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Tory rebels plot to a launch a leadership bid next week if May refuses to go?

It is rumoured, that 30 MPs will confront Mrs May, in the next three days, to ask her to step down by the end of the year after a poor party… 336 more words


People will call him Grant Schnapps this week after he got too drunk at the Tory party conference and started plotting against his embattled leader. 122 more words

British Politics

The Tory Conference

And now I return to politics, apparently. I suppose it was inevitable that the Conservative party conference would show quite what a mess they’re in. Theresa May getting a nasty cold and the letters of the mission statement falling off the wall behind her as she spoke look like an omen, frankly. 454 more words


UK's May signals foreign minister Boris Johnson could be sacked -- “Are we really going to be stampeded myopically over the edge of the gorge, with an election that no one wants?”


By Paul Sandle

British Prime Minister Theresa May sits in front of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson during a meeting to discuss the current situation in Libya during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. 668 more words

Tory MPs rally around Theresa May following Shapps' plot to oust PM

Senior Conservatives have spoken out in support of the Prime Minister following attempts to oust Mrs May yesterday.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson have all publicly spoken out in support of the Prime Minister after former party chairman Grant Shapps claimed to have the backing of 30 MPs in calling for Prime Minister May to resign following her troubled CPC address. 352 more words


Former Conservative Chairman Moves With Other Disgruntled MPs To Remove PM

By Christian Smith

A former Conservative Chairman, Grant Shapps is currently working with 30 other disgruntled Tory Members of Parliament in order to remove the Prime Minister.  145 more words

Current Affairs

Conservative plot to oust British PM: former party chairman


© AFP/File / by Dario THUBURN | Calls on Theresa May to resign are gaining momentum

LONDON (AFP) – A plot by around 30 Conservative MPs including former cabinet ministers to call on British Prime Minister Theresa May to resign is gathering momentum, a former party chairman said on Friday.Grant Shapps, identified as the ringleader of the effort to oust May amid her faltering performance at the party’s conference this week and continued cabinet infighting over Brexit, publicly urged her to resign in several interviews. 354 more words