The Tory candidate mired in controversy after comments of his emerged saying women should “keep their knickers on” while debating a rape case is no longer a candidate. Read his statement in full: “Five years ago I made ill-judged comments during an on-air radio discussion for which I made a genuine and heartfelt apology. Last […]
The Brexit Party candidate for Dudley South, Paul Brothwood, has quit the party and endorsed the local Conservative MP Mike Wood. The ex-UKIP councillor says he fears votes for the Brexit Party could help to elect a Labour-Lib Dem government. Since Nigel Farage threatened to stand in 600 seats nationally Brexit Party support as polled […]
Tim Shipman’s story in the Sunday Times about Hammond threatening to launch a “Blue Momentum” is a giggle. Hammond apparently fancies himself as the Tory version of Jon Lansman. A prize from the merchandising cupboard of a Guido mouse mat to whomever comes up with the best name for this new organisation. The Inert Tendency? […]
Following Guido’s exclusive yesterday, the Electoral Commission put out a bland statement that they were “monitoring non-party campaigners“. Tory vice-chairman Paul Scully has now written to the Electoral Commission to raise their concerns about Momentum’s failure to register as a non-party campaigner for the upcoming election. In less than 12 hours, Momentum claimed they’ve already […]
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The Liberal Democrats have geared up for the upcoming general election with a whopping £12,205 being spent on Facebook in the last week, more than every other major party put together. Labour and the Tories lag behind at £2,812 and £3,111 respectively. The SNP and The Brexit Party clearly haven’t got the memo, both failing […]
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This week former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson faced mounting calls to quit as an MSP over her £50,000 second job with a PR firm. These cries are set to increase as it further emerged she has also set up her own consultancy business, and t…
Sean Lafferty on the difficult challenges of a work life balance. Have you ever heard the story about the politician who struggled to find employment after their parliamentary duties had ended? No? Me neither. David Cameron is reportedly earning £120,0…
Former Tory Member of Parliament for Eddisbury Antoinette Sandbach has been deselected. Reports from the deselection meeting say there was overwhelming demand for a new candidate. She does like a Peoples’ Vote. The Association will now select a …
In what is being claimed as an excruciating typo, Islington Tories tweeted out an unusual suggestion for those dealing with mental health problems – that they “should be neutered and helped”. Awkward… The account quickly clarified that it did not want to sterilise the mentally ill, and called the tweet “a genuine mistake” that is […]
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To the surprise of virtually no one Rory Stewart announces “It’s been a great privilege to serve Penrith and The Border for the last ten years, so it is with sadness that I am announcing that I will be standing down at the next election, and that I have also resigned from the Conservative Party.” […]
Guido hears that some among the 21 ex-Tories who voted for the Benn ‘Surrender Act’ are sick to the hilt with the former leadership contender swanning TV studios taking credit for action against the government. The whispers are that Rory did not help at all with the bill, other than swooping in at the end […]
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This year’s Tory Conference will ditch the dreadful visuals of minor Cabinet ministers speaking to mostly empty auditorium. Last year 29 Cabinet ministers gave individual speeches. This year’s conference cuts that number down to just five. Major speeches will only be made by the Prime Minister, Chancellor, Foreign, and Home Secretaries, with one shorter presentation […]
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Amber Rudd was the least satisfactory member of the Cabinet in the eyes of Conservatives, according to the latest ConservativeHome polling. Pundits claiming Amber resigning will be a “huge loss for the Conservative Party” don’t understand the party or the reboot that is underway to align the party more closely with Brexit voters. Take their […]
Amber Rudd has resigned as Work and Pensions Secretary, and the Conservative Whip.
Read her resignation letter here:
UPDATE: Watch Rudd speak to the Sunday Times explaining her decision
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