Conservative Party

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to Theresa May 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' after Theresa May u-turns on social care reform

The Prime Minister has announced a cap to quell the flames surrounding the policy which would have seen elderly people with assets of £100,000 or more pay for their care

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour gain nine points following manifesto launch

Election 2017: New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

New poll shows Labour up nine points after manifesto launch

The party has cut the lead on points currently held by the Conservatives, according to a newly-released poll

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

The UKIP leader kept calling the head of Plaid Cymru 'Natalie'. Here's who he can blame for it

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders Debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

The ITV leaders debate was held in Salford yesterday

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

'Tories look right wing because Labour is moving to a traditional left-wing position' says journalist

'Theresa May only looks right-wing because of Jeremy Corbyn' says Peter Hitchens

May only looks right-wing because of Corbyn, says journalist Peter Hitchens

Peter Hitchens, a columnist for the Mail on Sunday, spoke to Paul Ross ahead of the Conservative manifesto launch

Election 2017: Tory manifesto with vow to cut immigration to be launched in West Yorkshire

Theresa May and Tories take tough line on migrants in manifesto

Theresa May and Tories take tough line on migrants in manifesto

Theresa May will lay out the polices to get the Tories re-elected, including a shakedown of immigration

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect EU migrants after Brexit

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights after Brexit

Labour have said the party are 'taking people for fools'

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

'Labour's election chances will depend on young turnout', says Novara Media founder and Jeremy Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us perfect chance to rebuild and renationalise Britain'

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us the chance to rebuild Britain'

The founder of Novara Media spoke to Paul Ross about the party's leaked manifesto

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says editor Peter Edwards

'Labour leaked manifesto to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says Labour List editor Peter Edwards

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages'

Peter Edwards, editor of Labour List, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 43-page leaked document

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires in Tory 2015 election spending

BREAKING Tory election spending: Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires

CPS says no criminal charges in Tory spending investigation

There remains one file under consideration by the Crown Prosecution Service

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

May and Corbyn to take audience queries in Question Time specials

There will also be a live debate from senior figures from the seven parties

Michael Gove blasts Labour's planned announcement to tax earners over £80,000

Michael Gove blasts 'nonsensical' tax plans from John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove blasts John McDonnell's 'nonsensical' tax plan

Leading Brexiteer also says Emmanuel Macron's French election victory is good for Britain as it will make negotiations easier

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

After Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister, which other political leaders match up to Game of Thrones characters?

Which UK political leaders compare to Game of Thrones characters?

Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister. We thought we'd compare the others

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry claimed to have branded the election result a 'mixed picture'

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry says losing West of England mayoral election by 5,000 votes is a 'fantastic result'

Emily Thornberry blasted for 'fantastic result' remark on tough night for Labour

The results are still being counted, but already a picture of victory for the Tories is being painted

Local elections result: 'UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Local elections: 'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Lib Dem grandee suggested Jeremy Corbyn and Paul Nuttall's parties have had horrendous nights

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Twitter reacts to Malcolm Baker after he accosts Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

'I love Malcolm Baker and his fantastic company': The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The pensioner had a heated argument with the leader of the Liberal Democrats, and the video posted to Twitter has gone viral

Reporters claim they were 'blocked' from filming Theresa May's factory visit

Reporters claim they were 'blocked' from filming Theresa May's factory visit

Reporters claim they were 'blocked' from filming Theresa May's factory visit

Local news journalists claim they were locked in a room by the Prime Minister's press officers during her campaign visit in Helston

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Conservative candidate Richard Fuller

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Tory Richard Fuller

Conservative candidate Richard Fuller speaks about Diane Abbott's interview

The shadow home secretary undertook a disastrous interview where she didn't appear to know how much 10,000 new police officers would cost

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

General election: Labour promises to hire 10,000 more police officers

Election 2015: Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if he wins

Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if elected

The party said it would fund more police officers by reversing planned cuts to capital gains tax

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

The former MP resigned from the party after Heathrow Airport was selected for expansion last year

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Theresa May's Government is as strong and stable as the San Andreas Fault' - Twitter blasts Theresa May over last PMQs performance before election

'Theresa May's Government is as strong and stable as the San Andreas Fault' - Twitter blasts Prime Minister over PMQs

Theresa May mocked in last PMQs performance before election

The Prime Minister faced off against Jeremy Corbyn one last time before the general election in June

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

'General election could have an unprecedented result in Wales with Labour loss,' says professor of political science

General election: Labour loss in Wales could be unprecedented, says political science professor

'General election could have an unprecedented result in Wales with Labour loss'

Roger Scully, a professor of political science, spoke to Paul Ross after a poll shows the Tories have a ten-point lead on Labour

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

'Theresa May called snap election over Tory election expenses', claims Dennis Skinner

Dennis Skinner gets angry when asked if there's a split in Labour under Corbyn

Dennis Skinner gets angry when asked if there's a split in Labour under Corbyn

The MP for Bolsover made it clear he didn't believe the Prime Minister's reasoning in an interview with Paul Ross

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'stunned many people' with election speech, says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

Labour MP who voted against election says Jeremy Corbyn can punish Theresa May

Labour MP who voted against election says Corbyn can punish Theresa May

The Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse spoke to Sam Delaney about Corbyn's keynote election speech

'Theresa May doesn't want to do live TV debates because the Tories don't want a surge for Tim Farron', says commentator

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

Paul Staines, founder of the Guido Fawkes website, claims Prime Minister won't take part in live TV debates because the Tories fear a surge in support for the Lib Dems

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Theresa May doesn't want to take unnecessary risks about Brexit', says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator

John Rentoul told James Whale that Jeremy Corbyn has absolutely no chance of winning general election and Labour MPs are just waiting for him to go

Korea lunch bill, Alabama sucker-punch, and the live TV gun debacle - top five political fights of all time

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

Guns, catfights and flying chairs - the world's craziest political debates

As Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn prepare to go head to head in the election campaign, we look at other great political battles that have happened in the world

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

Yvette Cooper hailed as 'absolutely brilliant' for hammering Theresa May at PMQs

The MP for Pontefract and Castleford asked Theresa May: 'Isn't the truth we can't believe a word she says?'

'It's the right decision' - Michael Gove MP backs Theresa May over election call, lambasts Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

The MP for Surrey Heath and former Justice Secretary spoke to Paul Ross about the motion to call a vote in June

Early general election: 'We will win', says Labour's John McDonnell

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

The shadow chancellor and MP for Hayes and Harlington spoke confidently to Paul Ross about Labour's chances of becoming elected in June

'There's a fear of political messages being skewed by TV debates', says Dominic Raab MP

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs': Dominic Raab defends Tory leader

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs'

Dominic Raab, Tory MP for Esher and Walton spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming election

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned early election called by the Prime Minister

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing a hard Brexit', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal over Brexit' says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing hard Brexit'

Lib Dem leader rubbishes idea of 'Progressive Alliance' with anti-Corbyn Labour MPs: it's a non-starter

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Early election: Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Mrs. May announced her bid for a snap general election in June, reneging on a promise she has routinely made

Theresa May early election: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to Prime Minister's call

Theresa May early election: Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

The Labour leader has posted a statement on social media to respond to the Prime Minister's call for an early election

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Leaked Cabinet document leads to accusations Theresa May 'sabotaged' Government plan to explain immigration benefits for Britain

Brexit: Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

The Prime Minister has been accused of blocking a bid to explain the positive benefits during the EU referendum after a Cabinet document leaked to The Independent

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Westminster: 'Muslims have to ask why the religion is being misused, courage is important', says rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

Westminster attack: Muslims must ask why terrorists keep misusing their religion, says London rabbi

'Muslims have to ask why the religion is being misused', says rabbi

Jonathan Wittenberg spoke to Carole Malone about the Muslim reaction to terrorist attacks

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'Type in Numpty and Jeremy Corbyn will pop up - Twitter blasts Labour Leader over PMQs on the day Article 50 is triggered

'Type in Numpty and Jeremy Corbyn will pop up' - Twitter blasts Labour Leader again over PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn receives yet more criticism over PMQs performance

The Twitterati are not happy with the Labour Leader over PMQs on the day Article 50 is triggered

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit ultimatum to Theresa May leads to accusations of sabotaging the upcoming negotiations

Jeremy Corbyn accused of sabotaging Brexit with 'unrealistic' ultimatum

Jeremy Corbyn accused of sabotaging Brexit with 'unrealistic' ultimatum

Mr Corbyn said Labour MPs would only vote for a deal which grants unfettered access to the single market

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

George Galloway opening monologue: 'If the Tories lose their majority, what happens to Brexit?'

George Galloway: 'If the Tories lose their majority over expenses scandal, what happens to Brexit?'

George Galloway: 'If the Tories lose their majority, what happens to Brexit?'

Our host delivered a powerful opening monologue about the state of the Conservative party in the wake of an incredibly difficult week

'Snap election suicide for the Labour Party, but some who see no option to remove Jeremy Corbyn', says Sun Columnist Trevor Kavanagh

Snap election: 'Some Labour MPs are willing to commit political suicide to remove Jeremy Corbyn'

'Some Labour MPs are willing to destroy their party to remove Corbyn'

Trevor Kavanagh spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the chances of Theresa May calling an early election

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

'There has to be a maximum spend, else Tories could buy the election,' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it' says Stephen Pound MP

'There has to be a maximum election spend, else Tories could buy it'

Stephen Pound, Labour MP for Ealing North, spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing storm surrounding the Conservative Party's election expenses

Theresa May to form more "united nation" as Brexit process is due to begin

Theresa May vows to form more 'united nation' as Brexit process begins

Theresa May vows to form more 'united nation' as Brexit process begins

The Prime Minister is to give a keynote speech at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

'SNP are an embarrassment to Scotland' - Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

'SNP are an embarrassment to Scotland' - Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

'SNP an embarrassment to Scotland': Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

It was a session which drew particular interest, given Nicola Sturgeon's recent announcement of her attempt for a second independence referendum

Tory expenses: 'It would be wrong for this to affect misinformed MPs, says Sir Roger Gale

Tory MP Sir Roger Gale says he and colleagues aren't to blame for expenses scandal

Tory MP says he and colleagues aren't to blame for expenses scandal

Sir Roger Gale, MP for Thanet North, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the electoral commission's fine for the Conservative Party

Conservative Party handed £70,000 fine by Electoral Commission over election expenses

Tories in crisis as election expenses fine follows NIC debacle

Tories in crisis as election expenses fine follows NIC debacle

The Electoral Commission said the party had "numerous failures" in the declarations of its expenses

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon to abandon EU bid after poll showing record Scottish Euroscepticism emerges, say reports

Nicola Sturgeon 'to abandon EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

Sturgeon 'to drop EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

The Scottish First Minister is reportedly dropping her plan to try to keep Scotland in the European Union, one day after announcing plans for a new independence referendum

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

George Galloway defends against caller accusing him of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway defends himself against accusations of 'belittling' Corbyn

Caller was responding to interview in which Galloway mentioned Tories' huge poll lead over Labour

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Budget 2017: 'There's massive unfairness in the tax system' says Institute for Fiscal Studies associate director

Budget NI row: Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Helen Miller, associate director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, spoke to Paul Ross about Phillip Hammond's plans to raise National Insurance contributions for self-employed workers

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says Peter Dowd MP

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man' says Peter Dowd MP

'Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says MP

Peter Dowd spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's comments on Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike

Conservative whistleblowers undermine official denials of breaking electoral law regarding 'Battlebus' expenses

Conservative whistleblowers contradict official denials over 'Battlebus' expenses

Tory whistleblowers contradict official denials over 'Battlebus' expenses

The Tories have been accused of breaking electoral law by not declaring local expenses of the 'Battlebus2015' campaign

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt on NI hike

The Prime Minister defended the change, but insisted she'd listen to the concerns raised by MPs

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review NI hike

The measure to raise National Insurance contributions from self-employed workers by 2% has proved controversial

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to the National Insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless'

Matt Chorley, who edits the Times Red Box, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about how the Labour leader reacted to the planned changes in the Budget.

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners will be unaffected by National Insurance hike', says analyst

Analyst says budget criticism is overblown as only 50% of self-employed people will be affected

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners unaffected by National Insurance hike'

Stephen Clarke, a policy analyst for the Resolution Foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned rise in National insurance payments for self-employed people

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