1922 Committee

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1922 Committee chair Sir Graham Brady to stand down as MP at next election
Powerful voice of Tory backbenchers says he will no longer contest Altrincham and Sale West seat

Peter Walker Political correspondent

07, Mar, 2023 @5:08 PM

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Tory MP William Wragg: ‘It’s not simply the opposition who should provide scrutiny’
After being a thorn in the side of most of the leaders he has served under, the ‘grey suit’ backbencher is preparing, at 35, to move on

Aubrey Allegretti

07, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Boris Johnson had enough backers to challenge Rishi Sunak, says 1922 chair
Sir Graham Brady says ex-PM hit threshold of nominations to secure place on final ballot in Tory leadership race

Jamie Grierson

04, Nov, 2022 @9:04 AM

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Sunak’s job now is not about securing a Tory win, but merely avoiding an electoral disaster | Martin Kettle
The new PM is far from a magic bullet for the Conservatives – and rehiring Suella Braverman has already shown his weakness, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

26, Oct, 2022 @4:26 PM

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Gagging for Rish! It’s a second coming for Sunak, the silent messiah | John Crace
As Boris Johnson and Penny Mordaunt drop out, the 1922 Committee manages to dodge a democratic vote

John Crace

24, Oct, 2022 @6:05 PM

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Liz Truss quits: candidates to be prime minister must have at least 100 nominations from Tory MPs – as it happened
Nominations for next Tory leader will close at 2pm on Monday before next prime minister is confirmed on 28 October

Nadeem Badshah, Andrew Sparrow, Léonie Chao-Fong and Graham Russell

20, Oct, 2022 @10:53 PM

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Truss triggers Tory leadership contest – what happens next?
There is little clarity about how the prime minister will be replaced, but this is what we know

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

20, Oct, 2022 @3:06 PM

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After Truss, it’s the club v the mob – the Tories’ last chance before Britain demands an election | Simon Jenkins
The Conservatives know the people’s verdict would be devastating. But they can’t be allowed to carry on in a state of perpetual chaos, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

20, Oct, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Dismayed Tory MPs continue to plot to oust Liz Truss from No 10
Up to 100 letters sent to 1922 Committee as Michael Gove says PM’s departure is ‘a matter of when not if’

Pippa Crerar, Henry Dyer and Aubrey Allegretti

18, Oct, 2022 @6:45 PM

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‘Hunt’s running the show’: the day power drained away from Liz Truss
Truss’s decline from shiny new prime minister to leader in name only continues, the last 24 hours underlining just how weak she is

Pippa Crerar and Aubrey Allegretti

17, Oct, 2022 @7:36 PM

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How could Liz Truss be forced to quit?
Revealed: four ways that the prime minister might be shown the door

Toby Helm

16, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The unravelling: the full story of how Liz Truss lost her way – and her authority in the Tory party
The prime minister ditched her close ally Kwasi Kwarteng to save her own job – but now Conservative MPs are openly plotting to replace her

Michael Savage Policy Editor

16, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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