Conservative Party leadership race front-runner Boris Johnson has claimed it is “perfectly realistic” to renegotiate the Withdrawal Agreement to allow Britain to leave the European Union in October.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has withdrawn from the Tory leadership race as candidates seek a way to defeat front-runner Boris Johnson.
The chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum has made a comparison between Boris Johnson and Adolf Hitler.
The 10 hopefuls in the Tory leadership race have been whittled down to seven as Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Esther McVey lost out in the first round of voting by Conservative MPs.
Boris Johnson has secured an overwhelming victory in the first ballot of the Conservative Party leadership contest but insisted there was a “long way to go” before he can claim the keys to Number 10.
Conservative Party leadership hopeful Andrea Leadsom has ruled out holding a second Scottish independence referendum – less than 24 hours after saying she would “never say never” to the prospect of such a ballot.
Conservative Party leadership hopeful Michael Gove has insisted he is in the race to become the next prime minister “to win it” after his admission of cocaine use led to calls for him to withdraw.
Conservative Party leadership contender Matt Hancock has pledged to increase the national living wage to more than £10 an hour.
The Conservative leadership race is hotting up, with nominations opening on Monday.
The Conservative leadership race is ramping up ahead of nominations opening on Monday as the contenders continue to declare their credentials for the top job.
Contenders in the race to replace Theresa May will take part in a TV debate just hours after finding out if they have survived the second round of voting by their colleagues.