Penny Mordaunt

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‘Arghhhhhhhhh’: the 10 angriest Tories at Conservative conference
Never have so many angry things been said by so many Tories about each other in a single day as on Monday. We rank the 10 most irate MPs

Archie Bland

05, Oct, 2022 @7:32 AM

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Truss’s benefits plans and why many Tories are sticking up for claimants
The PM is likely to face another rebellion if she drops pledge to raise benefits in line with inflation

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

04, Oct, 2022 @12:57 PM

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Penny Mordaunt leads accession council ceremony of King Charles III
The first such historic event to be held in 70 years was attended by judges, archbishops and ex-prime ministers

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

10, Sep, 2022 @11:36 AM

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Liz Truss cabinet: who are the key players in PM’s top team?
The prime minister has appointed ministers for the great offices of state. Here are some of the other members of her new government

Peter Walker, Aubrey Allegretti and Jessica Elgot

07, Sep, 2022 @9:53 AM

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How Truss beat Sunak: round by round Tory leadership results
Conservative MPs engaged in a series of votes to select two final candidates to be put to the party membership to choose a new leader, and therefore a new prime minister. On Monday Liz Truss was confirmed as the winner and will take the reins of government

Seán Clarke and Anna Leach

05, Sep, 2022 @11:46 AM

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Liz Truss cabinet predictions: who could be in and who would lose out?
Analysis: Kwasi Kwarteng and Thérèse Coffey could be among the big winners if Truss becomes PM

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

15, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Suella Braverman received £10,000 leadership bid donation from prominent climate denier’s firm
Attorney general declared the donation from company owned by Terence Mordaunt, who chaired the climate sceptic thinktank Global Warming Policy Foundation

Andrew Sparrow and agency

11, Aug, 2022 @6:58 PM

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Sunak backer says ‘we have to get real’ in attack on Truss tax plans
Foreign secretary’s supporters say comments she made appearing to reject emergency financial help were ‘misinterpreted’

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

07, Aug, 2022 @2:34 PM

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‘Rats deserting sinking ship’: Truss team seeks endorsements from Sunak’s side
Liz Truss’s strategists aim to convince MPs to switch allegiance to maintain her campaign’s momentum

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

04, Aug, 2022 @6:12 PM

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The Guardian view on Liz Truss’s new backers: don’t delude yourselves | Editorial
Editorial: More moderate Tories are endorsing the frontrunner in the leadership race in order to be on the winning side. They will not have much influence


04, Aug, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Sunak closing gap on Truss in Tory leadership contest, poll shows
Foreign secretary’s lead down to five points in latest poll of party members, after 24-point lead a fortnight ago

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

02, Aug, 2022 @7:55 PM

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Penny Mordaunt backs Liz Truss in contest to be next Tory leader
Blow to Rishi Sunak as Portsmouth North MP hails foreign secretary as ‘the hope candidate’

Jessica Elgot

01, Aug, 2022 @7:17 PM

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