UK Conservative Party
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 13: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) talks to British Prime Minister David Cameron in the Oval Office of the White House May 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. Cameron rebuked lawmakers in his Conservative Party who have already decided that Britain should withdraw from the European Union.
it was felt that there was a need to look at the narrowing of the gap between the party in the country and the leadership ... I understand what David Cameron is saying about trying to reach out to more people than the Conservative Party, but he has to realise that he is the caretaker of the Conservative Party and not the proprietor of the Conservative Party.
Same sex marriage is really a tipping point, a bellwether issue if you like - people have just said 'I've had enough, I'm off, I will never vote Conservative again'. Nick Herbert, the former Home Office minister, has admitted that grassroots Tories could leave the party because of the row. Absolutely none of us either want to upset or lose activistsMore quotes »
Invitations to Margaret Thatcher's funeral sent
Prime Minister David Cameron 's office said. Cameron 's office said the list -- drawn up by Thatcher's family, her Conservative Party and the government -- includes representatives of 200 states and organizations with whom Britain has normal diplomatic relations. Read more »
Thatcher had troubled relations with UK sports
-- beyond the back page, or impacted on other areas of policy," Sebastian Coe , who became a legislator with Thatcher's Conservative Party after winning Olympic titles as a runner, recalled in his autobiography.During her first year in power, Thatcher asked Read more »
Will: Margaret Thatcher's decisive legacy
usefully demonstrated that a soothing personality is not always necessary in democracy.Like de Gaulle, she was a charismatic conservative nationalist who was properly resistant to what she called the European federalists' attempts to "suppress nationhood and Read more »
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UK's Cameron committed to ruling in coalition until 2015: spokesman
Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Conservative Party's annual Spring Forum, in central London March 16, 2013. LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron is committed to governing as part of a two-party coalition until the next national 5/20/13 from Reuters Mobile Read more »
Tories cling onto power at Cambridgeshire County Council
in 12 months’ time. Instead, power will be placed in the hands of committees made up of councillors of all parties. A Conservative amendment which accepted a review of decision-making but did not name the committee system as the preferred option was defeated 5/20/13 from Cambridge Evening News Read more »
TORY WARS: Madness Continues
not even chasing the center ground, just some mad lentil eating, sandal wearing, tree hugging fantasy. UKIP are the real conservative party and people are beginning to realise it. You boys are opening the waves for Ed M. to stroll straight in. Incredible. 7:46 AM from Guido Fawkes Read more »
Jeremy Paxman reveals he has heard senior Tories calling activists 'swivel-eyed loons'
His disclosure further undermines attempts by the party to shut down the affair which has caused deep divisions in the Conservative Party amid continuing rows over Europe and gay marriage. Speaking on Newsnight last night Mr Paxman asked a young Tory activist 6:46 AM from The Independent Read more »
The headless-chicken Tories need to realise that David Cameron is the best option they have
attracted, proved to be very short-lived what price Mr Farage doing the same? But that, of course, depends on the will of the Conservative Party to stick with Cameron. The alternative is to carry on as they’re doing, tear themselves to pieces and prepare for 6:40 AM from The Telegraph Read more »