Gavin Williamson


3 wild-card Conservative leadership contenders to replace May

Big Ben

When the prospect of a change in Conservative leader is discussed, conversation participants often venture into the predictable territory known as the Johnson-Davis-Rudd triangle, which posits that the next leader will be one of these three senior cabinet members or similar. But could the next leader emerge from somewhere else?

Fresh faces: Gavin Williamson and 6 other rising Tory stars

Gavin Williamson

The old generation of Conservative MPs is slowly being whittled away. Michael Fallon’s departure from the cabinet and Gavin Williamson’s promotion shows that time is running out for the old guard. Here are seven Conservative MPs that were first elected in 2010 alongside Britain’s new defence secretary.