Political parties are “dragging towards the extremes”, Rory Stewart has said, as he sought to position himself as the London mayoral candidate without ties to either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson.
Rory Stewart has ruled out wearing a stab proof vest on his pre-election walkaround in London as he prepares to stand for city mayor.
Rory Stewart’s decision to walk out on the Tories is another indication of how the party is being reshaped by Boris Johnson’s “do or die” commitment to Brexit.
Former Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has quit the Conservative Party and will run as an independent candidate for London mayor.
Former Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he has quit the Conservative Party and will stand down at the next general election.
Boris Johnson is “floating along his zip wire” towards a “pot of gold” Brexit deal which he may not reach, his former Tory leadership rival Rory Stewart has said.
Tory former leadership contender Rory Stewart said he has not ruled out any future bid to head the party, but his intention to vote against a no-deal Brexit will mark him as a “traitor” in the eyes of some members.