Conservatives

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'There’s no dishonor in dementia tax U-turn' says Conservative MEP

'There’s no dishonour in Theresa May dementia tax U-turn' says Tory MEP

'There’s no dishonour in Theresa May dementia tax U-turn' says Tory MEP

Theresa May has announced a U-turn on her social care policy

'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

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Is the Conservative manifesto actually similar to UKIP policies?

Is the Conservative manifesto really UKIP-lite?

Is the Conservative manifesto really UKIP-lite?

Many have claimed the Conservative manifesto is just UKIP repackaged - so we thought we'd take a look at how the two sides' flagship policy blueprints match up

Labour warns Conservatives 'not to take votes for granted'

Labour candidate says Tory manifesto is unfair and warns Theresa May not to take pensioners for granted

Labour candidate warns Theresa May not to take pensioners for granted

Labour candidate Richard Burgon tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that some of the Tories policies are morally wrong and unfair

Julia Hartley-Brewer says if a parent isn't feeding their child breakfast, there's a larger problem at home

Julia Hartley-Brewer on Tory manifesto: 'Why should we pay for parents' inability to raise their kids?'

Julia on Tory school breakfast vow: 'Why should we pay for rubbish parenting?'

The Conservatives have announced a plan to give primary school children breakfast

'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

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Boris Johnson causes fury in Sikh temple with unfortunate alcohol remarks

Boris Johnson causes fury in Sikh temple with unfortunate alcohol remarks

Foreign secretary says he wants to boost whisky business between UK and India - but worshippers are outraged

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Workers' rights: 'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', says work and pensions secretary

Workers' rights: 'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', admits work and pensions secretary

'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', says Damian Green

The Conservatives announced a plan which includes employees having a statutory right to a year's unpaid leave to care for relatives

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Electoral expenses rules must be reviewed to avoid confusion', says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

The CPS has ruled that no charges will be brought against Conservatives who were being investigated over electoral expenses

'The electoral commission is partisan and politically motivated', says Karl McCartney

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan and politically motivated' Electoral Commission

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan' Electoral Commission

Karl McCartney tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the commission did not treat parties fairly

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'Calling a general election now is a smart move, as it will allow for calm, sensible Brexit negotiations'

Brexiteer James Cleverly struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Brexiteer struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Our presenter gets frustrated as Cleverly tries to explain his position

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'With Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants'

Labour candidate Paul Flynn tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the general election is nothing to do with Brexit

Andy Street says he doesn't always agree with Theresa May

New West Midlands Mayor Andy Street says he disagrees with Theresa May on some policies

New West Midlands Mayor says he disagrees with Theresa May on some policies

Streets says he won't necessarily agree with the Tories in his new role

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'If you vote Conservatives in June, you’re really voting for no NHS', says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

Marcus Chown and Daily Mail city editor Alex Brummer take part in a heated debate about the NHS

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

'Labour's tax policy is shambolic and it won't work', says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith warns Emmanuel Macron: 'French people will suffer if you take a hardline on Brexit'

Iain Duncan Smith says Emmanuel Macron is an 'absolute threat' to France

Iain Duncan Smith believes if Labour implemented its tax plans, it wouldn't have enough money to fund its policies

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 confirm our preconceptions, but the general election could be different', says pollster

Theresa May shouldn't take June triumph for granted despite local election results, says polling guru

'Theresa May can't take June triumph for granted despite last night's results'

Professor of politics John Curtice tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the local elections haven't given us a big headline about politics

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

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Rachel Johnson retweeted her husband's tweet, which appears to suggest that she has joined the Liberal Democrats

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was used on purpose as a Brexit distraction', says political correspondent

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

Political correspondent Rupert Myers believes the Conservatives will only use Boris Johnson at the start of their general election campaign

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford street naked if Jeremy Corbyn builds new social housing

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford Street naked if Jeremy Corbyn hits social housing target

Property guru vows to run down street naked if Corbyn hits housing target

Property expert Luke Doonan tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that greed is the reason that Governments haven't built good social housing

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Zac Goldsmith aims to stand again in Richmond Park just six months after defeat

Zac Goldsmith 'wants rematch with Sarah Olney in Richmond Park' just six months after defeat

Zac Goldsmith wants rematch with Sarah Olney in Richmond Park

Zac Goldsmith is aiming to stand again in the Richmond Park constituency in the general election, it is not yet clear if he will stand for the Conservatives

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Early election: 'Theresa May personally wants a strong mandate for Brexit', says Iain Duncan Smith

Early election will kill off any talk of second Brexit referendum, Iain Duncan Smith tells Remainers

Early election will kill off talk of new referendum, says Iain Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith says Remainers can finally stop moaning once Theresa May gets clear majority

Labour MP Barry Gardiner criticises timing of snap general election

Labour MP Barry Gardiner asks Theresa May: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Barry Gardiner asks: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Theresa May has called a snap general election which will take place on June 8, but Barry Gardiner believes this will affect the Brexit deal

Early election: 'This is a massive gamble for the Conservatives', says Labour MP

Early election: 'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

Theresa May's 'announcement' has prompted widespread speculation

Why Theresa May has to consult MPs before holding early election

Why Theresa May has to consult MPs before holding early election

The Government does not have the power to dissolve parliament, but it does have the power to call a vote

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MP Barry Sheerman slams Nigel Farage and Brexit ministers over Article 50

MP Barry Sheerman slams Nigel Farage and Brexit ministers over Article 50

MP Barry Sheerman slams Nigel Farage and Brexit ministers over Article 50

MP Barry Sheerman tells Jon Holmes that the Brexit minsters are out of their depth as they do not have an eye for detail

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

'The Tories will fail on immigration and UKIP will become more popular', says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

'UKIP isn't dying - we're still doing better than Labour' says Neil Hamilton

'UKIP isn't dying - we're still doing better than Labour' says Neil Hamilton

UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will be leaving the party to become an independent, but Neil Hamilton isn't worried about the future of the party

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon backs environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs SNP colleague Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster terror attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster comments

One of Nicola Sturgeon's advisors attempted to hide Roseanna Cunningham from the press at Holyrood, but it did not work

Westminster attack: Environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham accused of disgraceful behaviour at Holyrood

Westminster attack: SNP lawmaker Roseanna Cunningham accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in Holyrood

SNP lawmaker accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in moments after attack

Conservative MSPs have claimed that environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham said it was an 'absolute disgrace' to suspend the independence debate because it was 'giving into terrorists'

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Scottish independence: 'There will be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government', says journalist

'Many Scottish independence supporters don't like the EU at all - they voted Remain for tactical reasons'

'There will now be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government'

Scotland Editor of The Spectator Alex Massie believes the SNP are trying to blame Theresa May and the Tories for having another Scottish referendum soon

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

George Osborne has been announced as the editor of the London Evening Standard

George Osborne is letting down his Tatton constituents, says predecessor Martin Bell

George Osborne is letting down his constituents, says predecessor Martin Bell

Bell, the former BBC war correspondent, said it's impossible to balance MP work with editing London Evening Standard

'Good MPs don't want to be opportunistic and call a snap general election', says MP John Redwood

Theresa May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Jeremy Corbyn, says Tory veteran John Redwood

'May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Corbyn' says John Redwood

Reports claim some Conservative MPs have asked the chief whip to push Theresa May into calling a general election, however John Redwood believes there is no reason to do so

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return in spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could make spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return if Theresa May holds early election'

The former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke to Paul Ross about the future of the Liberal Democrats

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Osborne will continue working as an MP, alongside his responsibilities with the Standard

George Osborne backed by Tatton Tories after taking Evening Standard job: ‘He’s got to look after himself’

George Osborne's local Tories back his new role with Evening Standard

Osborne's local supporters believe he has every right to take publishing job - even though he could be spending much less time with them

Evening Standard: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'George Osborne has insulted the people of Tatton and taxpayers'

Evening Standard: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'George Osborne has insulted the people of Tatton and taxpayers'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'George Osborne has insulted the people of Tatton'

George Osborne has been appointed the new editor of the London Evening Standard, but Julia Hartley-Brewer believes he should be treating his MP work as a part-time job

Roger Gale's 'girl' employee claims he's not sexist and his team is a happy family

Tory MP Sexism row: Roger Gale employee says 'I like it when he calls us 'girls''

'Sexist' Tory MP's staffer says 'I like it when he calls us 'girls''

Sir Roger Gale was criticised for calling two women who work in his office 'girls,' as some claimed it was a demeaning term

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with MPs who are incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway believes few MPs are competent - but stay in their jobs because they sit in safe seats

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for absurd EU volte-face report

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' reports that Nicola Sturgeon has changed her mind on EU

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' EU volte-face report

SNP MSP Kate Forbes told Julia Hartley-Brewer that they need to hold a referendum in order to honour the commitment they made in their manifesto

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

George Galloway: 'Never mind polling, the Tories' win in Copeland proves they are most popular'

George Galloway: 'Never mind polling, the Tories' win in Copeland proves they are most popular'

'Never mind polling, the Tories' win in Copeland proves they are popular'

George Galloway believes the Conservatives winning in Copeland was hardly 'earth-shattering' as the constituency had some special circumstances

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

NI hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're far ahead in the polls', says political editor

NI Budget crisis: 'The Government thinks it is untouchable because Jeremy Corbyn is so inept'

NI Hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're ahead in polls'

Political editor Adam Bienkov believes one of the reasons the Conservatives have broken their manifesto promise on national insurance is because Labour are doing so badly.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'Labour can't oppose a general election because then they would be endorsing the Government', says MP Tom Brake

Labour can't oppose a general election because they'd be endorsing the Government, says Lib Dem MP Tom Brake

'If Labour opposed a general election they would be endorsing the Government'

Political editor Andrew Woodcock says elections would become a second referendum

MP Pauline Latham gives 'flippant and callous' response to voter about child refugees

Tory MP Pauline Latham blasted for 'flippant and callous' response to voter about child refugees

MP Pauline Latham gives 'flippant and callous' response to about child refugees

The MP claimed people should stop being sentimental about child refugees, causing voter Daniel Grimwood to write to her with his story

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Council candidate dies at Scottish Tory party conference dinner

Council candidate dies at Scottish Tory party conference dinner

Woman dies at Scottish Tory party conference

Conservative council candidate Marjory Borthwick died during a dinner held to mark the start of the party's Scottish conference

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson says Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum, says Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson

Ruth Davidson says Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has warned the SNP that if it holds a second independence referendum it will lose, as Theresa May also says the SNP has tunnel vision about independence

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Copeland by-election was 'a stunning result against a useless opposition', says Conservative MP Anna Soubry

Copeland by-election was 'a stunning result against a useless opposition', says Conservative MP Anna Soubry

Copeland by-election was 'a stunning result against a useless opposition'

Conservative MP Anna Soubry has told Paul Ross that the Copeland by-election was 'amazing and historic', and showed up Labour as a 'useless opposition'

'Labour probably won't regain support', says Vince Cable

'Politics could realign as Labour probably won't regain support', says Vince Cable

'Politics could realign as Labour probably won't gain support', says Vince Cable

Vince Cable believes that the Conservatives are benefiting at Labour's expense and politics could realign

Copeland and Stoke: 'We will make it clear that we are replacing Labour in the north', says UKIP chairman

Copeland and Stoke: 'We will make it clear that we are replacing Labour in the north', says UKIP chairman

'We will make it clear that we are replacing Labour in the north', says UKIP

By-elections have been held in both Copeland and Stoke, the Conservatives have taken the Copeland seat, meanwhile Labour beat UKIP in Stoke

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair is trying to divide Labour and create a centrist block, while ruining Brexit'

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair is trying to divide Labour and create a centrist block, while ruining Brexit'

'Tony Blair is trying to divide Labour and the Tories', says George Galloway

Tony Blair has urged the British people to 'rise up' and change their minds about Brexit, as he believes they voted 'without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit'

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