Philip Davies

Tory MP Accused Of Having A 'Problem With Racial Equality'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Politics

Tory MP Phillip Davies has been accused of having "a problem with the concept of racial equality". Speaking in the Commons on Thursday, the Tory ba...

Jon Snow Has Extraordinary Clash With Right-Wing MP

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

When it comes to railing against the media, Conservative MP Philip Davies has form. He has called the BBC "racist" for having diversity targets aim...

Tory MP Has Rather Strong Reaction To BBC Diversity Targets

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

The BBC is "racist" and discriminating against white, working class people for introducing targets to boost the diversity of its staff, a Tory MP has ...

Jack Sommers

Halal Row: Tory MPs Back Law Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Conservative MPs are pushing to change the law around the labelling of halal and kosher meat amid a growing row that has engulfed some of Britain's bi...

Broadcasting The Call To Prayer Is 'Patronising' Says MP Angie Bray

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK

Channel 4's broadcasting of the Muslim call to prayer could be seen as "patronising" MP Angie Bray has said. Speaking at the Culture, Media and Spo...

Ned Simons

Furious Tories Attempt To Overturn Lib Dem 'Betrayal' On Boundary Review

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Politics

Update: Since the publication of this article Philip Davies MP has asked it be made clear his decision to vote against the boundary review was based o...

'Frightening' Number Of Murderers And Rapists Have Absconded From Prison

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

A "frightening" number of murderers, robbers and rapists have absconded from British prisons over the past three years, figures show, and many may sti...

'Do You Want To Know My Toilet Habits?'

PA/The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Politics

"Do you want to know my toilet habits?" Lord Patten asked during a bad tempered exchange with Tory MP Philip Davies on Tuesday. Appearing before th...

Couldn't Hack It? Why Did Murdoch Step Down

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch's decision to step down as the chairman of BSkyB will be seen as yet another sign that the family's grip on UK media is crumbling. An...

'We Could Block Boundary Changes If You Block Lords Reform'

PA | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK Politics

Tensions in the coalition came to the fore today as a Lib Dem peer warned the party might block boundary change proposals unless the Tories supported ...

Britain Will Keep Up India Aid Despite Peanuts Jibe

PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics

Britain intends to fulfil its commitments on aid to India, despite a minister from the emerging economic giant's government dismissing the £1bn assis...

A Clear New Dawn For Lobbying?

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics

The Government should set up a register of Parliamentary lobbyists following the latest claims about firms' influences on ministers, MPs have been tol...