Tory Party

Three-Quarters Support £23k Tory Benefit Cap - But Why?

Nick Stephenson | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Stephenson

This comes as no surprise; the drift of anti-welfare opinions has been rightwards for years, and only gets more judgemental. The explanation for why so many are willing to see their fellow citizens living in absolute penury has a few parts.

Where's Your Compassion, Cameron?

Ashley Hames | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Politics
Ashley Hames

Perhaps I'm being naive but I can no longer accept that things have to be the way they are now, that clobbering the poor and vulnerable is a rational answer to mending our future. We can do things another way, and in time I'm sure we will.

The 'Dry And Dusty' FT Absolutely Savaged Dave's Big Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron's speech to Conservative activists at his party's last conference before the general election, promising £7.2 billion of tax cuts, was ...

Use Our Handy Flowchart To See How Tory Party Policy Affects You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Unsure as to how Conservative party policies will affect you in the run-up to the general election? Our handy flowchart, created by David Schneider an...

David Cameron Gives Us His Reasons To Be Cheerful

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Comedy

If the Ian Dury classic was performed by the Prime Minister, it might go something like this... (Made for HuffPost UK Comedy by Handface, David Sch...

That Horribly Sexist Daily Mail Cabinet Reshuffle Spread: We Redress The Balance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Did you hate the Daily Mail's 'Downing Street Catwalk' of female politicians? You might prefer this version... (Created for HuffPost UK Comedy ...

Middle-Aged White Man Fails To Purge Himself

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Comedy

A reshuffle aimed at purging middle-aged white men from the cabinet has failed to purge the middle-aged white man leading it. It is also thought th...

Osborne Admits Defeat On Immigration Pledge

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne appears to have admitted defeat on the Tory pledge to bring annual net immigration below 100,000 by the general election. The Chancello...

Did Thatcher's Government Give Taxpayers' Money To Paedophile Group PIE?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Politics

A Labour MP has called for an investigation into a paedophile rights campaign after concerns that it could have received public money. Tom Watson s...

Tory MP Who Organised Nazi Stag Party In France Not A Racist Or anti-semitic

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

An internal Conservative Party inquiry found that the Tory MP who organised a Nazi-themed stag party in France was not racist or anti-semitic. The...

David Cameron Reveals The Secrets Of Family Life In New Interview

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has spoken out about the bad language in pop music and complained that his own children have picked up on swearing in hits. The Prime...

David Cameron Receives Boost In Popularity Among Gay Community

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

David Cameron has received a bump in support from Britain’s gay community after pushing through legislation on equal marriage. In a poll conduct...

WATCH: A Coalition Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Comedy

A classic festive poem gets a British, political twist... (Made for HuffPost UK Comedy by Robin Flavell, David Schneider and Handface) MORE TO...

Stephen Hawking Versus NHS Asset Strippers

Will Black | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

It is ironic then that, as some on the right flounder around ignorantly in debates about intelligence, a man regarded as one of the cleverest living Brits breezes into the political arena to strongly criticise the privatisation of the NHS.

15 Stunningly Uncomfortable First Responses To David Cameron Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

You know that moment when you tweet and then you wait for your first response? Well, British PM David Cameron probably doesn't relish it as much as th...

'A UK Exit Would Impoverish The Whole Of The EU'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has warned that Britain leaving the European Union would "impoverish" the entire continent and that Tory "flirting" with an exit would not ...

LOOK: Tory Halloween Costumes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Comedy

Still stuck for a Halloween costume idea? Why not try one from this party range... (Created for Huffington Post UK Comedy by David Schneider and ...

Michael Gove's Brave New World

Will Black | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

In Aldous Huxley's 1932 novel Brave New World, children were not only classified before birth for the type of work they would do - and therefore the level of investment in their education - but also subjected to horrific interventions designed to stunt the mental development of the masses...

The Week In (Funny) Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Comedy

And it's a bumper round-up this week - largely due to all the non-essential American government officials who have been at home tweeting rather than w...

Cameron Wants A Second Term... Without Nick Clegg

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Politics

In perhaps the least surprising revelation of the Tory Party conference, David Cameron has expressed his desire to serve a second term as prime minist...

Tory Party Conference Bingo Card

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Eyes down for a full mansion! (Made for Huffington Post UK Comedy by Simon Hume, Robin Flavell and David Schneider) More TOPICALOLs: Ma...

What Has Lord Ashcroft Bought Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Politics

Lord Ashcroft has broken into the English sparkling wine market after completing a £7m deal to buy Gusborne Estate, a Kent vineyard which was develop...

'People Wait Like Midwives For Birth Of A Joke'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson says his audiences are often "waiting like midwives" for him to give birth to a joke, when instead he has something "incredibly dull" to...

Tory MPs Form 'Bollocked By Bercow' Club In Anger At Commons Speaker

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Politics

Backbench Tory MPs unhappy at being told off by the Commons Speaker have hatched a plot to form a new "BBB Club" - which stands for "bollocked by Berc...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Crisis? What Crisis?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 5th July 2013... 1) CRISIS? WHAT CRISIS? Personally, I find it hard to get worked up about events in ...