A majority of Scottish Conservative MSPs are backing Jeremy Hunt to be the next Prime Minister.
The five remaining candidates in the Conservative leadership race have committed to an external investigation into Islamophobia in the Tory Party.
Scottish Tories should try to block Boris Johnson’s tax plans which could mean that Scots earning £80,000 a year pay almost £8,000 more than their counterparts in the rest of the UK, according to Economy Secretary Derek Mackay.
Michael Gove has issued a personal attack on his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson in a bid to move attention away from his cocaine admission, as 10 candidates were nominated to go through to the first round of voting.
Ten candidates have secured the necessary nominations to enter the first round of voting in the Tory leadership race.
Jeremy Hunt’s campaign to become the next prime minister has been bolstered by the backing of two Cabinet ministers, as he and his rivals set out their leadership visions.
Delivering Brexit “on a deal that can get through this Parliament” is the “only way” to leave the EU by Halloween, Conservative leadership candidate Matt Hancock has said.
Dominic Raab has stepped up his campaign for the Tory leadership, setting out his goals of cutting taxes and getting a “fairer” Brexit deal.
Boris Johnson is a “complete and utter charlatan” and the prospect of him becoming Prime Minister will “horrify” people across Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has said.