Conservative Party (UK)

British political party

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, also known simply as the Conservatives and colloquially as the Tories, is one of two main political parties in the United Kingdom, alongside its primary rival since the 1930s, the Labour Party. The Conservative Party is the current governing party in the United Kingdom, having won the 2019 general election with an overall majority in the House of Commons. The party is on the centre-right of the political spectrum, and encompasses various ideological factions including one-nation conservatives, Thatcherites, liberal conservatives and conservative liberals. The party currently has 357 Members of Parliament, 257 appointed members of the House of Lords, 9 members of the London Assembly, 31 members of the Scottish Parliament, 16 members of the Welsh Parliament, 4 directly elected mayors, 30 police and crime commissioners, and approximately 7,500 local authority councillors. The party holds the annual Conservative Party Conference, at which party policies and prominent politicians can be showcased.

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Three-and-a-half weeks ago, Liz Truss was beaming as she was announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party. 
6 hours ago • Sky News

Senior Tories are appearing to boycott the Conservative Party conference as backbench MPs express dismay and anger over the fallout from the chancellor's..
3 days ago • Sky News
Sir Keir Starmer will claim a "changed" Labour can turn the UK into a "growth superpower" in his keynote conference speech - as a new poll gave the party its..
5 days ago • Sky News

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