tory backbench revolt

Nearly a quarter of Conservative councillors would back an electoral pact with the UK Independence Party at the general election
Jacob Rees-Mogg has risked causing disquiet among Conservative ranks by once again suggesting the party should allow Ukip
David Cameron's dramatic decision to play his last hand with a bill promising a EU referendum in 2017 appears to have done
They may not quite be clad in black leather, astride a motorbike, but when it comes to MPs, the British public love a rebel