Theresa May officially stands down as Tory leader today
Friday, 7 June 2019 () Theresa May will formally stand down today in a move that will trigger a leadership contest for her replacement as Prime Minister (Picture: LNP) Theresa May will formally stand down as Tory leader today – although she will carry on as Prime Minister and acting party leader until a successor is in place. Her premiership ends on a whimper after her party limped into third place in the Peterborough by-election, behind Labour and the Brexit Party. Her successor will be handed the poisoned chalice of attempting to get Brexit through an increasingly divided House of Commons. They will also have to reunite the...
Former leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom launches her campaign to become leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party, saying politics has failed dismally over the past three years in not..
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MP for East Dunbartonshire and deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson has announced she’s running for the party leadership position. Current leader Vince Cable is stepping down on 23 June,..
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The crowded field in the race to replace Theresa May now has another runner as Mark Harper launched his bid to be the next Tory leader. A dozen Conservatives have now declared their intention to fight..
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