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Conservative Party (UK): Political party in the United Kingdom
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. The governing party since 2010, it is the largest in the House of Commons, with 313 Members of Parliament, and also has 249 members of the House of Lords, 18 members of the European Parliament, 31 Members of the Scottish Parliament, 11 members of the Welsh Assembly, eight members of the London Assembly and 8,916 local councillors.

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UK's Rudd opts out of Conservative Party leadership race: Telegraph

Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd has ruled herself out of the Conservative Party leadership race, the Telegraph newspaper reported.
Reuters - Published

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper

Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Conservative Party (UK)

Who could be the next Conservative leader? [Video]Who could be the next Conservative leader?

A look at five likely contenders for the Conservative leadership, after Theresa May announced her plan to step down as Prime Minister.

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UK Foreign Secretary To Continue Conservative Leadership [Video]UK Foreign Secretary To Continue Conservative Leadership

According to Reuters, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May. Hunt said it was “only..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

UK Conservative Lawmaker Graham Brady Considers Running For Prime Minister [Video]UK Conservative Lawmaker Graham Brady Considers Running For Prime Minister

According to Reuters, the BBC reported on Friday that British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party’s leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Theresa May resigns: How will the Conservative leadership race work? [Video]Theresa May resigns: How will the Conservative leadership race work?

The contest to find Britain's next Prime Minister has begun, but how does it work and how long will it take?

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Tory MP Peter Bone backs Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May [Video]Tory MP Peter Bone backs Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May

Conservative MP Peter Bone says he is backing Boris Johnson to be the next Tory leader after Theresa May announced she would resign as on June 7.

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There Will Be No Better Brexit Deal For New British PM [Video]There Will Be No Better Brexit Deal For New British PM

According to Reuters.com, "The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after..

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Could Boris Johnson Be The Next UK PM? [Video]Could Boris Johnson Be The Next UK PM?

After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity about her political career -- now she has announced..

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Politicians reacts to Theresa May's resignation [Video]Politicians reacts to Theresa May's resignation

Politicians react on Twitter to the resignation of Theresa May. May will step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7.

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Theresa May Resigns As PM [Video]Theresa May Resigns As PM

London (CNN)UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy -- Britain's withdrawal from the..

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Quits [Video]British Prime Minister Theresa May Quits

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce..

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British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU [Video]British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

Theresa May announces she will stand down as Conservative leader [Video]Theresa May announces she will stand down as Conservative leader

Theresa May has announced she is standing down as Tory party leader on Friday June 7.

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History will not be kind to Theresa May, political expert tells Euronews [Video]History will not be kind to Theresa May, political expert tells Euronews

Political expert Professor Tim Bale says history will not judge Theresa May kindly. The British Prime Minister is today widely expected to announce the date she will step down as Prime..

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Theresa May to stand down as Conservative leader [Video]Theresa May to stand down as Conservative leader

Theresa May has announced she is standing down as Tory party leader on Friday June 7.

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Who could be Britain's next Prime Minister? [Video]Who could be Britain's next Prime Minister?

Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit. Reuters looks at some of the Conservatives who have either said they plan to put themselves forward..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:42Published

Brexit Party's Nigel Farage votes in EU elections [Video]Brexit Party's Nigel Farage votes in EU elections

Nigel Farage said he hoped to be the "shortest lived MEP in history" as he cast his vote in the EU elections in Biggin Hill. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Andrea Leadsom Resigns From Theresa May's Government [Video]Andrea Leadsom Resigns From Theresa May's Government

According to Business Insider, the leader of the House of Commons has resigned in protest over the prime minister's Brexit plans. Conservative MP Andrea Leadsom announced she will leave Prime Minister..

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Theresa May Faces Pressure To Resign [Video]Theresa May Faces Pressure To Resign

According to CNN, Conservative Party lawmakers in England are calling for the prime minister to resign. Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat said it is now time for Prime Minister Theresa May to go, and..

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Australia's Conservative Party Headed For Unexpected Win At National Election [Video]Australia's Conservative Party Headed For Unexpected Win At National Election

According to a report by Reuters, Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable victory at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a path to victory through..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

David Lidington: The Iron Throne of the Conservative Party is not for me [Video]David Lidington: The Iron Throne of the Conservative Party is not for me

Cabinet Minister David Lidington said on a visit to the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland that the “Iron Throne” of the Conservative Party does not seem too tempting after working..

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Labour declares Brexit talks with Conservatives dead [Video]Labour declares Brexit talks with Conservatives dead

Brexit talks between the UK's Conservative and Labour parties have come to a close after six weeks - without reaching an agreement. Lauren Anthony reports.

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Who could replace Theresa May as Tory leader? [Video]Who could replace Theresa May as Tory leader?

Theresa May has agreed to set a timetable for the election of her successor as Tory leader amid growing speculation over who could replace her. Lack of confidence in the PM among Conservative MPs has..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Boris Johnson Will Run For UK Conservative Party Leadership [Video]Boris Johnson Will Run For UK Conservative Party Leadership

According to CNN, Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

 

Boris Johnson: The most infamous lies and untruths by the Conservative leadership candidate

Prominent Tory's falsehoods range from incorrect 14th century history to the EU banana police
Independent - Published

Theresa May: Who will be the next prime minister?

Runners and riders in the Conservative leadership race after Theresa May says she will step down.
BBC News - Published

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC

British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Jeremy Hunt will stand for Conservative party leadership after Theresa May resigns

Jeremy Hunt has confirmed he will stand to be leader of the Conservative Party just hours after Theresa May gave an emotional speech announcing her resignation.
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson: 12 of the Conservative leadership candidate's most calamitous mistakes and gaffes

Taking a look back at ex-foreign secretary's storied career
Independent - Published

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor?

Britain's Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will bring a new prime minister to power who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson voting record: What is Conservative leadership front runner's record on Brexit, climate change and benefits?

Brexiteer says 'of course' he will run to succeed Theresa May
Independent - Published

New prime minister to be in place by end of July, Tories announce

A new prime minister will be in No 10 by the end of July, the Tory party has announced – with a fast-tracked process likely to benefit the favourite Boris Johnson.
Independent - Published

New UK Conservative leader expected to be announced by late July

The result of the contest to find a new leader of the Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as British prime minister is expected to be announced before parliament breaks for its summer holiday,..
Reuters - Published

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election.
Reuters - Published

Text: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party, triggering a contest for a new prime minister who will have to try to break the impasse over..
Reuters - Published

Instant View: Reaction to British PM May's resignation

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's..
Reuters - Published

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's..
Reuters - Published

European elections: Conservatives will win 'zero seats' in EU elections wipeout, Brexiteer Tory MEP predicts

Tories heading for worst national election result in history
Independent - Published

Pressure for new confidence vote if PM May does not set exit date: 1922 treasurer

If Prime Minister Theresa May does not set a resignation date on Friday there will be overwhelming pressure to change the Conservative Party's rules over when her leadership can be challenged, the..
Reuters - Published

UK Conservative 1922 chairman to consult with committee after PM May meeting on Friday

The head of the Conservative Party's 1922 Committee, Graham Brady, said on Wednesday he would consult with the committee's executive following a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday.
Reuters - Published

UK PM May to meet 1922 Committee chair on Friday: lawmaker

British Prime Minister Theresa May will campaign in European elections on Thursday before meeting with the chair of her party's 1922 Committee on Friday, senior pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker Steve..
Reuters - Published

Business as usual for Britain's May, says lawmaker at Conservative meeting

British Prime Minister Theresa May will campaign in the European elections on Thursday and will meet the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee on Friday to discuss the rules governing..
Reuters - Published

UK PM May should stand down without delay: senior Conservative

Tom Tugendhat, a Conservative lawmaker tipped by some as a possible future party leader, on Wednesday called on British Prime Minister to stand down because her attempt to deliver Brexit has..
Reuters - Published

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor

Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how?

Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of..
Reuters - Published

Michael Heseltine: Conservative peer has party whip suspended after saying he will vote for Liberal Democrats

'Endorsing candidates of another party is not compatible with taking the Conservative whip in parliament,' says Tory spokesman
Independent - Published

Factbox: How will Britain allocate its seats to the European Parliament?

The European Parliament election in Britain on May 23 is expected to show the polarization of views over Brexit, with strongly pro-Brexit and pro-EU parties gaining at the expense of the governing..
Reuters - Published

Brexit news – live: Theresa May launches last-ditch bid to pass deal, as rivals compete for publicity in race to replace her

Conservative leadership race continues as health secretary refuses to rule out bid
Independent - Published

UK's Brexit Party maintains big lead in EU election poll

Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party has kept a big lead over both the ruling Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party in a poll on voting intentions for the European elections.
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to succeed PM May: poll

Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister,..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister?

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are..
Reuters - Published

Brexit's historical parallels aren't as obvious for the Conservative Party as you might think

It is tempting to imagine that Brexit is to Theresa May what the Corn Laws were to Robert Peel. But as Richard Gaunt explains in a new book, 'Will the Tory Party Ever Be the Same?', the truth is more..
Independent - Published

Brexit talks between Britain's two main parties about to end with no agreement: BBC

Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party are about to close without an agreement, the BBC said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

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