Category - conservative party

  • May 4, 2012

    Sayeeda Warsi, co-chair of the Conservative Party, was last night (3 May 2012) brave enough to note a link between the BNP and UKIP. She pointed out that UKIP candidates are standing in areas where the BNP had previously stood, implying that they can draw on the same sort of support.

  • April 19, 2012

    Two of the leading candidates for Mayor of London have pledged to use their powers to prevent the London arms fair taking place again if they are elected.

  • April 11, 2012

    Plaid Cymru are launching their local election campaign with a focus on preserving local services and jobs in the face of cuts from central government.

  • March 26, 2012

    “A hundred grand is not premier league. Two hundred grand to 250 is premier league.” The language of the huckster employed by Tory Treasurer Peter Cruddas in relation to access to the Prime Minister is ugly and dispiriting.

  • March 3, 2012

    West Midlands and Surrey police authorities have invited private companies to bid to carry out a range of policing activities, the Guardian reported. This may be extended to other parts of the country.

  • January 2, 2012

    David Cameron and his Conservative colleagues make no secret of their admiration of all things American.

  • November 21, 2011

    Political parties must not use opposition to UK party funding as an excuse to block caps on donations, says leading political reform NGO Unlock Democracy.

  • October 6, 2011

    Welcome to the parallel universe of David Cameron. It is a world in which the Tories stand up for the poor, lead the fight against dictatorship and stop people from being given benefits on demand. It is a world that exists in a conference hall in Manchester this week, in a few daily papers the rest of the time, and in the less well-informed parts of the right-wing blogosphere. It has nothing in common with the world that most of us live in.

  • October 6, 2011

    Aid agencies have taken a photo climate petition to No 10 Downing Street, in a campaign to get the UK government to act on its green pledges.

  • October 6, 2011

    If the people of Britain really knew what had been going on in terms of corporate lobbying and wheeler-dealing behind the scenes at the Conservative Party conference, "they would be horrified".