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Scheer facing an internal audit over use of Conservative Party funds

OTTAWA–Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing an internal audit over the use of party funds to cover his children’s private school tuition. Two sources told the Star Friday night that the Conservative Fund board, which manages the party’s finances and counts former prime minister Stephen Harper as a member, has ordered a forensic audit […]

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How many seats for a majority? Boris Johnson wins election landslide

Boris Johnson is set to win a landslide Tory majority of 86 in the House of Commons, according to an exit poll for the general election. The poll, conducted by Ipsos Mori for the BBC, ITV and Sky News, suggested the Conservatives would win 368 seats, with Labour on 191 and the SNP on 55. If the forecast […]

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General election: McDonnell admits antisemitism has hurt Labour campaign – live news | Politics

“My message (to the Labour party) would be listen carefully, I’ll never do anything that puts Boris Johnson into Downing Street, but Labour, in order to get a Queen’s speech and a budget through, if they’re in a minority position, need the support of another party. “And if Scotland votes for the SNP in a […]

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Lisa Raitt: Growing number of Conservatives think Andrew Scheer ‘wasn’t strong enough’

OTTAWA — Former Conservative MP Lisa Raitt, who has been a defender of federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer after his party failed to win last month’s election, acknowledged Wednesday that there is a growing consensus among the party’s members that Scheer “wasn’t strong enough” as a party leader. However, Raitt, who had said before that […]

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General election: Labour vows to take on 'bad bosses and tax dodgers' – live news

Party leaders back on campaign trail after last night’s grilling on the BBC’s Question Time special 1.46pm GMT The Press Association has comments from Jo Swinson from her campaign visit to London’s Design Museum this morning, where highlighted her party’s policies on innovation and technology. She told the news agency: I think it is quite […]

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