Eurosceptic ministers are being put off joining the campaign for Britain to leave the EU by the “angry, unintelligent, divided mob” leading it, a member of the Cabinet has revealed. … Read the full post »
Right-wing Conservative MP and Eurosceptic John Redwood was a member of John Major’s Cabinet in 1993-95, when he resigned on challenging John Major unsuccessfully for the Conservative Party leadership. He also stood for Conservative Party leader, and lost again, in 1997.
Imagine not only putting together a Cabinet containing the equivalents of both John Redwood and Tony Greaves, but also… … Read the full post »
Not a happy time for the Conservatives in Wokingham where not one but two party members are standing as independent candidates against John Redwood. … Read the full post »
As far as I’ve been able to find our, Cllr Robin Smith (Conservative) is the same as Robin Smith, Independent Parliamentary candidate in Wokingham, where the Conservative candidate is one John Redwood. … Read the full post »
I’ve commented on the fate of the 21 Conservative MPs who voted against reform of Parliamentary expenses (in brief: nearly all of them have since had to pay back money or had an expenses scandal come to light).
That was one of two key votes where Parliament had had the chance to clean up its act … Read the full post »
So, what is the Conservative Party policy on Regional Development Agencies (RDAs)? … Read the full post »
Former Conservative Party leader Michael Howard has dismissed John Redwood, chair of the party’s official Economic Competitiveness Policy Group, as not reflecting the mainstream views of the party in a radio appearance. The criticism came on the BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster at the weekend when former Labour minister Patricia Hewitt raised the question … Read the full post »
Tonight on Question Time Alan Duncan has repeatedly denied that the Conservatives were in favour of removing regulation from the mortgage market. … Read the full post »
Earlier this week the Parliamentary Ombudsman, Ann Abraham, published her report into the near-collapse of Equitable and the resulting financial losses incurred by many of Equitable’s customers. … Read the full post »
Yes, I’ve been reading once more the Conservative Party policy proposals John Redwood and his group came up with. … Read the full post »