Pensioners have delivered a selection of some 37,000 letters to Tory Party headquarters, urging leadership hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to save free TV licences for over-75s.
Boris Johnson has again criticised Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that liberalism is dead, with the potential Prime Minister saying Britain was the best modern example of the “triumph of liberal values”.
Boris Johnson has confirmed his status as the favourite to be the next prime minister with a commanding victory in the second round of voting in the Tory leadership race.
Rory Stewart said he was “never confident” but “always hopeful” as he battled to remain in the contest to be the next prime minister.
Sajid Javid warned that the contest for the next prime minister must not “look like a debate at the Oxford Union” as he battled to secure the support needed to remain in the race.
Sajid Javid has warned that the Tory leadership race risks looking like a debate at the Oxford Union if the final candidates are all from similar backgrounds.
The battle for the Tory crown is revving up with a fresh round of voting in the leadership stakes as Boris Johnson prepares to break cover and take part in TV debates.
Kit Malthouse has launched his campaign for the leadership of the Conservative Party, claiming to be the only candidate with a track record in uniting Tories over Brexit.
The threat of a challenge to Theresa May’s position as Conservative leader has been lifted at least until December.