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.


Michael Howard slates John Redwood over financial regulation

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 »