel Farage has accused the Conservatives of putting "party before country" and risking splitting the Brexit vote in 140 Labour-held constituencies that the Tories have never won. Report by Khanomh...
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PM: Not voting Tory will deliver Corbyn led government
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said a vote for any other party will deliver a Jeremy Corbyn led government, which would lead to two more referendums, one on Brexit and one on Scotland's independence...
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John McDonnell: Ian Austin is employed by Tories
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell addresses Labour supporters at a rally in Liverpool, ahead of the General Election on December 12. Mr McDonnnell struck back at former colleague Ian Austin after the..
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Alun Cairns quits Cabinet at start of Tory election campaign launch
Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns has resigned after being accused of “brazenly lying” about his knowledge of an allegation that a Tory candidate had sabotaged a rape trial. The Cabinet minister’s..
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Which rebel Tory MPs have had the whip restored?
A look at the 10 Conservative MPs to have had the Tory whip restored after rebelling against the Government in a crucial Commons vote in September. Another 10 MPs have remained independent, while one..
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Margaret Beckett brands website hijack by Tories 'pathetic' Ed Barker admits he set up a site using Margaret Beckett's name, which urges people to vote for him. BBC News - Published 2 days ago
General election: Nigel Farage suffers major blow as three Brexit Party MEPs resign to join Tories Annunziata Rees-Mogg says: 'Conservatives are the only option for Brexit supporters and democrats alike' Independent - Published 2 days ago Boris Johnson says general election result could be 'very tight' as Tory poll lead narrows Prime minister's comment appears to be bid to fend off Tory complacency Independent - Published 4 days ago
Tories buy fake website bearing Labour MP's name as party intensifies 'dirty tricks' campaign Domain name margaretbeckett.com attacks Labour – instead of promoting the party's former foreign secretary Independent - Published 4 days ago
General election: British newspapers' attacks on Labour have intensified while Tories continue to get positive coverage, study finds Jeremy Corbyn's party met with deepening hostility while Tories lose shine as election campaign enters end stages Independent - Published 5 days ago
Tories announce plan to force EU citizens to apply for US-style visa waiver to enter UK Experts quick to point out similar system will exist for Britons visiting Europe after Brexit Independent - Published 5 days ago Tories accused of 'criminalising Gypsies and protecting illegal fox-hunting' under crackdown on trespass 'To target a tiny part of the population in this way is just plain wrong and appears racist,' charity says Independent - Published 1 week ago
'People are deeply unhappy with Boris Johnson': Brexit rebel Dominic Grieve on challenging his own Tory majority As an independent candidate, the former Tory hopes pro-EU voters can help him deprive his old party of a plum seat Independent - Published 1 week ago
Tories dismiss concerns over Donald Trump and NHS as 'conspiracy theory' Large part of seven-way election debate focused on health service Independent - Published 1 week ago
General election 2019: BBC complains to Tories over Facebook advert BBC lawyers ask the Tories to stop running a Facebook advert using edited footage of its reporters. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
'A coward and a bully': Tories threaten Channel 4 after Boris Johnson replaced with melting ice sculpture The prime minister has refused to take part in a climate change debate Independent - Published 1 week ago Tory MP candidate apologises for telling Sikh rival he is 'talking through his turban' A former Tory minister has apologised after he was accuse of telling his Sikh rival he was "talking through his turban" during an election debate. Independent - Published 1 week ago
IFS manifesto analysis: Neither Tories nor Labour is 'being honest' with voters about tax hikes Analysis also points out 'stark choice' between radical Labour and Liberal Democrat proposals - and ultra- cautious Tory plans Independent - Published 1 week ago Election: Tory peer Michael Heseltine urges Conservatives to reject Johnson's 'grand delusion' and back Lib Dems Lord Heseltine lost the Tory whip earlier this year Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Tory candidate gets friend to pose as 'fake swing voter' as party's disinformation campaign continues Ashfield Tory candidate's ruse is latest in string of Tory 'fake news' incidents Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Boris Johnson flounders as he fails to defend Tories' fake fact checker at Tory manifesto launch Prime minister cannot find an answer when challenged over the 'fake news' social media feed used by his party Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Tories raise 26 times more than Labour from big money donors in first week of election The Conservatives raised 26 times as much cash from big money donors as the Labour party in the first week of the election campaign, official figures show. Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Labour manifesto: Jeremy Corbyn vows to reverse public sector pay freeze with 5% boost for vital staff In a major boost to workers, Labour will overturn the legacy of the Tory pay cap Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Tories set up fake Labour manifesto website as party's disinformation spree continues Conservatives pay Google to promote website Independent - Published 2 weeks ago General election: Boris Johnson blurts out Tory tax plans when challenged by worker during factory visit Prime minister says point at which workers pay National Insurance will be raised to £9,500 in next year's budget, but gives no timetable for final rise to £12,500 Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Tory ignorance of food banks exposed in figures blunder, Labour says 'It shows the Tories are so out of touch they don't even know how food banks operate' Independent - Published 2 weeks ago Election debate: Tories dismiss criticism over Twitter 'fact-checking' row The party says it is entitled to rebut "nonsense" amid calls for action over rebranded Twitter account. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Boris Johnson news - live: Outrage grows over Tories' 'dystopian' fake fact checker after PM and Corbyn jeered by audience in first TV election debate Follow for live updates from the election campaign Independent - Published 2 weeks ago FactcheckUK: How Twitter's rules let Tories convincingly rebrand as fact checkers The Conservatives have been attacked over a trick that saw them rebrand as supposed fact-checkers on Twitter and then use that account to post anti-Labour propaganda. Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Conservatives accused of 'peddling fake law' with pledge to jail child killers for life Legal experts accuse Tories of creating 'nonsense' policies after years of cuts to criminal justice system Independent - Published 3 weeks ago 'Nuisance' council tenants 'should live in tents' says Ashfield Tory candidate Tory candidate Lee Anderson's idea amounts to "forced labour camps", Labour says. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Tory candidate claims 'nuisance tenants' should have to live in field and pick potatoes at 6am Lee Anderson, the Conservative candidate in Ashfield, accused of 'targeting vulnerable people' after appearing to propose forced labour Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Gordon Brown accuses Tories of 'whipping up English nationalism' Former prime minister worries general election could tear country apart Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Tories set to unveil plan to cut business rates Move comes as CBI director general criticises both Conservative and Labour policies Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Nigel Farage accuses Tories of 'corruption' as he insists it is 'fact' that Brexit Party candidates were offered jobs to stand down Brexit Party leader hits back after Conservatives deny claims that he and others were offered peerages if they stood aside Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Tory supporters trail Brexit Party voters in backing crackdown on illegal fox-hunting People hoping to elect a Conservative MP give lower support than all political rivals for jail terms and tougher laws Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Boris Johnson news - live: Labour cuts Tory poll lead as EU says Brexit can still be stopped at general election Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Government funding for 'left behind' towns being spent in wealthier Tory marginals, analysis reveals More than half of towns set to benefit from £3.6bn fund are held by Tory MPs, despite vast majority of poorest areas being in Labour constituencies Independent - Published 3 weeks ago General election 2019: Kate Griffiths selected as Tory candidate Andrew Griffiths backs his wife Kate Griffiths to represent his old consistency after standing down. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Labour accuse Tories of neglecting North after government's 'woeful' response to flooding 'Just imagine this had happened in Surrey instead of Yorkshire and the East Midlands - I think it would have been a very different story,' says Labour leader before visiting flood-hit Doncaster Independent - Published on November 12, 2019 After one poll puts Tory lead over Labour at just 6 points – is the election race tightening? Analysis: One survey is not enough to suggest gap is closing, but evidence suggests both parties are gaining support Independent - Published on November 12, 2019
Tory treasury minister mocked by live audience for refusing to cost party's spending plans while claiming to know Labour's Laughter as Rishi Sunak fails – four times – to answer question on the 'cost of Johnson', despite hotly-disputed Tory dossier on 'cost of Corbyn' Independent - Published on November 12, 2019 Nigel Farage claims he was offered peerage days before standing down Brexit Party candidates in Tory-held seats 'Serious questions should be asked about what Boris Johnson offered to Nigel Farage in exchange for this deal' Independent - Published on November 11, 2019
Tory plan to water down Human Rights Act to protect ex-soldiers would turn UK into pariah, experts warn Move could end in Britain leaving the European Convention on Human Rights altogether, prime minister told Independent - Published on November 11, 2019 General election 2019: Labour and Tories in Armistice Day forces vows Armistice Day pledges include a Tory vow to protect combat veterans from "vexatious" legal action. BBC News - Published on November 11, 2019
General election 2019: Nick Conrad replaced by Broadland Tories Nick Conrad is replaced as the Conservatives' Broadland candidate by Tory peer's son Jerome Mayhew. BBC News - Published on November 10, 2019 UK parties row over spending plans Shadow chancellor John McDonnell calls a Tory report on Labour's spending proposals "fake news". BBC News - Published on November 10, 2019
Tory minister accused of 'whitesplaining' Islamophobia to senior Muslim Conservative Sayeeda Warsi Matt Hancock sparks row for claiming other Conservatives took 'more balanced approach' than Tory peer Independent - Published on November 9, 2019 Labour fall behind Tories in northern strongholds as main parties' support slumps, major new poll indicates A slump in Labour support since the last election has seen Jeremy Corbyn's party fall behind Tories in its northern strongholds, a massive new poll of more than 11,000 people has found. Independent - Published on November 8, 2019
Tories paying to push anti-Corbyn interview with ex-Labour MP Ian Austin to voters Party promoting BBC Today programme interview with ex-MP critic of Labour leader Independent - Published on November 8, 2019 General election: Sajid Javid hints at tax cuts in Tory manifesto as he rips up fiscal rules Labour and Tories go head to head over the economy as election campaign begins in earnest Independent - Published on November 7, 2019
'Employed by the Tories': John McDonnell attacks ex-Labour MP who urged people to vote Conservative to stop Corbyn Party embroiled in antisemitism row as Jewish Chronicle calls on voters not to back Corbyn Independent - Published on November 7, 2019 General election: Large proportion of students willing to vote tactically over Brexit, poll suggests Tories could lose seats in university constituencies, experts say Independent - Published on November 7, 2019