Conservative Party


post 18 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Queen's Speech - Referendum Truce? No Chance

The plan had been to hold this Queen's Speech after the referendum on the EU but the government felt there was a danger it would look like it had nothing to do.

post 17 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Boris - man of the people (though not the greengrocers)

Boris Johnson, the narrative goes, is for the little guy, the fellow on PAYE, the little people who pay their taxes.

post 09 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron will have to form a coalition - with his own party

Abuse, personal attacks and mockery - the Leave and Remain wings of the Tory party aren't pulling any punches, but will David Cameron be able to reunite his party after the referendum?

post 09 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron: I mentioned the war - I think I got away with it

"Can we be so sure that peace is assured?" David Cameron asked today in his latest speech for Remain. You might be wondering why he hadn't mentioned that before.

article 06 May 2016 UK
Sadiq Khan elected mayor of London

Labour's Sadiq Khan breaks the Conservatives' eight-year grip on the London mayoralty by beating his Tory opponent Zac Goldsmith.

article 06 May 2016 UK, Scotland
Elections: mixed results for Labour, SNP wins third term

Labour suffers fewer losses than predicted in English council elections, but is pushed into third place in its former Scottish heartland as the SNP wins a third term in government.

article 28 April 2016 UK
Election expenses: Watchdog requests investigation extension

The elections watchdog has asked for more time to pursue possible criminal prosecutions regarding Tory election spending, as a summit is called to consider the evidence revealed by Channel 4 News.

post 22 April 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Farage says Project Fear is working

This Presidential visit ends a two-week barrage of Remain artillery which has left the Leave campaign winded and divided.

article 21 April 2016
New evidence Tories bankrolled local activists in marginals

Channel 4 News reveals new evidence which contradicts claims by the Conservative Party that BattleBus was a "national campaign", with evidence from key Labour marginals.