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What would a Tory government mean for your investments?

20/11/2019 · Barratt Developments (BDEV)  · BT (BT.A)  · JD Wetherspoon (JDW)  · Spire (SPD)  · Tesco (TSCO)  · WH Smith (SMWH) 

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Are the Conservatives still the most pro-business party? Will a Tory government be good or bad for your portfolio? We have run through the major policies which might impact your investment and picked out six companies which could benefit from a Conservative win.


Politics has been an unwelcome cloud hanging over the UK stock market in the last few years. The upcoming election – although not universally welcomed – might help clear the air and prompt a return to growth: greater clarity on key policies will be a welcome relief to the UK’s companies.

But that all depends on which party wins on 13 December. While the Conservatives have long been the party of business, it was only last year that Boris Johnson shunned the commercial world with some very colourful language. Has Brexit driven a wedge between business and the Tories?

For some, yes.…

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