Other candidates for the top job gain ground – but not all do so. Meanwhile, the Cabinet’s collective approval rating rises somewhat as May’s departure approaches.
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The union’s conference applauded speeches about the NHS not having enough money. Then voted to overstretch its resources even further.
It’s right to protest against the UK rolling out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia. But don’t then invite Houthis to Parliament.
One Labour MP appears to be performing a dedicated Jeremy Corbyn tribute act by mimicking his foreign policy double standards.
The identity of the new Prime Minister makes a difference to the polls. But Brexit is a far more dominant factor.
New polling from YouGov shows that leaving the EU is an electoral imperative for the Tories.
We’ll get the result of the Tory members’ ballot in a month. But many of their votes will be cast in a fortnight.
Members will receive their postal ballots between 6th and 8th July. Many will return them straight away, which could influence the tone of the race.
The False Friend, The Stitch-Up, The Spoiler…our guide to all the cunning tactical voting options available to Tory MPs
Inevitably at this stage of the contest, rumours and allegations start to fly of clever-clever schemes, whizzo wheezes and dirty tricks.
We don’t expect them to be easy for any candidate. But since when was becoming Prime Minister meant to be easy?
Predictably, some MPs apparently think it can all be left down to them to settle now. But it can’t, and it mustn’t. Country and party deserve a full contest.
Sky Data’s numbers suggest that there is no public agreement on how to bear the large costs of the proposal.
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.
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.