Conservative Party (UK)

Political party in the United Kingdom

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The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, sometimes informally called the Tories, 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 312 Members of Parliament, and also has 249 members of the House of Lords, 4 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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Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following..
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Ex-foreign office minister Alan Duncan quit his post on Monday to try to force an emergency vote testing parliament's confidence in a new Conservative prime..
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A lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative party has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Prosecution Service said on..
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Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke is charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women.
Credit: BBC News - Published 15 hours ago

Likely new prime minister told he will soon be 'crawling back to the table' - begging the EU for an agreement
Credit: Independent - Published 1 day ago

A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself..
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For almost a decade, Alexander Temerko, who forged a career at the top of the Russian arms industry and had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin, has..
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By a margin of 41, MPs passed legislation which will stop the new prime minister from locking them out of the Commons in the run-up to Brexit day on 31 October
Credit: Independent - Published 4 days ago

Accusations of hypocrisy as Tory members aged 15 or over enjoy 'full voting rights' - while party fights lower voting age for public
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

Boris Johnson's team wants to hold a national election in the summer of 2020 and has started raising funds to hire more staff and prepare the Conservative Party..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Dominic Grieve says no deal 'unacceptable to a 'substantial number' of Conservative MPs
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Conservative leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have condemned Donald Trump's attack on a group of congresswomen - but neither would go as far..
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Guto Bebb is right to say the Conservatives have become the party of 'appealing to extremes'. His party should listen hard
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Guto Bebb says Tories are becoming party of English nationalists
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Exclusive: Warning on Wimbledon men's final day that action is needed to nurture next generation of stars
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Government insider predicts Conservatives' command of Commons will ebb long before 2022 election
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

The Conservative leadership frontrunner sticks to his line on trade after no-deal Brexit, despite a torrid grilling by Andrew Neil
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

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