The Conservative Party Leadership Election 2016

Russell Haggar

Site Owner

Coverage mainly from Guardian, Independent and BBC

See also The UK EU Referendum

David Cameron

Cameron's Misjudgement: Andrew Rawnsley Observer

On David Cameron [Patrick Dunleavy : LSE Blog]

On David Cameron {Aditya Chakrabortty Guardian]

On David Cameron: Historians' verdicts [Guardian]

Conservative Leader: Who might succeed David Cameron?

David Cameron [Guardian]

The David Cameron Story [BBC]


The Campaign starts here and doesn't last long


The Beginning of the Campaign [Observer]

Tory Leadership: behind the Scenes of the Gove -Johnson Drama  {BBC]

Theresa May versus Andrea Leadsom? {Guardian]

On Andrea Leadsom [Guardian]

Theresa May v. Michael Gove [Guardian]

Robert Peston interviews Theresa May

The Conservative Leadership Contest: Who's backing Who  [Guardian]

Tory Leadership and UK- EU Relationship  [BBC]

Status of EU Citizens living in UK [Independent]

Status of EU Citizens living in UK ]Guardian]

Status of EU Citizens living in UK [Guardian]

First Round of Voting to begin [BBC]

Ken Clarke on Camera

First Round Result: Theresa May wins. {Guardian]

Liam Fox:  eliminated; supports Theresa May [BBC]

Stephen Crabb : withdraws; supports Theresa May [BBC]

Theresa May and Commons Vote on Trident Replacement [BBC]

On Andrea Leadsom's CV [Guardian]

Report of Andrea Leadsom's speech [Guardian]

Second Ballot; T May 199;  A Leadsom 84, M. Gove 46  [Guardian]

Second Ballot  [BBC]

Michael Gove: advocate for the vulnerable [ Guardian]

Andrea Leadsom and Children [Guardian]

Andrea Leadsom and Children [Guardian]

Theresa May states her case

Andrea Leadsom quits Conservative Party Leadership Race BBC

Andrea Leadsom pulls out of Race Guardian

David Cameron to resign as PM BBC

Theresa May Guardian

Theresa May Independent

What does Theresa May believe?  Guardian

The Conservative Party Leadership [Ongoing Guardian coverage]