Conservative conference

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Media shuns Tory party conference over demands for attendance fee
UK Conservatives are only party to charge press delegates for accreditation at annual gathering

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

28, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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This Tory conference was the wildest yet – fuelled by caffeine, adrenaline and warm wine | Katy Balls
U-turns, blue-on-blue attacks, Liz Truss on the rack … one aide described it simply as ‘the worst four days of my life’, says Katy Balls, the Spectator’s deputy political editor

Katy Balls

27, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Tories, if you want growth, growth, growth, legalise marijuana – and slap a hefty sin tax on it | Arwa Mahdawi
Suella Braverman wants to make cannabis a class A drug, just as other countries are taking a liberal approach, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

11, Oct, 2022 @1:25 PM

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The Tory minister’s ‘bonking for Britain’ idea is a vile vision lurking behind cheeky Carry On imagery
The anonymous politician said women could get tax cuts for having more babies. That’s taking a leaf out of Viktor Orbán’s play book

Zoe Williams

10, Oct, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Birmingham blues: fear and loathing at the Tory party conference
Attendees tried to put a brave face on it as the new cabinet paraded its lack of oratory skill, American pollsters bemoaned their attacks on ‘wokeness’ and everyone pretended Brexit was going well

Tim Adams

09, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Liz Truss facing rural rebellion over anti-nature ‘growth’ push
Wildlife charities, Tory former ministers and millions of ordinary people raise alarm over environment

Helena Horton and Toby Helm

08, Oct, 2022 @6:14 PM

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Mel B challenges sacked Tory minister over ‘what you said to me in lift’
Former Spice Girl, who attended Tory conference, makes apparent online criticism of former trade minister

Miranda Bryant

08, Oct, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Tory culture warriors at conference battle for the soul of the party
Party members, who have strong views on issues such as free speech, are trying to reshape Conservative ideology in their own image

Peter Walker Political correspondent

08, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Digested week: welcome to the parallel universe of Trussia | John Crace
Alternate realities seemed to be possible at the Tory conference. It was hard keeping up with the PM’s U-turns

John Crace

07, Oct, 2022 @10:26 AM

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Photojournalist ‘manhandled’ out of Tory party conference
Video shows accredited press photographer Tolga Akmen being forcibly removed from convention centre by security staff

Nadeem Badshah

05, Oct, 2022 @7:57 PM

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Homophobic abuse allegedly used at Tory party LGBT event in Birmingham
Several people had to be removed for allegedly using vitriolic language at party celebrating LGBT diversity

Nadeem Badshah

05, Oct, 2022 @6:14 PM

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Truss takes aim at ‘anti-growth coalition’ on final day of turbulent conference
PM pledges to get country ‘through the tempest’ but Tories leave Birmingham downbeat and divided

Pippa Crerar Political editor

05, Oct, 2022 @6:07 PM

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