Conservative Party

'Concerned Individual' Takes On Tories With Alternative Google Ads On Dementia Tax

The Huffington Post | BeckyBarnes | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK

A ‘concerned individual’ has decided to take on the Tories’ controversial ‘dementia tax’ Google advertising campaign by injecting cash into ...

The Conservatives Just Pledged To Take Our Democracy Back Decades

Josiah Mortimer | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Politics
Josiah Mortimer

Yesterday Theresa May launched the Conservatives' manifesto. There was a lot of talk about 'moving forwards'. But one pledge stuck out as doing the exact opposite.

Theresa May Performs Unprecedented U-Turn On Social Care Policy

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has u-turned on her flagship social care policy just four days after it was announced as the headline measure in the Conservative Party ma...

Tory Minister Admits He Has No Idea How Many Pensioners Will Lose The Winter Fuel Allowance

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK Politics

"Those in genuine need will still get winter fuel payment" says @DamianGreen #marr pic.twitter.com/5nZrkX5qXi— The Andrew Marr Show (@MarrShow) May ...

The Most Bizarre Moment Of The General Election So Far - As Voted For By You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

It’s now less than a month until the UK goes to the polls - and the General Election campaign has already provided a plethora of weird, wonderful an...

Tories Pledge To Make It Even Tougher For International Students To Come To Britain

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Students and academics have reacted furiously after the Conservative Party pledged to make it even more difficult for international students to attend...

Theresa May Makes Grab For Centre Ground With Manifesto

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has said there is no such thing as “Mayism” only “good solid Conservatism”, as she published the Tory manifesto which rejected “...

Conservative Manifesto In Full

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has unveiled her the Conservative Party’s manifesto for the general election on June 8. The policy document includes plans to reform soc...

Theresa May To Scrap Winter Fuel Payments For Richer Pensioners

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Politics

Millions of pensioners will lose winter fuel payments under Conservative plans to increase funding for social care, Theresa May will announce on Thurs...

Tory Candidate Slammed For Refusing To Reveal What She Thinks About Brexit

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

A Tory parliamentary candidate in one of the UK’s most marginal seats has been slammed for refusing to reveal how she voted at the EU referendum. Kr...

Failing Tory Government Working For The Few, Not The Many

Ian Hodson | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Politics
Ian Hodson

Broken promises, and unfulfilled manifestos. That's what we have been offered by this Tory government, and the sham coalition that preceded it. Year after year, Theresa May's Tory party has pledged to rebalance the economy, clamp down on aggressive tax evasion, invest in education and public services such as the NHS, as well as ensure workers' rights for all citizens.

Tory Councillor Suspended After Posting Offensive Tweet About Ireland

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK

A Tory councillor has been suspended after posting a racist and anti-Irish tweet during the Eurovision song contest on Saturday night, and it appears ...

'Tories Are For Rich, White People' Black And Ethnic Minority Voters Explain Why They Won't Back Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Tories are still only for “rich, white people, not the poor” according to black and ethnic minority voters in a special HuffPost UK/Edelman fo...

The Proof Theresa May Dominated Media Coverage In First Week Of Election Campaign

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK

The Conservative Party’s decision to push Theresa May as the centre-piece of its election campaign appears to be paying off as the Prime Minister do...

Here's Who To Vote For If You Don't Want To Pay Tuition Fees

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Labour will abolish tuition fees if it is elected on June 8, a leaked draft of the party’s manifesto has revealed. The news could further boost the...

British Pakistanis Should Be Natural Tories

Amjad Bashir MEP | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Politics
Amjad Bashir MEP

Greater support for businesses, strong and stable leadership, and a fairer society that works for everyone. At this election it's high time our community shook off the Labour voting shackles that so many families have worn for years and backed Theresa May's Conservative party, our natural home.

Greens Pledge Equal Treatment For Physical And Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Politics

Treatment for mental health conditions should be given equal parity with that of physical health, according to the Green Party. Those who need psychot...

Conservative Party Promises Energy Price Cap. Again.

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK

The Conservative Party has confirmed it will deliver an energy price cap to tackle spiralling household bills if it wins the election. The proposed ca...

John McDonnell Blames 'Unbalanced' Media For Local Election Defeats

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has blamed “unbalanced” media reporting of Jeremy Corbyn for Labour losses in local council elections across the country. With the ...

Things Got Crushingly Awkward When Theresa May Tried To Go Door Knocking

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK

All politicians know it’s important to get out there and meet the voters - so what better way than a good door-knock? In fact, Theresa May herself a...

Theresa May Refuses To Accept Government Responsible For Nurses Using Food Banks

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May questioned on nurses using food banks #marr pic.twitter.com/LAJy6st8AW— The Andrew Marr Show (@MarrShow) April 30, 2017 Theresa M...

Theresa May Promises Not To Raise VAT

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Politics

BREAKING: @theresa_may promises #Peston the @Conservatives will not raise VAT after #GE2017 pic.twitter.com/nwUHNaxr7T— Peston on Sunday (@pestonons...

Zac Goldsmith And Esther McVey Selected As Tory Election Candidates

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK

Rejected Tory MPs Zac Goldsmith and Esther McVey on Wednesday night took major steps forward in their political comeback after being selected as Tory ...

If We Want A More Inclusive Economy Then ALL Political Parties Need To Embrace Co-ops

Ed Mayo | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Politics
Ed Mayo

It's time we established co-ops as a vital tool that all democratic political parties and movements should feel comfortable embracing. If we don't, the risk is that the UK co-op sector will continue to lag behind those in other developed countries and our ambitions for a more inclusive economy will be frustrated anew.

Zac Goldmith's 'Little Credibility' At Risk After Being Shortlisted For Tories In Richmond

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK

Zac Goldsmith will “lose what little credibility he has left” if he stands in his old constituency just months after losing Richmond Park in a by-...