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A Conservative Party spokesman said: "A thorough and impartial investigation of a complaint took place and a panel chaired by an independent QC found there was insufficient evidence to support the complaint. "We will thoroughly investigate all allegations of Code of Conduct breaches and ...
Figures released this week by the Electoral Commission are the simplest way to demonstrate the growing influence of Facebook on British politics. ... The Conservative party in the London borough of Wandsworth has released a short video aimed at residents in the run-up to May's local elections, ... UK
But they are not responsible for the choice of individual voters to allow such prejudices to fester in their own hearts. That's the good news. Because Britain doesn't have to wait for the Conservative Party to change or be voted out to make this stop. We can each choose to make this change happen ...
Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, speaks at the Conservative Party's Spring Forum in central London, Britain March 17, 2018. ... Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will seek on Thursday to persuade EU leaders to condemn Russia over what London says was a nerve agent attack in England directed ...
Citizens For Britain chair Simon Allison said: “This poll shows that backbench Conservative MPs are right to stand up against the hard Brexiteers. “Conservative voters do not support the UK crashing out of the EU, they want a final say on the Brexit deal and they want our MPs to put country before party ...

Millions of British people are unhappy with the political choices being offered to them by the two main parties over Brexit, the former chancellor, George ... Osborne explained: “One of the things that has surprised people in my former profession, the Conservative party, is that I'm pretty tough on them.
Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday to a transition period to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit next year -- though only after London accepted a ... Prime Minister Theresa May, who relies on pro-British Northern Ireland members of parliament to pass her Brexit legislation, had rejected a fallback ...
Conservative Party chairman Brandon Lewis claims young people are “fed up” with being branded “Corbynistas”. .... lack of ability to understand what leadership really is about, in stark contrast to Theresa May who has stood up to defend the United Kingdom and do the right thing by its people,” he said.
THERESA May hailed the Tories as the party of Brexit Britain's ambitious values when she addressed her party's spring conference in London. .... Theresa May said: “On Brexit and on the economy the British people can see that the Conservative Party is acting on its values and delivering for them. “We are ...
THERESA May has called on Conservatives not to “hide” from their core values, arguing that the Tories are now the only party of moderation in Britain. .... Singling out the Labour leader for criticism over his u-turn on student debt, Mrs May told the Conservative Party Spring Forum that “time and again” the ...
The Conservative Party is nearly double the size previously claimed, as the first official figures published in five years show that membership is now at 124,000. Brandon Lewis, the Conservative Party Chairman, said that the party membership had grown by 6,000 since Mrs May's breakthrough Brexit deal in ...
The Conservative party is in the pocket of foreign powers that represent a threat to the national security of Britain. ... In the two years or so after it began bombing Yemen - including with British weapons - Tory MPs received £99,396 from the Saudi regime in the form of gifts, travel expenses and ... Russia Saudis
A trade official for Britain's majority party on Wednesday told a parliamentary committee that the British government is "very disappointed" in President Trump ... The comments follow a phone call between May and Trump on Sunday, during which May, the leader of Britain's Conservative Party, reportedly ... Russia Saudis
The election results weakened May's authority in the Conservative Party and her ability to control her rebellious nationalistic right wing. These demand a “hard Brexit” — saying Britain should leave the European Union with a maximum break of trade regulations and other links with the 27 other EU members ... Russia Saudis
London, England - Mohammad bin Salman is starting his visit to the UK on Wednesday, with the ruling Conservative Party and royal family rolling out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia's crown prince as opposition politicians and rights groups call on British Prime Minister Theresa May to use the trip to ... Russia Saudis
A woman sleeps through Philip Hammond's speech Conservative party conference in Manchester last year. Photograph: James Gourley/REX/ ... The lack of women in grassroots politics is revealed in research by academics investigating the future of UK political parties. Jo Swinson, the deputy leader of the ... Russia Saudis

A Burton Conservative councillor has quit the Tories to become an independent claiming that she was a victim of bullying. However, separate investigations by the national Conservative Association and two probes by East Staffordshire Borough Council have found there were no grounds to her complaints. Russia Saudis
The EU has dismissed Theresa May's Brexit speech as being more about Conservative party management than putting forward sensible solutions on trade, ... And while it said the prime minister had promised clarity on Britain's hopes for a future trading relationship, it described the model she proposed as ... Russia Saudis
The ruling Conservative party in the U.K. currently want to exit both when the country leaves the EU. The 6-page document on Wednesday called for zero tariffs and quotas on goods but placed a rider that the European Union should continue to have full fishing rights in British waters. The text also ... Russia Saudis
Conservative party Leader Andrew Scheer will be in London for four days to begin discussions on a Canada-U.K. free trade pact. ... OTTAWA—Andrew Scheer is off to London to start laying the groundwork for his pledge to negotiate a free-trade agreement with the United Kingdom should he become prime ... Russia Saudis
Just months after her election as leader of the British Conservative Party, Mrs Thatcher campaigned conscientiously for a 'Yes' in the retrospective referendum on UK membership in June 1975. During that successful 'Remain' campaign, Margaret Thatcher spoke strongly in the House of Commons of the ... Russia Saudis
It's been well established that the Republican notion of widespread voter fraud (and their usual solution of implementing voter ID laws) in the U.S. is a big old lie, a fig leaf to cover their true goal of making it harder for likely Democratic voters to cast their ballots. Thanks to Republicans dominating our state ... Russia Saudis
Protecting the Good Friday Agreement and the integrity of the United Kingdom should be the reddest of red lines. ... meaningless slogans – “Brexit means Brexit”, “Deep and Special Partnership”, “No Deal is better than a Bad Deal” – the Conservative Party is now facing a choice between three bad options. Russia Saudis
She added, “I remain a member of the Conservative party and ideologically centre-right, but will now fight for the best interests of my constituents from within the largest and most influential group in the European Parliament.” Girling is an MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar and a member of ... Russia Saudis
Each time Prime Minister Theresa May makes a move over Britain's looming departure from the European Union, she upsets someone within her fractured Conservative Party. But with that withdrawal a little over a year away, silence is no longer an option, and on Wednesday it was the turn of hard-line ... Russia Saudis
... Salman met with British Conservative Party representative, Lord Francis Maude, at al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Monday, accompanied by a delegation from the Middle East experts from the Conservative Party. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the kingdom and Britain, ... Russia Saudis
At Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday, Mr Blackford, the SNP's Westminster leader, raised the issue saying links between the Conservative Party and SCL - Strategic Communications Laboratories - the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, "go on and on". He told MPs SCL "has been run by ...
British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at Mansion House on 2 March 2018 in London, England. ... The latest findings on the gender imbalance among the rank and file memberships of Britain's biggest political parties make for worrying reading – particularly for the Conservative Party.
Politicians from New Zealand's opposition party have chosen Simon Bridges as the first indigenous Maori leader in the history of the conservative National Party. Mr Bridges, 41, campaigned on a platform of generational change after former prime minister Bill English, 56, announced his resignation as ...
The Conservative Party is hiring an army of paid tweeters to take on Jeremy Corbyn's supporters on social media, the Telegraph can disclose. ... Officials are concerned that hundreds of thousands of Ukip voters could switch to Labour as the Eurosceptic party's vote-share collapses after Britain's Leave vote.
More than 70,000 students, some of whom back the strike, have signed petitions demanding reimbursement for lost classes. Tuition fees were introduced in the late 1990s in Britain and the annual cost has since risen by 900 percent for most students. The union accuses Universities UK, which represents ...
Tory peer STUNS Remainer Adonis in HUGE Lords Brexit row. A HUGE debate erupted in the House of Lords yesterday as Remainer Lord Adonis repeatedly interrupted a Conservative peer during his speech in the chamber. By Darren Hunt. PUBLISHED: 09:40, Thu, Feb 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 18:05, Thu, Feb 22, 2018 ...
The upcoming local elections will be “really difficult” for the Conservatives, the party's chairman has admitted. Brandon Lewis said retaining seats in London will be particularly “challenging” after polls suggested the Tories are on course to lose at least three flagship councils in the capital in May.
However, Remainer and writer Matthew Parris was adamant that if Jeremy Corbyn opts to keep the UK in a form of the customs union he could be greeted ... if they will go for a customs union as now seems likely and 50 or 60 members of the Conservative Party you actually have a majority for blocking this.” ...
Today the prime minister will attempt to solve that by taking her Cabinet to her official retreat at Chequers in an attempt to finally decide what Britain's so-called Brexit "end state" will be. These talks, which are set to go on until late in the evening, are the culmination of months of internal Conservative party ...
Each time Prime Minister Theresa May makes a move over Britain's looming departure from the European Union, she upsets someone within her fractured Conservative Party. But with that withdrawal a little over a year away, silence is no longer an option, and on Wednesday it was the turn of hard-line ...
... Salman met with British Conservative Party representative, Lord Francis Maude, at al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Monday, accompanied by a delegation from the Middle East experts from the Conservative Party. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the kingdom and Britain, ...
Does the Conservative party believe in democracy in house? “What do the rule changes do to answer the question: 'why should anybody wish to join the party?' Where do the rules facilitate vision and the need to address a new mass membership?” The letter to the prime minister and the Conservative chair ...
Britain should unilaterally abolish tariffs, according to report by a think tank with close links to the Conservative party to be published today, as the ... However, it would require the UK to eschew a customs union with the EU, a recent bone of contention among senior Conservatives within the Cabinet.
However, the six countries in the European Coal and Steel Community chose instead to create a unified continental scale market, which economically is closer to the US federal model. This structure requires a much greater pooling of sovereignty, which in Britain is viewed as a loss of sovereignty.
Sir John Hall, who has given the Conservative party more than £500,000. Photograph: Richard Lee/BPI/Rex/Shutterstock. The Observer has been told other senior Tory donors have become increasingly frustrated. Some who backed Remain are particularly concerned at the government's performance ...
It is time to take Jacob Rees-Mogg seriously. When the bookmakers made him favourite as next Tory leader in November, I thought it was evidence of the naivety of political betting. I did not doubt his appeal to Conservative Party members, but thought that his support among his fellow Tory MPs was limited.
The first black British prime minister will probably be a Tory too, but Varadkar would not find a comfortable home in the Tories for one other reason. He's too conservative. That's what people often forget about the British Conservative Party. It's not a conservative party in any real ideological sense. If anything ...
“If you take a step back like I do now, I'm full of confidence that in the end British pragmatism will prevail.” Pressed further about whether the difference in Brexit stances among Tory party members could be crystallised in a deal, Dr Ammon said: “Again, my belief in the rationality of the British psyche is ...
Theresa May was facing mounting pressure as a string of Tory MPs criticised her leadership and Government, with one saying the party was “letting this country down”. The Prime Minister was urged to “get a grip” and give some “direction” to her promises to tackle “burning injustices” while one MP ...
It's time to introduce a new kind of conservative party in America, because the new age of conservatives aren't Trump supporters at all. In fact, they are very socially liberal, fiscally conservative, and prefer to keep religion out of politics. Yet, after living in the UK for a couple weeks, I have noticed that people ...
This isn't the first time the UK's relationship with Europe has caused tensions to rise inside the Conservative Party. Here we ... Sir John Major clashed with a group of backbench rebels over the implementation of the Maastricht Treaty into British law during his time as prime minister and Tory leader. One of ...
A Conservative club held a “gentleman's evening” featuring strippers and waitresses, leading some to compare it to the Presidents Club charity dinner where hostesses were allegedly groped. A poster for the men only event stated the Horwich Conservative Club, in Bolton, was “proud” to present an ...
Without saying as much, the changes at junior ministerial level echo Mrs May's attempts to shift away from the Conservatives being the 'nasty party'. By demonstrating that it looks more like the country at large, she obviously hopes to shake up the Conservative Party and its image. Again, good for the future ...


 

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