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:
Conservative Party, byname Tories, in the United Kingdom, a political party whose guiding principles include the promotion of private property and enterprise, the maintenance of a strong military, and the preservation of traditional cultural values and institutions. Since World War I the Conservative Party and its principal opponent, the Labour Party, have dominated British political life.
Conservative Leader: Liz Truss
After serving as Foreign Secretary, Mrs Truss May became leader and Prime Minister when Boris Johnson stood down following a string of controversies.
Other Key Conservative Members
Kwasi Kwarteng - Chancellor of the Exchequer
Suella Braverman - Home Secretary
James Cleverly - Foreign Secretary
Boris Johnson - Former Prime Minister