Michael Fabricant

Michael Fabricant Slams Restrictions On Gay Men Donating Blood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

Outspoken Tory MP Michael Fabricant has said the UK could face a blood shortage crisis unless "outdated, illogical and unequal" rules that ban sexuall...

'I Feel Like A Star': Michael Fabricant Continues To Put Foot In Mouth Over 'Punch' Tweet

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

Michael Fabricant has continued to put foot firmly in mouth after he boasted he would like to punch a female journalist in the throat, saying the furo...

Michael Fabricant Gives Textbook Lesson On How To Give A Crappy Apology

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

Tory MP Michael Fabricant has faced a furious backlash after he boasted he would like to punch a prominent female Muslim "in the throat". The spat,...

'The Tory Leadership Will Have To Take Action Against This Man'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

A prominent female Muslim has demanded the Government take action against Tory MP Michael Fabricant after he boasted he would like to "punch her in th...

This Tory MP Thought Punching A Woman In The Throat Was OK

Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Politics

Tory MP Michael Fabricant stunned voters after boasting he'd like to stop a prominent female Muslim from speaking by "punching her in the throat". ...

Miliband Makes Massive Minimum Wage Pledge

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has pledged that the national minimum wage would rise substantially, being linked in law to average earnings, if Labour returned to power....

Ireland Should Rejoin The Commonwealth, Says MP

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

The Republic of Ireland should rejoin the Commonwealth "to celebrate peace" in the wake of Martin McGuinness' state dinner with the Queen, an MP has s...

Michael Fabricant Sacked Over Maria Miller Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Politics

Mike Fabricant, the flamboyant former Tory whip, has been sacked as a vice-chair of the Conservative Party after sending a tweet following the resigna...

Nigel Evans Sexual Assault Claims 'Not Like House Of Cards,' Says MP

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Politics

Tory MP Michael Fabricant denied today that party Whips acted like a characters out of the darkly sinister political drama House of Cards, as he gave ...

An English Parliament... And Not in London Either

Michael Fabricant | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Fabricant

Decisions that need to be made together like our national finances, our transport programme, our welfare provisions, our diplomatic activities, and our national defence can still all be undertaken as at present by the Parliament in Westminster. But there is clearly a need for the English voice to be heard on other affairs of State. The Scottish referendum will increase the feeling of English nationalism and rather than ignore it and allow animosity to develop, let's look towards the practical.

'Any Fool Knows It Costs Jobs'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Senior Tories are reported to be urging David Cameron to back an increase in the national minimum wage, in a bid to help low-paid workers. Accordi...

A Tory MP Wore A Huge Fake Moustache During PMQs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Politics

Tory MP Michael Fabricant wore a huge fake moustache to prime minister's questions today. Explaining his hairy choice to The Huffington Post UK, Fa...

How I'll Be Supporting Movember at PMQs

Michael Fabricant | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Fabricant

I am taking part in Movember - the charity moustache-growing campaign in aid of Prostate Cancer UK - but I've chosen to wear a false "wing commander's" model rather than adorn my upper lip with the genuine item... What David Cameron and my colleagues, let alone Labour, will say, remains to be seen.

Tory MP: Russell Brand Is A 'Tw*t'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Politics

Russell Brand's appearance opposite Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight earlier this week in which he raged against the current political system has divided op...

The Brexit Prize - An American Dream?

Michael Fabricant | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Politics
Michael Fabricant

What I do want is to open people's eyes to an option the UK must consider seriously. I am arguing that we should consider our most special relationship of all - the one we have with the United States. British-American trade was worth $214billion in 2012. That is the biggest bilateral trade relationship of any two countries anywhere.

Tory Vice Chair Says Ukip Is 'Connecting' With Voters

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

The Conservative Party vice chair Michael Fabricant has called on his party to recognise the policies from Ukip that are "working" - and said that his...

Tory MP Asks: 'Why Is It Not Called A 'Suck Job'?'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Politics

The Conservatives are all a bit stuffy, out of touch, and only get round to answering questions after they've removed the silver spoon from their mout...

Fabricant Warns Against Plebgate Police Witch Hunt

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Politics

Former chief whip Andrew Mitchell does not come out of the "plebgate" affair "smelling of roses", a Conservative Party vice-chairman said on Monday. ...

Twitter Jokes Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Comedy

This week was dominated by one story: Dean Gaffney saying he'd applied to be a spy. Yes, just like Michael Fabricant, you couldn't make it up. And...

Who Is Michael Fabricant, MP For LichVegas?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Sitting in the House of Commons like a bird of paradise amongst pigeons, the beautifully plumaged Michael Fabricant is a wonder to behold. Looking ...

'No Deals With The Tories - It's War'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Politics

A Tory campaign chief has called for an electoral pact with Ukip, warning David Cameron that the party could lose out in many marginal seats at the ne...

Chris Wimpress

An Tory 'Antidote' To 38 Degrees?

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Wimpress | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

It's fair to say that the relationship between the online campaigning organisation 38 Degrees and Tory MPs is not great at the moment. For those not ...