The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party and also known colloquially as the Tories or simply the Conservatives, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. The governing party since 2010, it holds an overall majority in the House of Commons with 365 Members of Parliament. It also has 234 members of the House of Lords, 4 members of the European Parliament, 31 Members of the Scottish Parliament, 11 members of the Welsh Assembly, 8 members of the London Assembly and 7,439 local councillors.
LONDON (AP) — Britain passed a major milestone on the road to Brexit when the House of Commons on Thursday approved a bill authorizing the country’s departure from the European Union at the end of.. WorldNews - Published
Labour must "win or die", shadow cabinet minister Angela Rayner warned as she launched her bid for the party's deputy leadership. Setting out the high stakes for the party, she said Labour faced "the..
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Conservative MPs cheered Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as he took he seat on Parliament's return to the House of Commons. It's the first sitting since a disastrous election for Labour in which they lost..
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Boris Johnson cannot "bludgeon" Scotland into seeing the world in the same way that he does, Nicola Sturgeon has said. She spoke with the Prime Minister in a phone call on Friday following the election..
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British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he did not want to go quickly after Labour suffered its worst election result since 1935 - and that he was prepared to remain leader..
Welsh Assembly member Nick Ramsay has been suspended from the Conservative Party and from its group in the Assembly following an incident on Wednesday, a Conservative spokesman has confirmed. Independent - Published
Austria's Conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz on Wednesday agreed to form a coalition government with the Greens after a final round of talks capping almost three months of negotiations. France 24 - Published
London: The UK government on Thursday confirmed plans to introduce a new visa for qualified doctors and nurses from countries around the world, including India, to address workforce shortages in the.. WorldNews - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a thumping election victory last week on a campaign to "get Brexit done," but not before some wealthy donors to his Conservative Party quietly took steps to.. Reuters - Published
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson signaled an end to Britain’s era of Brexit deadlock Thursday, announcing a packed legislative program intended to take the U.K. out of the European Union.. WorldNews - Published
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II will formally open a new session of Britain's Parliament on Thursday, with a speech giving the first concrete details of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to do.. WorldNews - Published
The Conservative Party has appointed Professor Swaran Singh of Warwick University to lead an independent review into improving party handling of complaints of all forms of discrimination and prejudice,.. Independent - Published
There’s nothing like a quick jaunt overseas to wait out an awkward office moment. Just ask Energy Minister Angus Taylor’s senior staffer, Josh Manuatu, who appeared among UK Prime Minister Boris.. The Age - Published
The top priority of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government is to leave the European Union on Jan. 31, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Sunday after the ruling Conservatives were.. Reuters - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited northern England on Saturday to meet newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its back on the opposition Labour.. USATODAY.com - Published
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited former strongholds of his Labour opponents in northern England on Saturday and pledged to repay their trust for helping to deliver a stunning victory for his.. Reuters - Published
FRANCE 24 journalists go to London to analyse the 'Blue Wave' of electoral gains for Boris Johnson's party, which the British PM cites as a renewed mandate for Brexit, as well as the Labour party's.. France 24 - Published
Britain's opposition Labour party finance spokesman John McDonnell will not be in his party's next shadow cabinet after Labour's heavy election defeat to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives,.. Reuters - Published
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heading to northern England on Saturday to meet newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its back.. WorldNews - Published
Demonstrators took to the streets of central London on Friday to protest the result of the UK's general election, which saw Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party win with a sizeable.. USATODAY.com - Published
LONDON — Exulting in his party’s sweeping election victory, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed Friday to swiftly steer the country out of the European Union — a move his vanquished foes.. WorldNews - Published
Stock markets and sterling gained on Friday as U.S.-China trade hopes and an election win for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party cleared two of the clouds on the global investment horizon. Reuters - Published
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left his Downing Street residence to ask Queen Elizabeth for formal permission to create a new government, after his Conservative Party won an unexpectedly.. Reuters - Published