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June 2019 articles

Michael Gove has come back before and he can do it again
Michael Gove has come back before and he can do it again
When the front pages of weekend newspapers began to spill online last Friday night, I realised a story I had [...]
June 12, 2019
Conservative leadership rivals turn on Boris Johnson’s tax cut plan
Conservative leadership rivals turn on Boris Johnson’s tax cut plan
The gloves came off in the Conservative leadership battle today as Boris Johnson’s rivals took aim at his tax-cutting plans [...]
June 10, 2019
Sam Gyimah pledges tax cuts in bid to win Tory leadership race
Sam Gyimah pledges tax cuts in bid to win Tory leadership race
Conservative leadership hopeful Sam Gyimah has vowed to slash taxes in a bid to outflank his rivals as the true [...]
June 7, 2019
Tory leadership race: Contenders must stay until the bitter end
Tory leadership race: Contenders must stay until the bitter end
Tory leadership race hopefuls have been told they must be prepared to stay in the contest until the bitter end [...]
June 6, 2019
Tory leadership rivals Rory Stewart and Sam Gyimah  caught in Westminster war of words
Tory leadership rivals Rory Stewart and Sam Gyimah caught in Westminster war of words
Tory leadership tensions spilled over into parliament today when two contenders were seen having a passionate row in the corridors [...]
June 5, 2019
All Change UK: Tory and Labour MPs disband after election failure
All Change UK: Tory and Labour MPs disband after election failure
Change UK, the fledging party formed by ex-Tory and Labour MPs, has split after just four months. Eleven MPs came [...]
June 4, 2019
Corbyn is a ‘negative force’, says Trump
Corbyn is a ‘negative force’, says Trump
Donald Trump revealed he turned down a meeting with Jeremy Corbyn, describing the Labour leader as a “negative force”. The [...]
June 4, 2019
Trump: NHS up for grabs in free trade deal
Trump: NHS up for grabs in free trade deal
Donald Trump believes the NHS should “absolutely” be up for discussion in any trade deal between the UK and the [...]
June 4, 2019
Michael Gove to meet President Trump in private
Michael Gove to meet President Trump in private
Donald Trump is set for a one-to-one meeting with environment secretary Michael Gove after the US president requested a get-together. [...]
June 4, 2019
Trump meets FTSE business leaders over breakfast
Trump meets FTSE business leaders over breakfast
Business leaders will sit down for breakfast with US President Donald Trump this morning as part of a bid to [...]
June 4, 2019