Conservatives: Policies, News & What They Stand For

Conservatives: Policies, News & What They Stand For

The Conservative and Unionist Party, more commonly known as the Conservative Party, was descended from the old Tory Party, founded in 1678 and was in government for two-thirds of the previous century.

What The Conservatives Stand For
Leading the coalition government since the General Election in 2010 and as the ruling party in 2015, David Cameron has been focussing on "building a stronger, more competitive economy, and securing a better future for Britain" with their long-term economic plan. Theresa May is continuing that policy

Conservative Leader: Theresa May
After serving as Home Secretary for six years, Ms May became leader and Prime Minister when David Cameron stood down following the EU Referendum.

Other Key Conservative Members
Philip Hammond - Chancellor of the Exchequer
Amber Rudd - Home Secretary
Boris Johnson - Foreign Secretary
David Cameron - Former Prime Minister