David Lidington blames leadership gossip on hot weather and “too many summer parties”

David Lidington has spoken out against rumours of Theresa May being branded “dead in the water” by a former Tory chief whip, blaming July’s “hot weather” and “too many summer parties”. He called it a “silly story” and “self-indulgent gossip”. … Continue reading David Lidington blames leadership gossip on hot weather and “too many summer parties”

Former Tory cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell says Theresa May has lost all authority and “should go”

Andrew Mitchell, a former Tory cabinet minister and close personal and political ally of David Davis, has told a secret Commons dinner party that the Tories need a new leader, according to the Daily Mail. A Conservative MP present at … Continue reading Former Tory cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell says Theresa May has lost all authority and “should go”

Theresa May tells G20 leaders she will be “playing her full part” for at least another year or two

When Theresa May met G20 leaders for the summit in Hamburg, she gave the direct answer “yes” to the question of whether she will still be Prime Minister next year, and said she will be “playing her full part”. Pressed … Continue reading Theresa May tells G20 leaders she will be “playing her full part” for at least another year or two

Petition created to encourage Rees-Mogg to run for leader of the Conservative Party

There is a petition created by the “Ready for Rees-Mogg” campaign group, calling on Jacob Rees-Mogg to run for leadership of the Conservative party. The Facebook group currently has over 6,000 followers and regularly updates people with news about the … Continue reading Petition created to encourage Rees-Mogg to run for leader of the Conservative Party

Theresa May less popular in Britain than Macron and Merkel, and as unpopular as Putin in Germany

An international poll found Theresa May as unpopular as Vladimir Putin in Germany, with the same approval rating of minus 45, according to YouGov. Only Donald Trump is more disliked than May and Putin in Germany. However, in the UK, … Continue reading Theresa May less popular in Britain than Macron and Merkel, and as unpopular as Putin in Germany

Alex Salmond nominates Theresa May for “I’m A Celebrity” as she’ll be out of a job soon

Having been invited to participate in the show twice, Alex Salmond has rejected an offer from I’m A Celebrity, citing an aversion to “creepy crawlies”, but joked that Theresa May might be interested as she will be unemployed soon. “I … Continue reading Alex Salmond nominates Theresa May for “I’m A Celebrity” as she’ll be out of a job soon

Grassroots social media movement for Jacob Rees-Mogg to be the next Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg has become the unusual and unexpected source of a grassroots movement, attempting to seduce people to vote for the “walking anachronism”. The admin of “Can’t Clog the Mogg”, Rob, says there aren’t any politicians like him “and somehow … Continue reading Grassroots social media movement for Jacob Rees-Mogg to be the next Tory leader