It's just a squalid bit of vote grubbing.
Simply consumerist politics.
Wouldn’t call it progressive.
When did the Conservative party become progressives?
Around about the time the left became regressives?
Trans is an mental illness, if you compared gender dysmorphia to body dysmorphiaone is called Anorexia whilst the other is called being progressive. Personally I don't see the difference
The BBC was giving the Conservatives a hard time during the John Major government and in 2002 Theresa May referred to the Conservatives as the "nasty party" reflecting the reality that the propaganda was damaging the Conservatives,
The BBC was way too powerful and so the Conservatives have tried to become "BBC-friendly" and have been operating that way every since.
Ever since Thatcher's time.