officials forced to get tough after hundreds demand role in ceremony

Dr George Gross, visiting research fellow in theology at King’s College London and a co-founder of the British Coronations Project with Dr David J Crankshaw, said: “Just because a role was filled at a previous coronation does not mean that it will automatically continue . If a family line has died out altogether, the role … Read more

Boris Johnson hit by new letters of no confidence from Tory MPs

“The key point is going to come when the privileges committee determines if the Prime Minister deliberately misled the House of Commons. If it does, that is when the pressure will become unsustainable, ”said the source. Asked at the G7 summit in Germany on Sunday whether his ambitions for a third term were delusional, Mr … Read more

Boris Johnson looks to stay PM ‘until mid-2030s’ despite calls to resign

Boris Johnson has claimed he is making plans for three terms in Downing Street, meaning he would remain Prime Minister until the mid 2030s. The Prime Minister told reporters in Kigali that he would lead the Conservatives into the next election, which is expected to take place in 2024. Asked if he would serve a … Read more

London politics latest: Nadhim Zahawi insists ‘our voters stayed home’ after disastrous by-election results

N adhim Zahawi has claimed Conservative voters staying at home after Tories suffered two defeats in the by-elections on Friday. After losing Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton, the Education Secretary said the party must now focus on giving voters a “reason to come back at the next election” and said the Government will be judged … Read more

Boris Johnson held secret meeting with close allies to discuss reshuffle

Boris Johnson held a secret meeting with allies where he discussed an imminent reshuffle to promote a new generation of Tory MPs elected in 2019. The Prime Minister summoned around 20 of his “Praetorian Guard” of closest supporters on Monday night to discuss his next moves, while MPs were submitting their votes to the 1922 … Read more

Half our MPs will be women, pledge Tories after Neil Parish porn scandal

In November 2020, Boris Johnson appeared to commit the party to equal gender representation in a video for the 50:50 Parliament campaign. Mr Dowden said: “The Prime Minister set out the 50:50 goal and that starts with making sure we get the really strong female candidates, so then associations are picking the very best as … Read more

An entire London suburb could be ‘canceled’ as council decolonisers close in

The culture wars have seen statues removed and reputations “canceled” – now entire areas are in the line of fire for their supposed historic connections. The south London district of Tulse Hill, home to sprawling council estates, a popular park and the south circular road, could be at risk of losing its name, as it … Read more

Tory chair says taxation at ‘high water mark’ as Conservative party spring conference starts – UK politics live | Politics

Good morning. We are going to be hearing a lot from the Conservative party today, because the UK party is holding its spring conference in Blackpool and the Scottish party is holding its own one in Aberdeen. Boris Johnson is at the Scottish one, which might be awkward for both sides. Douglas Ross, the Scottish … Read more

Ben Wallace gives ‘good bo — cking’ to staff over impostor’s call that could be ‘easily intercepted’

James Heappey, the armed forces minister, is on the broadcast round where he is speaking about the Ukraine conflict, Ben Wallace’s unwanted guest, and the P&O ferry redundancies. The House of Commons is sitting from 9:30 am today for private members’ bills including those on British Sign Language and conversion therapy. The Conservatives are holding … Read more