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Sarah Wallaston MP: ‘I know there are a lot of very unhappy Conservative colleagues’
Former Conservative MP Sarah Wallaston left the Tories for the new Change UK party in February – and joined the Lib Dems a month ago.
Tory MP Andrew Mitchell on election: ‘If we leave by October 31… prospects for Conservative party are very good’
Andrew Mitchell is a Conservative MP and former chief whip.
Conservative MP Nigel Evans on Brexit: ‘Labour going to campaign against own deal – bonkers’
Conservative MP Nigel Evans and the former Labour MP Luciana Berger, who’s recently joined the Lib Dems, discuss the suspension of parliament.
Prof John Curtice: ‘Conservative vote looks more like a Leave vote than in 2017’
We talk to John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University.
Ken Clarke: ‘I’m not surprised Jo Johnson doesn’t agree with his brother – I think the majority of Conservative MPs don’t agree’
We speak to Ken Clarke, one of the 21 rebel Tory MPs who have been kicked out of their party.
Former cabinet minister David Gauke: ‘Conservative Party is in its worst crisis in its history’
David Gauke is one of the Tory rebels who had the whip withdrawn last night.
Former Conservative Minister Alastair Burt on whether Brexit has damaged his party
Boris Johnson was due to meet rebel Tory MPs tomorrow, however on Sunday night he cancelled the meeting.
Conservative Brexiteer Andrew Bridgen: ‘We’re heading for a general election in the next nine months’
Following John Major’s condemnation of Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament, we spoke to Andrew Bridgen, a member of the European Research Group of Conservative MPs.
Ruth Davidson resigns as Scottish Conservative leader
In her resignation speech she insisted she had stared Boris Johnson in the eye – and he assured her he was trying to get a Brexit deal.
Conservative MP Alberto Costa: I’m ‘serious’ about stopping no deal
Alberto Costa is one of more than 20 Conservative MPs who co-signed a letter with Philip Hammond to the Prime Minister, warning Boris Johnson not to pursue no deal.
Psychoanalyst puts Brexit Britain on the couch. Part 2: Former Conservative minister Nick Boles
With both sides of the Brexit debate feeling traumatised by a loss of faith in government, we wanted to understand why so many people and politicians are experiencing such despair over Brexit.
Will the Scottish Conservatives break away from the UK party under Boris Johnson?
How will Boris Johnson’s pledge to take Britain out of the EU by October 31st ‘come hell or high water’ go down in Scotland where the majority backed Remain?
Conservative minister: ‘I believe Boris Johnson is the best person to secure a deal with Europe and to land it in parliament’
We spoke to Communities Secretary and Boris Johnson supporter, James Brokenshire, and asked what he made of the US Secretary of State’s comments that the UK should take responsibility for its own ships.
Jeremy in fox hunt tangle as ballots go to Conservative members
Jeremy Hunt was forced to rein in an apparent pledge made yesterday to reverse the ban on fox hunting.
Digital Minister Margot James: Some Tory MPs would vote against no-deal Brexit, ‘even if it meant fall of Conservative government’
Conservative MP Margot James is supporting Jeremy Hunt for leader of the Conservative party.