This afternoon’s reported spat on the Tory MPs’ WhatsApp group tells you so much about the abysmal state of relations in the Party. There appears to be an attempt to start what looks to some like a bit of a witch-hunt for names on the Grant Shapps list. One MP is accusing Remainers of being behind the Shapps plot. Another MP…
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Round-up of day one at the Conservative Party conference
Our political editor Gary Gibbon tells us the mood at conference on day one.
Police investigating Conservative Party over use of Welsh call centre during general election
Police say they’re carrying out an investigation “of scale and significance” into allegations first raised on this programme about the Conservative Party’s use of a call centre in Wales during this year’s general election. Secret footage obtained by Channel 4 News suggested the party could have breached election and data protection laws. The Information Commissioner…
Former Theresa May spokesperson: ‘PM is hostage to Conservative Party’
Interview with Joey Jones – who worked as Theresa May’s spokesperson when she was Home Secretary.
Record fine for Conservative Party in election expenses scandal
The Conservative Party repeatedly broke the law by failing to properly declare its election expenses during the last general election. That’s the categorical and damning finding of a year long investigation by the Electoral Commission – the official body charged with regulating political parties and elections. It follows a long-running investigation by Channel 4 News…
Conservative Party election expenses scandal
At least 12 Conservative Party MPs are facing the possibility of criminal charges tonight, after they were referred to the Crown Prosecution Service by police over their election expenses, following a year-long investigation by this programme.
Conservative party opposes election expenses extension
Tory Party lawyers oppose a request from Kent Police to extend the time limit needed to investigate their election spending. The Conservatives say that all local spending has been declared correctly.
‘Growing gap’ between Cameron and Conservative party
As the gay marriage bill has its final Commons reading, a Tory MP says members of his local party are angry about claims that Conservative activists were described as “mad, swivel-eyed loons”.
LIVE BLOG: Conservative Party conference in Manchester
The Conservatives round off conference season with their annual gathering in Manchester. Follow the live blog for latest updates, video and comment from the Channel 4 News team.
Are the Conservatives the party of urban regeneration?
David Cameron has repeatedly committed his party to urban regeneration, but has his government’s decision to shelve the “Pathfinder” programme broken that commitment?
Ros Altmann on Brexit: ‘Some people in Tory party think this is game of bluff’
Tory MP Peter Bone, a leading Brexiteer, and Baroness Ros Altmann, a former Conservative pensions minister, discuss Brexit.
What would it take to trigger a Conservative leadership election?
Could Theresa May be on her way out of Number 10? FactCheck takes a look at what could happen next.
The Conservatives’ baffling tweet on the economy – UPDATED
The Conservatives can’t explain how they’ve calculated the claim that the economy has grown 15.8 per cent since 2010. FactCheck investigates.
Information Commissioner warns Conservatives over call centre
The Information Commissioner has warned the Conservative Party about its use of a controversial call centre used during June’s general election. The warning follows an undercover investigation by this programme into a company called Blue Telecoms, which was used by the Conservatives to make calls to voters.
Police confirm ‘significant’ investigation into Conservatives over secretive election call centre
The probe follows an undercover investigation by Channel 4 News into a Welsh call centre contracted by the Conservative Party