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Political party in the United Kingdom

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Conservative Party (UK): Political party in the United Kingdom
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.

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Brexit: Cabinet ministers openly at war as MPs threatened with general election for defying Theresa May

Commons bid to seize control dramatically torpedoed by Brexit secretary - as leading Tories deny plot to topple prime minister
Independent - Published

UK’s Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit

uk’s theresa may faces pressure to step down to save brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing increased pressure from her own Conservative Party to either resign or to set a date for stepping down in order to build support...
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Conservative Party (UK)

Theresa May holds crisis meeting at Chequers [Video]Theresa May holds crisis meeting at Chequers

Theresa May is holding a crisis meeting with a number of Conservative MPs at Chequers. The meeting is expected to be attended by Brexit advocates Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

Theresa May May Quit [Video]Theresa May May Quit

Theresa May could step down in a matter of days. Reports say her most senior ministers will on Monday tell her to quit after her leadership hit rock bottom. The prime minister has lost the support of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

If Theresa May quits, who could be the next Tory leader? [Video]If Theresa May quits, who could be the next Tory leader?

A look at who could succeed Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party amid reports that Cabinet ministers are plotting to force her out of office.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

In Exchange For Passing Her Brexit Deal, Conservatives Want May's Departure [Video]In Exchange For Passing Her Brexit Deal, Conservatives Want May's Departure

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Theresa May Receives A Brexit Boost, But Is It Enough? [Video]Theresa May Receives A Brexit Boost, But Is It Enough?

According to Reuters, 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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A bad deal is better than remaining in the EU [Video]Jacob Rees-Mogg: A bad deal is better than remaining in the EU

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg discusses Theresa May's Brexit deal on Nick Ferrari at Breakfast, LBC.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:21Published

May 'regrets' parliament voting down EU deal [Video]May 'regrets' parliament voting down EU deal

British lawmakers crushingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's deal to quit the European Union on Tuesday, thrusting Brexit into turmoil just 17 days before the planned departure date. Rough Cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

UK PM May: Brexit could be lost if exit deal voted down [Video]UK PM May: Brexit could be lost if exit deal voted down

Prime Minister Theresa May battled to win support for her plans for an orderly Brexit on Tuesday (March 12), urging sceptical Conservative Party members to vote for her deal or risk not leaving the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

British PM May Urges Lawmakers To Support Her Plan For An Orderly Brexit [Video]British PM May Urges Lawmakers To Support Her Plan For An Orderly Brexit

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

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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..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:37Published

May's Brexit Plan Softened By UK Conservative Eurosceptics [Video]May's Brexit Plan Softened By UK Conservative Eurosceptics

According to Reuters.com, "The leader of a pro-Brexit faction in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party on Wednesday scaled back his opposition to her deal for leaving the European..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

With 37 days until Brexit, why are UK politicians defecting? [Video]With 37 days until Brexit, why are UK politicians defecting?

In a shock move at a crucial time, Conservative and Labour rebels are trying to form a new brand of British politics.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:38Published

3 UK Lawmakers Quit Conservative Party Over Brexit [Video]3 UK Lawmakers Quit Conservative Party Over Brexit

​The lawmakers criticized the prime minister for ​allowing far-right, pro-Brexit members take over the party.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

MPs Quit Conservative Party Over Brexit Handling [Video]MPs Quit Conservative Party Over Brexit Handling

According to CNN, three British lawmakers quit the Conservative Party in protest of Brexit. In the joint letter sent to Prime Minister Theresa May, MPs Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Conservative MPs Quit Party For Independent Group Over Brexit [Video]Conservative MPs Quit Party For Independent Group Over Brexit

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Three Conservative MPs Quit Party Over Brexit [Video]Three Conservative MPs Quit Party Over Brexit

According to Reuters, three British lawmakers quit the Conservative Party for how the government has handled exiting the European Union. In a letter sent to Prime Minister Theresa May, Heidi Allen,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

It's Believed May Could Get Brexit Deal Passed If She Held Another Referendum [Video]It's Believed May Could Get Brexit Deal Passed If She Held Another Referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May could pass her Brexit deal if she agreed to hold another referendum to see if the public accepted it, one of the lawmakers who resigned from her party over the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Three UK Conservatives quit party over Brexit [Video]Three UK Conservatives quit party over Brexit

Three pro-EU lawmakers from Britain's governing Conservatives quit over the government's "disastrous handling of Brexit" on Wednesday, in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's attempts to unite her..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Theresa May Returns To Brussels For Brexit Talks [Video]Theresa May Returns To Brussels For Brexit Talks

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Three UK Conservatives quit party in protest at 'disastrous Brexit' [Video]Three UK Conservatives quit party in protest at 'disastrous Brexit'

Three pro-EU lawmakers from Britain’s governing Conservatives quit over the “disastrous handling of Brexit” on Wednesday, in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s attempts to unite her party..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

 

Brexit: May urged to quit to help deal pass

brexit: may urged to quit to help deal pass
Senior Tories may back the PM's deal if they know she will not lead the next stage of EU negotiations.
BBC News - Published

Brexit march: Former Conservative deputy prime minister calls Theresa May's No10 speech an 'affront to parliamentary democracy'

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} 'I may be naïve, but if something is wrong, I look first for the person in charge,' Lord Heseltine told thousands..
Independent - Published

Brexit: Conservative MPs to be offered free votes on 'plan B' options, minister suggests

Conservative MPs will be offered free votes if the Commons succeeds in seizing control of the Brexit process to find a 'plan B', a government minister has suggested.
Independent - Published

Corbyn bookmakers' favourite to become next prime minister as Theresa May's Brexit crisis deepens

Labour leader has shorter odds than leading Tories Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt
Independent - Published

Chris Davies: Conservative MP pleads guilty to expense fraud charges

Conservative MP Christopher Davies has pleaded guilty to two expense fraud charges.
Independent - Published

Conservative MP Philip Davies blocks motion to make LGBT+ lessons at schools mandatory

Move comes as small number of schools halt education about same-sex couples
Independent - Published

Former Conservative leader warns PM May that Brexit delay would cause problems

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

In Brexit chaos, UK eurosceptics see dream ticket: new leader, new deal

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

Pro-Brexit Conservatives threaten strike if May delays EU exit by a year: the Sun

Eurosceptic Conservative lawmakers have threatened to go on strike if Prime Minister Theresa May delays Brexit by a year, the Sun newspaper reported on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Brexit boost for May as rebel ranks waver, but will it be enough?

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

Brexiteer Rees-Mogg hints he could back UK PM May's Brexit deal

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

Brexit: Conservative leadership hopefuls 'step up a gear' as demands grow for Theresa May to resign

Rivals have undertaken a flurry of activity as the suspicion grows that Ms May will announce her departure
Independent - Published

UK Conservative lawmaker Boles quits local party over Brexit

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

Brexit news: Remain-supporting senior Conservative MP Nick Boles quits local party ahead of move to deselect him

Senior Tory Nick Boles has resigned from his local Conservative party amid a heated row over Brexit and a drive to deselect him as the seat's candidate for the next election.
Independent - Published

Brexit: Philip Hammond brings Treasury's financial might to talks with DUP over Theresa May's withdrawal deal

Ms May's ministers also continue their efforts to convince Conservative eurosceptics to row in behind her twice-defeated deal
Independent - Published

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