Conservative Party

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

Phillip Hammond defends National Insurance increase after Budget is unveiled

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

The Chancellor is to raise the contributions towards National Insurance made by self-employed people by 2%

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Government 'always dismissed me a funny old fart,' Lord Heseltine tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Lord Heseltine says 'Theresa May and the Daily Mail will dismiss me as a funny old fart' over Brexit

Lord Heseltine says 'Theresa May will dismiss me as a funny old fart'

The Tory peer, who has been sacked from his advisor position to the Government, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of his rebellion over Brexit

Lord Heseltine removed from Government advisor position after Brexit House of Lords vote rebellion

Lord Heseltine sacked by Theresa May after House of Lords Brexit rebellion

Lord Heseltine sacked by Theresa May after House of Lords Brexit rebellion

The Tory peer backed an amendment to give Parliament a meaningful vote over the terms of the final deal

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

William Haque calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May urged to hold early election - before Labour replace Jeremy Corbyn with someone better

William Hague calls for Theresa May to hold early election, blasts Jeremy Corbyn

The former Foreign Secretary insisted the Prime Minister should hold the election as he argues she needs a bigger majority in the Commons to implement Brexit

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Sir Bill Cash: 'I'd be happy to see Douglas Carswell back with the Tories'

Sir Bill Cash: 'I'd be happy to see Douglas Carswell back with the Tories'

Sir Bill Cash: 'I'd be happy to see Douglas Carswell back with the Tories'

The MP for Stone made it clear Carswell would be welcomed back into the fold, despite his 2014 defection to UKIP

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Government Ministers seek to overturn House of Lords demand after first bill defeat

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

The Lords defied Theresa May over an opposition amendment to guarantee the rights of EU nationals

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell claimed to be in secret discussions to rejoin the Conservative party

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell 'in secret discussions to defect to Tories'

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell 'in secret discussions to defect to Tories'

The party's only MP has reportedly spoken to Conservative MPs over a move back to Theresa May's party

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

Our host was speaking to Mark from Liverpool, who had a bit of a gripe with him about the situation of the Labour Party situation

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott following leaked text messages

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott in leaked texts

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott

An exchange of texts about the shadow home secretary was leaked to the Mail on Sunday yesterday

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

'Debate the Brexit bill, but don't frustrate the will of the people', says Iain Duncan Smith MP

Article 50 bill: The Lords can debate but they mustn't frustrate, says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith tells Lords: 'Debate, but don't frustrate'

The Tory grandee and former minister spoke to Paul Ross after the article 50 bill passed its final vote in the House of Commons

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Brexit is 'a serious risk', says Dominic Grieve MP ahead of final Article 50 bill vote

Brexit: Remainer Dominic Grieve MP claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

Remain MP Dominic Grieve claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

The MP for Beaconsfield and former attorney general said the country needs 'good governance' ahead the negotiations

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Brexit bill: 'The people gave their verdict, Parliament must give Theresa May right to trigger Article 50,' says former Vote Leave CEO

Tories are united on Brexit - Europe's now Labour's problem, says former Vote Leave CEO

'Conservatives are united, it's now the Labour Party who are divided on Europe'

Matthew Elliot, a senior fellow at the Legatum Institute thinktank and former Vote Leave CEO, insisted the Brexit vote has to be upheld despite growing tension in the Labour Party

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Brexit White Paper - What does it actually mean?

Brexit White Paper - What exactly will it contain?

Brexit White Paper - What does it actually mean?

Theresa May has promised there will be a White Paper outlining the Government's Brexit plans. But what sort of detail - and how much - will he included in the document?

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government to have final say

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government over Article 50

Labour promises 'hand-to-hand combat' over Article 50

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry issued the warning during an interview on BBC Newsnight

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Labour, Liberal Democrats and the SNP call on the government after the Supreme Court Brexit decision

Supreme Court Brexit ruling: SNP, Labour promise to amend Article 50 bill while Lib Dems threaten to vote against

Labour, SNP vow to amend Brexit bill while Lib Dems threaten to vote against

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Brexit process cannot begin without a vote in Parliament and so Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the SNP have responded to the decision

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Britain's most senior judges will reveal whether Theresa May has the formal power to trigger Article 50 and begin negotiations with the European Union

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Today's Prime Minister's Questions was especially key, coming one day after Theresa May unveiled her priorities for Brexit

EU figures distance themselves from idea of 'punitive' Brexit deal

Czech minister says Amber Rudd migrant speech makes him 'worried' about Brexit

Czech minister says his country is "worried" by Brexit and Amber Rudd speech

Theresa May said it would an act of 'calamitous self-harm' if the EU aimed to punish the UK for leaving the union

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

'If you deliberately starve the NHS of funds, you're responsible for killing people', says George Galloway

'The Tories are killing people': George Galloway blasts NHS crisis

'The Tories are killing people': George Galloway blasts NHS crisis

Our presenter agreed with a caller who shared the view the Conservative Party were incapable of running public services

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Amber Rudd 'hate incident' shows 'establishment has lost the plot', says editor

Amber Rudd hate speech row is a stalinist nightmare, says Spiked editor

Amber Rudd hate speech row is a stalinist nightmare, says Spiked editor

Brendan O'Neill, the editor of Spiked Online, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after West Midlands Police said the Home Secretary's speech at last year's Conservative party conference is being treated as a hate incident

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Labour party has 'unique position in British politics' because of fundraising, caller tells George Galloway

Blairite Progress faction doesn't have Labour's best interests at heart, says George Galloway

Blairites don't have Labour's interests at heart - George Galloway

Galloway made the comments while chatting to a caller about Jeremy Corbyn

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

'It's time for a general election' - George Galloway blasts Tory government

Tory Government deserves to be booted out for Southern Rail shambles, says George Galloway

Tories deserve to be booted out for Southern shambles, says George Galloway

Our host called for a general election in response to the government's handling of the Southern Rail Strike

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

SNP’s Stephen Gethins explains why he voted against Brexit motion in heated clash with Julia Hartley-Brewer

SNP’s Stephen Gethins explains why he voted against Brexit motion in heated clash with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Stephen Gethins explains why he voted against Brexit motion in heated clash

The SNP MP for Fife North East engaged in a fiery debate with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Labour were trying to stimulate a row amongst Conservatives, and that backfired spectacularly', says MP James Cleverly

Brexit motion: Labour tried to split the Tories but their plan backfired spectacularly, says MP James Cleverly

'Labour were trying to cause a row amongst Conservatives, and that backfired'

Yesterday 461 MPs voted to back Theresa May's timetable for Brexit and trigger Article 50 by the end of March next year

Brexit: Labour weathers onslaught after backing Article 50 plan reveal

Brexit: Labour weathers onslaught after backing Article 50 plan reveal

Brexit: Labour weathers onslaught after backing Article 50 plan reveal

The party has been heavily criticised for agreeing to vote to trigger Article 50 if Theresa May laid out her plan for Brexit, after the vote passed by a majority in the House of Commons yesterday

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Twitter praises Emily Thornberry over PMQ performance

'Caroline Quentin should play Emily Thornberry in Brexit film': Twitter reacts to PMQs

'Caroline Quentin should play Emily Thornberry in Brexit film'

The Shadow Foreign Secretary stood in for Jeremy Corbyn, while David Lidington stood in for Theresa May

David Davis to face calls in Parliament to reveal details of Brexit plan

David Davis 'to face calls in Parliament to reveal full extent of Brexit plan'

David Davis 'to face calls in Parliament to reveal full extent of Brexit plan'

The Prime Minister has said she will reveal her plan to avoid a revolt of up to 40 Conservative MPs

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Sir John Major delivers Brexit warning against 'tyranny of the majority'

Sir John Major delivers Brexit warning against 'tyranny of the majority'

Sir John Major delivers Brexit warning against 'tyranny of the majority'

The former PM claimed there was a 'perfectly credible case' for a second referendum

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Autumn Statement: Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond for 'economic doom and gloom' after Brexit costs

Autumn Statement: Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond's 'doom and gloom' over Brexit costs

Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond for 'doom and gloom' over Brexit costs

The Chancellor revealed the country's economy is to lose roughly £60 billion over the next five years as a result of the leave vote

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

John McDonnell tape was 'depressing, but not surprising', says Jamie Reed MP

John McDonnell 'let's kick off' video was depressing, but not surprising, says Jamie Reed MP

John McDonnell 'let's kick off' video depressing, but not surprising, says MP

A video of the Shadow Chancellor inciting left-wing activists to protest against Labour MPs has led to a strong backlash against him

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Reactions to the High Court ruling negative among prominent leave campaigners

Article 50 High Court verdict: Arron Banks and Nigel Farage blast verdict - while Boris Johnson says nothing

Brexit backers condemn 'betrayal' after Article 50 High Court verdict

The High Court ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

'Keith Vaz was voted on the justice committee to prove a point of principle', says Andrew Bridgen

Keith Vaz has no place in British politics, says opponent Andrew Bridgen

Scandal-hit MP Keith Vaz 'has no place in British politics'

Keith Vaz has been voted onto the justice committee despite calls to vote against him after allegations he paid for two male sex workers

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen has published an essay on Vice to defend her stance on the migrant crisis

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

'The Tory Party is likely to fracture by 2020', says Norman Lamb as MPs call for Vote Leave's NHS promise to be upheld

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Lamb was one of 41 MPs who signed a letter calling for the government to uphold Vote Leave's claim that £350 million more can be spent on the NHS each week

Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

Tories hold Cameron’s old Witney seat while former Corrie actor succeeds Jo Cox

Tories hold Cameron’s old Witney seat while former Corrie actor succeeds Jo Cox

Tories hold Cameron’s old Witney seat while former Corrie actor succeeds Jo Cox

New Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin heckled by far-right supporters during victory speech

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tory MP aide arrested over parliament rape allegations

Tory MP aide Sam Armstrong held over Parliament rape allegations

Tory MP aide held over Parliament rape allegations

Sam Armstrong, chief of staff to South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, was arrested last week on suspicion of raping a woman in an office on the Parliamentary estate

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

'We want post-Brexit Britain to be a Labour Britain', says Richard Burgon MP

Jeremy Corbyn ally tells George Galloway 'purged' supporters should be welcomed back

'We want post-Brexit Britain to be a Labour Britain', says Richard Burgon MP

Shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon hits out at 'coup' against Corbyn and says party is now ready to capitalise on Brexit

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

'Theresa May's combination of ideas might work for us', says Nick de Bois

'Theresa May doesn't have an ideology, she has a mission' says former Tory MP Nick de Bois

'Theresa May doesn't have an ideology, she has a mission' says former Tory MP

Former MP praised Mrs May's hour-long speech yesterday at the Conservative Party Conference

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