Category: Tory stuff

Dorries, Galloway and the problem of MPs’ leave

Nadine Dorries, the conservative (with a small ‘c’) Tory MP for Mid-Bedfordshire, has been suspended from her party (and likely faces de-selection in the run-up to the next general election) following her travel to...

ME, mental health and victim blaming

Yesterday afternoon there was a debate on ME at Westminster Hall, an annex to the House of Commons, whose main participants were Ian Swales (Lib Dem, Redcar) and the Tory health minister Paul Burstow....

A sad day for parliamentary democracy

Last night a set of “scandals” broke in which various senior Lib Dem politicians made statements which were not conducive to the love-in between their party and the Tories which has caused so much...

Move ’em down south? Hardly

Yesterday, the Policy Exchange published a report which suggested that the government should stop trying to revive the north, and instead build lots of new houses around London, Oxford and Cambridge and encourage ambitious...

Doreen Lawrence condemns Johnson for mayor

Johnson ‘would destroy London’s unity’ as mayor - Guardian Unlimited Politics Doreen Lawrence, the mother of the murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, has told the Guardian that she thinks Boris Johnson, if elected mayor of...