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Synonyms for Tory

one who strongly favors retention of the existing order

strongly favoring retention of the existing order

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an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution

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a member of political party in Great Britain that has been known as the Conservative Party since 1832

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a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform

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"The Tory party was in chaos last night", wrote the paper, which said the "under-fire PM was braced for a further exodus".The i's splash was "Tories join the exodus", reporting that the departures were "set to continue from both Tories and Labour with more MPs ready to quit".
Maybe he is unaware that the Labour Party had the opportunity to form a rainbow coalition in the Westminster government in 2010 to keep the Tories out of power but chose instead to retire to the opposition benches and criticise the Tory/LibDem coalition government because the Labour leadership knew that the deficit would have to be tackled and tough times lay ahead.
It is the Tories who have pushed the austerity agenda for years, and presided over cuts to the Scottish budget by billions while allowing tax bonanzas for the richest few.
The DUP will no doubt seek concessions from the Tories in return for their support - such as more money for the province and a role in Brexit talks.
We are urging Labour and Liberal Democrat supporters in key marginal seats to defy their political instincts and use their vote to stop the Tories winning by a landslide.
Thatcher's Tories didn't deliberately starve a man to death, didn't sanction a severely vulnerable man, so that he had his electricity cut off and nearly starved to death.
Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said the election was a "litmus test" for pro-EU Tories, and urged them to refuse to support the Tory manifesto.
Tories like Boris Johnson and Michael Gove promised we would be spending less on our shopping and more on our public services if we quit the EU.
This was the 65th anniversary - the day after Cameron's speech - of Harold Macmillan's "You've never had it so good" election victory in 1959, when the Tories won a third term and an overall majority of 100 seats.
A LABOUR bid to seize control of a Midland council failed in the face of an alliance between the Tories, Liberal Democrats and UKIP.
That's 20 Tories in Mirfield backed up by their party in government.
Many Tories would welcome a humiliating Lib-Dem defeat.
WELSH Labour leader Carwyn Jones demanded the Tories explained their spending plans for Wales.