More likely, they hope they can force him to give them something they want – and in return they will continue to ignore their many misgivings about him.
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Gyimah withdraws: “Having entered the race at such a late stage, there has not been enough time to build sufficient support”
The second referendum supporter appears to be the latest person culled by the 1922 Committee’s higher nomination threshold.
The International Development Secretary faces your challenging questions.
The former Brexit Secretary submits to your scrutiny as the leadership race proceeds.
The former Work and Pensions Secretary makes her case for the leadership.
The former Leader of the House responds to the ConHome audience.
The Home Secretary sets out his stall to persuade members to make him Prime Minister.
The former Chief Whip lays out what he believes distinguishes him from the rival contenders.
The Health Secretary offers an insight into his plans for party and nation.
The former Universities Minister stakes out his ground in the leadership race.
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It’s easy to pledge nice-sounding achievements in the far future, but irresponsible not to explain the costs now.
Mordaunt’s conference call with Tory activists suggests she is still considering running – but she must decide soon
The call was a genuine consultation, floating policy ideas and testing the response, rather than just a PR pitch. But the clock is ticking.
Cleverly withdraws from the race: “I asked them to make a leap of faith…MPs weren’t comfortable with such a move”
“Despite much support, particularly from our party’s grassroots…it has become clear that it is highly unlikely that I would progress to the final two candidates.”
How many Tory members voted Brexit Party? YouGov’s findings are almost identical to our pre-election survey results
The match-up between the two sets of numbers is extremely close.