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Conservative Party (UK): Centre-right political party in the United Kingdom
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, and also known colloquially as the Tories or simply the Conservatives, is a political party in the United Kingdom. Ideologically, the Conservatives sit on the centre-right of the British political spectrum. The Conservatives have been in government since 2010 and as of 2020, hold an overall majority in the House of Commons with 364 Members of Parliament. The party also has 245 unelected members of the House of Lords, 8 members of the London Assembly, 31 members of the Scottish Parliament, 11 members of the Welsh Parliament and 7,430 local authority councillors.

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PM must respond to ‘injustices’ after elderly protester held outside Parliament [Video]

PM must respond to ‘injustices’ after elderly protester held outside Parliament

Conservative MP Charles Walker expresses his outrage at the treatment of aprotester he saw being arrested outside of Parliament.

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Towns to receive Covid £3.6bn funding boost, Zahawi says [Video]

Towns to receive Covid £3.6bn funding boost, Zahawi says

Business Minsiter Nadhim Zahawi has said seven areas across England are to receive millions of pounds worth of funding to invest in their local economies throughout the Covid pandemic. The..

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Boris Johnson under pressure to detail ‘road-map out of lockdown’ [Video]

Boris Johnson under pressure to detail ‘road-map out of lockdown’

Boris Johnson is under pressure from scores of Conservative MPs to detail a“road-map out of lockdown” as more people in England come under the toughestcoronavirus restrictions. The Prime Minister..

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Rees-Mogg channels Peppa Pig to praise puddle jumping [Video]

Rees-Mogg channels Peppa Pig to praise puddle jumping

Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg recalled an episode of Peppa Pig as he gave his support for a puddle jumping contest. The World Puddle Jumping Championships are usually held at Wicksteed Park in..

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Deputy Labour leader accused of ‘scum’ insult during debate [Video]

Deputy Labour leader accused of ‘scum’ insult during debate

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner was engulfed in a row as she was accused of calling a Tory MP "scum" during a Covid-19 debate in the House of Commons. Conservative MP Chris Clarkson said the insult..

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Greater Manchester Mayor Burnham says he has full support [Video]

Greater Manchester Mayor Burnham says he has full support

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says he has the support of local Conservatives and rejects accusation of partisanship. He says leaders in Manchester were told Tier 3 may not work, and that..

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MP learns of friend’s Covid-19 death and pays spontaneous tribute [Video]

MP learns of friend’s Covid-19 death and pays spontaneous tribute

Conservative MP Andrea Jenkyns fought back tears after learning a friend haddied of Covid-19 shortly before she made a House of Commons speech. The MPpaid a spontaneous tribute to her former band..

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Highlights of Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party conference speech [Video]

Highlights of Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party conference speech

Boris Johnson used his Conservative Party conference speech to comment on allmajor issues facing the UK, saying the Government was working “night and dayto repel this virus”.

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Rishi Sunak speaks of ‘difficult trade-offs’ due to Covid crisis [Video]

Rishi Sunak speaks of ‘difficult trade-offs’ due to Covid crisis

Chancellor Rishi Sunak uses his speech at the Conservative Party virtualconference to stress he cannot protect every job, admitting “the pain ofknowing it only grows with each passing day”. Mr..

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Home Secretary announces ‘biggest overhaul of asylum system in decades’ [Video]

Home Secretary announces ‘biggest overhaul of asylum system in decades’

In a speech at the Conservative Party conference, Home Secretary Priti Patelcommitted to delivering “the biggest overhaul of our asylum system indecades”. She told those tuning into the online..

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Priti Patel promises to overhaul ‘broken’ asylum system [Video]

Priti Patel promises to overhaul ‘broken’ asylum system

Home Secretary Priti Patel has promised the biggest overhaul of the UK’s “fundamentally broken” asylum system in “decades”. Speaking at the Conservative Party conference, she insisted she..

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Protest hooliganism and thuggery is indefensible, says Patel [Video]

Protest hooliganism and thuggery is indefensible, says Patel

Home Secretary Priti Patel says the “hooliganism and thuggery” witnessed in recent protests are “indefensible”, as she hailed the UK’s police. Speaking at the Conservative Party..

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Dominic Raab tells Tory conference he feared the PM could have died from Covid-19 [Video]

Dominic Raab tells Tory conference he feared the PM could have died from Covid-19

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab tells the virtual Conservative Party conferencehe feared Boris Johnson could have died after he was admitted to intensivecare with Covid-19. Mr Raab stood in for the..

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