Conservative conference 2017

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Hysterical, alcoholic and cut-throat: party conferences should be banned | Simon Jenkins
These events are utterly detached from reality, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

01, Oct, 2018 @10:05 AM

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'We did manage a blissful break in Wales': Philip and Theresa May's round robin
The PM raises a cup of festive cheer, as seen by Catherine Bennett as part of our satirical look back at the year

Catherine Bennett

30, Dec, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Ex-Cameron aide in tobacco firm lobbying row
Call for stricter ‘revolving door’ rules after former No 10 special adviser Kate Marley plugs cigarette firm at Tory conference

Jamie Doward

21, Oct, 2017 @9:02 PM

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Brexit weekly briefing: neither side knows whose court the ball is in
Meanwhile, legal advice says article 50 allows for a change of heart on withdrawal, and parliament should be told

Jon Henley and Peter Walker

10, Oct, 2017 @2:02 PM

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The Guardian view on Brexit transition: Mrs May must stand firm | Editorial
Editorial: The prime minister must stop indulging those Tories who would push her towards the EU exit without a deal

Editorial

09, Oct, 2017 @6:14 PM

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: on the trail of the pinstripe pretender
Battle-weary Tories now believe the party needs its own outsider to lead them – and that that man is Jacob Rees-Mogg. We joined his disciples in Manchester

Tim Adams

08, Oct, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Outrageous good fortune smiles once again on Theresa May | Andrew Rawnsley
Terrible as things are for the Tories, the cabinet is too paralysed by fear to move against the prime minister

Andrew Rawnsley

07, Oct, 2017 @11:05 PM

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Sack Boris Johnson and reshuffle cabinet, senior Tories to tell May
Conservative MPs want prime minister to show she can exert discipline after Grant Shapps’s bid to trigger leadership contest

Heather Stewart, Peter Walker and Daniel Boffey

07, Oct, 2017 @8:11 AM

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The Guardian view on Tory splits: doctrinal differences | Editorial
Editorial: MPs in the Tory party have to realise that voters have grown up in a culturally permissive era and are not aroused by the holy anger of the right

Editorial

06, Oct, 2017 @6:02 PM

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Welcome to the weirdest place on Earth: the Tory party conference | John Crace
If you thought young activists posing for selfies with the DUP’s Arlene Foster was as strange as it could get, think again

John Crace

06, Oct, 2017 @12:15 PM

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The Tories are destroying themselves in pursuit of hard Brexit | Jonathan Freedland
They once had a laser-guided focus on power, but now all their energy is devoted to leaving Europe, writes Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

06, Oct, 2017 @10:43 AM

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Anti-Theresa May rebels advised by plotters who ousted Iain Duncan Smith
Discontented Tories told ‘patience is key’ and reminded that it took a month to depose IDS after weak conference speech

Anushka Asthana and Rajeev Syal

06, Oct, 2017 @6:25 AM

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