The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. Presently led by Theresa May, it has been the governing party since 2010. It presently has 314 Members of Parliament in the House of Commons, 249 members of the House of Lords, and 18 members of the European Parliament. It also has 31 Members of the Scottish Parliament, 12 members of the Welsh Assembly, eight members of the London Assembly and 9,008 local councillors. One of the major parties of UK politics, it has formed the government on 45 occasions, more than any other party.
A delay to Brexit creates problems and can only be justified if British Prime Minister Theresa May can change her withdrawal deal, former Conservative party leader Iain Duncan Smith said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
The British government may be gearing up for some big changes. Reuters reports Britain's senior Conservative party leaders have told Prime Minister Theresa May that she will have to set a date for her..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May fought to win support for her plans for an orderly Brexit, urging skeptical Conservative Party members to vote for her deal or..
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Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell attacked Philip Hammond and the Conservatives over their handling of Brexit. The Labour MP made the speech ahead of the Chancellor's Spring Statement..
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According to Business Insider, three members of parliament quit the UK's Conservative Party in protest of the prime minister's Brexit plans. On Feb. 20th, Sarah Wollaston, Heidi Allen, and Anna Soubry..
Reuters reports British Prime Minister Theresa May headed to Brussels on Wednesday after three pro-EU lawmakers from her Conservative Party undermined her Brexit strategy. Britain is due to leave the..
Prime Minister Theresa May was dealt another blow on her Brexit strategy on Thursday. Reuters reports Brexit supporters in May's Conservative Party decided to abstain from Thursday's vote. May has been..
Prime Minister Theresa May was defeated in a symbolic vote in parliament on her Brexit strategy on Thursday, undermining her negotiating strength in talks with the European Union to secure changes to..
According to Reuters, British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the backing of parliament to seek changes to her Brexit deal, thanks in large part to a peace accord between both eurosceptic and pro-EU..
In a week when Brexit was plunged into deeper uncertainty, eurosceptics in Theresa May's Conservative Party are eyeing their dream scenario - a new prime minister and a new deal to leave the European.. Reuters - Published
Cracks appeared in the ranks of rebel Conservative lawmakers opposed to Prime Minister Theresa's May's Brexit plans on Monday but she had yet to win over enough hardliners to get her EU departure deal.. Reuters - Published
Brexit-supporting Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Monday that a bad exit deal was better than staying in the European Union, the strongest hint to date that he might support May's deal. Reuters - Published
A lawmaker from Britain's governing Conservatives quit his local party on Saturday because of clashes over Brexit, as the decision to leave the European Union continues to reshape loyalties in the.. Reuters - Published
An influential group of Brexit-supporting Conservative lawmakers will vote against all the suggested changes to a government proposal to delay Brexit, three members of the European Research Group said.. Reuters - Published
A euroskeptic lawmaker from British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Thursday that he would not vote for her "rancid" Brexit deal, even if there was a risk of a long delay in.. Reuters - Published
Conservative lawmaker Steve Baker said his pro-Brexit faction would table an amendment to allow British Prime Minister Theresa May to extend the time period in which Britain can agree a deal to leave.. Reuters - Published
Conservative euroskeptic lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg said he did not believe the position of Theresa May as Britain's prime minister was endangered by the prospect of a likely loss in Tuesday evening's.. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Theresa May battled to win support for her plans for an orderly Brexit on Tuesday, urging skeptical Conservative Party members to vote for her deal or risk not leaving the European Union.. Reuters - Published
Britain's exit from the European Union hung in the balance on Tuesday after Prime Minister Theresa May's newly won assurances on her divorce deal failed to win over the main Brexit faction in her.. Reuters - Published
An influential pro-Brexit faction of lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives said on Tuesday it would not be voting for her Brexit deal as the assurances received from the European.. Reuters - Published
British Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg said he was waiting for legal advice on whether to back changes to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, adding that parliament might need to delay.. Reuters - Published