Though it has long since been overshadowed by the death of Her Majesty and the progress of the war in Ukraine, the Conservative leadership contest was horrible. It was too long, too combative, and too expensive.
I would have preferred a negotiated solution to the sea border, but in the face of EU intransigence the new prime minister must protect the Union.
Our Editor laid out on Newsnight yesterday what we can expect from a Liz Truss premiership.
This month’s ratings bear the mark of a leadership election that many Tory activists clearly found unsatisfactory.
She knew one big thing: economic policy must change. He knew lots of little things – but not enough to make a late surge count for a slower start.
172,437 people were eligible to vote and there was an 83 per cent turn out. Truss won 81,326 votes and Sunak 60,399.
Liz Truss’s first words on becoming the new Leader of the Conservative Party.
One of my hopes is that this biography might serve as a valuable guide to the electorate in the months leading up to the next general election, which must be held by January 2025.
From this afternoon’s announcement of the winner to their facing off against Starmer at PMQs on Wednesday, how Johnson’s successor takes office.
At present, we are languishing in the polls. However, if we keep their reputation for being good on the economy, then the public may decide to give us another chance.
Leadership frontrunner says she understands impact of “eyewatering” energy bills on people and businesses.
“It’s responsible not to rule it out,” former Chancellor insists.
Paul Goodman, Henry Hill, and William Atkinson are reunited to discuss the end of the Tory leadership contest, and what the new Prime Minister will face in their first week.
The UK must reduce its dependence on gas by promoting nuclear energy and renewables, Tory leadership candidate says.
Leadership hopeful will provide direct financial support to everyone to help with energy bills, with extra for poorest and elderly, if he becomes PM