conservative party

  • October 6, 2009

    Most people in Britain want an end to tax-breaks for fee-paying schools, with the money raised used for education more widely, according to a poll published today. 56% support the change with only 23% against.

  • September 29, 2009

    The Conservatives' shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, is facing strong criticism for suggesting that a Tory government would increase financial and political support for arms exports despite the party's commitment to spending cuts in other areas.

  • July 2, 2009

    Transgressive political theorist and theologian Phillip Blond is on the threshold of launching a new venture, according to Allegra Stratton.

  • September 8, 2008

    The President and Vice-President of the British Methodist Conference will be attending the three main party political conferences this autumn and will be pushing a message of social justice in the UK and globally.

  • August 26, 2008

    Everyone is focussing on the PM's votes dilemma, says Simon Barrow, but all the parties are suffering from the diminution and regionalisation of their support as people continue to be disillusioned with the system.

  • February 28, 2008

    Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury's headquarters, has rejected claims made in a speech earlier this week by Conservative leader David Cameron, that Dr Rowan Williams was seeking the incorporation of Sharia law in the UK.

  • October 19, 2007

    Conservative leader David Cameron's claim that his new-style Tories love everybody has hit a snag after accusations that one of its leading members launched an intemperate attack on non-Christians at their recent party conference.

  • March 11, 2007

    A Scottish Christian group has contrived a novel way of asking whether the new Tory leader is for real.