PARTY leaders usually rally their troops during conferences unveil new voter-friendly policies. Theresa May however, will be surviving atop a fractious and febrile party that is divided over Brexit. Here's what you need to know. What time is Theresa May's speech? The conference is taking place in Birmingham at the International Convention Centre (ICC Birmingham). The Prime Minister will give her keynote address on the final day of the event (October 3). She will speak from 10am in Symphony Hall. Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is scheduled to give his speech on October 1. What else is on the agenda for the party conference? Sunday will see an official welcome to the Conservative Party conference by the chairman of the party in the morning. This will be followed by a Global Britain talk with the Secretaries of State for International Trade, International Development, Defence and Foreign Commonwealth Affairs. On Monday October 1, attendees will be able to attend a … [Read more...] about What time is Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference 2018?
News / UK and world by Press Association September 29, 2018, 12:04 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter The Conservative Party’s annual conference begins this weekend in Birmingham. Here are some of the things to watch out for: – Brexit is dominating the conference season with just weeks to go before a deal needs to be reached with the EU, so be prepared for some furious public bust-ups between members of the hardline Brexiteer and pro-Remain wings of the party. – Boris Johnson, who has a lot of support among the rank and file, has been ramping up his opposition to the Chequers proposal and is unlikely to quietly arrive through a back door – the former foreign secretary will give a speech at a ConservativeHome fringe event on Tuesday. – Theresa May takes to the main stage for her keynote leader’s speech on Wednesday, easily the trickiest of her term in office so far, with a party at war all … [Read more...] about What to look out for at the Conservative Party conference
PUBLISHED: 12:24 28 September 2018 | UPDATED: 12:25 28 September 2018 Jon King Shaun Bailey has beaten Andrew Boff to become the Conservative Party's candidate for the mayoral election in 2020. Pic: KEN MEARS/GLA Archant Barking-based London Assembly member Andrew Boff has lost the race to be the Conservative Party’s next mayoral candidate. Mr Boff, who stood as Tory candidate in Longbridge ward at the local election in May, said: “There’s no point in having a personal feeling about it. What we’ve got to do is make sure Londoners realise that another term with Sadiq Khan in office will be a disaster for London.“There’s no time for feeling disappointed.”In a dig at Sadiq Khan he added that Londoners deserved a mayor who would stick to their election and post-election promises.The 60-year-old politician, who lives in Barking Riverside, came second out of the three candidates, in front of Ealing councillor Joy … [Read more...] about ‘There’s no time for feeling disappointed’: Barking and Dagenham’s Conservative Party mayoral election candidate loses race
I’M a Conservative. I’m a believer in free markets. A treasured photograph of me and Margaret Thatcher hangs on my wall. But, yesterday, I found myself agreeing with much of the speech that Labour’s Treasury spokesman, John McDonnell, delivered to his party conference in Liverpool. I nodded when he said: “It cannot be right that 5,000 of our fellow citizens are sleeping on our streets.” I nodded again when he attacked businesses that “avoid paying their taxes on an industrial scale.” I almost clapped when he condemned the “vast executive salaries” of many fat-cat bosses. And most of all, I agreed that “it’s no wonder so many people voted for Brexit. They voted for any form of change”. You don’t need to be Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes or even TV’s heroic new mystery-solver, Sergeant David Budd of Bodyguard, to understand why voters are hungering for change. It now costs … [Read more...] about Labour want to overthrow capitalism, here’s what May and the rest of the Conservative Party can do to stop them
THE 2018 Conservative Party conference begins on September 30 in Birmingham. Let’s take a closer look at the event. When is it? The event runs from Sunday, September 30 until Wednesday, October 3. Where is it being held? The conference is taking place in Birmingham at the International Convention Centre (ICC Birmingham). When is Theresa May’s speech? The Prime Minister will give her keynote address on the final day of the event (October 3). Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is scheduled to give his speech on October 1. TAKE TU Tupac 'alive and living in Cuba' claims Brit bodyguard who says HE smuggled him out KNIFE RAMPAGE Babies 'stabbed & hacked with meat cleaver' at nursery by female attacker RISK TO MANKIND Next flu pandemic could be 'DEADLIER than Spanish flu - killing 400m' THE ULTIMATE RACE F1 car races against fighter jet, £20m private jet and fastest superbike SNAPCHAT KILLER 'Snapchat queen's' chilling pic of boyfriend dying after arranging … [Read more...] about Conservative Party Conference 2018 – what date does it start, when is Theresa May’s speech and where is it being held?