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What if politicians talked about fracking like this?

Greenpeace and Casette Boy have remixed British Prime Minister David Cameron. The results are quite refreshing.

David Cameron can’t afford any more slip-ups

From now until September 18th, the Scottish referendum will rightly dominate national politics. Tuesday night’s debate between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond is the Yes campaign’s last and best chance… Continue reading The post David Cameron can’t afford any more slip-ups appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Cameron Secretly Planning to Turn Private Landlords into a Border Police Force

David Cameron wants to put Britain first. Not by giving the British people a long awaited referendum on their future in Europe, nor by cutting taxes and protecting civil liberties, but by promising for perhaps the sixth time over the past year to break European law by limiting benefits for EU migrants in the UK after three months. Show More Summary

Cameron's tax chat: a big hint or a little electioneering?

Credits: Dan Kitwood - WPA Pool / Getty Images Alt Text: David Cameron PM says he would 'love' to raise 40p tax threshold – but he can't promise it, and here's why Column The Mole Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:59am David Cameron saidShow More Summary

Britain Still Handing Out £5bn In Tax Credits To Immigrants

Britain is still set to hand out £5bn in tax credits to immigrants, despite David Cameron's crackdown on benefit tourism. Tax credits top up the salary of low paid workers, they are effectively 'in work' benefits and can far outstrip the wages of their recipient. Show More Summary

Brussels Set to Challenge Cameron's Plans to Cut Benefits to EU Migrants

Plans announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron to cut benefits to jobless immigrants may be illegal. On Tuesday the European Commission said it will examine the plans closely to see they comply with European Union law, which is superior to British law. Show More Summary

David Cameron hints at tax cuts for Middle England

The Telegraph’s Christopher Hope tweets the news that David Cameron is open to raising the threshold for the 40p rate: NEWS! PM: “I would love to raise the 40p tax… Continue reading The post David Cameron hints at tax cuts for Middle England appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

You can't nudge us into eating more vegetables

David Cameron's advisers believe in nudge economics. The Government's Behavioural Insights Team is run by former Blairite David Halpern and is very overactive. This is the unit that has the government telling us what to eat — which, according to the latest study, is five not seven fruit and veg; and telling people how much their neighbours pay [...]

Is David Cameron's latest immigration crackdown legal under EU law?

David Cameron today announced another 'crackdown' on EU migrants, stating that from November, EU jobseekers "will only be able to claim Jobseeker's Allowance and other key welfare benefits for a maximum period of 3 months." This will halve the current period over which unemployed EU migrants can claim these benefits. Show More Summary

Cameron Announces EU Immigration Crackdown

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a further tightening of rules on EU immigration, in an effort to counter the popularity of UKIP. The Prime Minister explained the new measures in an article for today’s Daily Telegraph. Show More Summary

Ukip: David Cameron’s immigration policy is vacuous and cynical posturing

I have described David Cameron’s posturing on immigration today as vacuous and cynical, for that is exactly what it is. Cynical because once again he seems determined to fool the… Continue reading The post Ukip: David Cameron’s immigration policy is vacuous and cynical posturing appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Deja Vu All Over Again As UK Fracking Follows US Path

Interestingly, the US natural gas fracking scenario seems to be repeating itself right now in the United Kingdom. BBC News announced this morning that David Cameron’s Conservative-Liberal Democrat government, in power since 2010, has begun a vast bidding round for fracking permits that could cover around half of the United Kingdom. Show More Summary

Tough sanctions against Russia – but what about Israel?

Title: Vladimir Putin Alt Text: Vladimir Putin New measures risk a return to Cold War relations while some ask: why no action over Gaza crisis? Column The Mole Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:07am David Cameron faces a possible backlashShow More Summary

Cameron vows crackdown on benefits for EU immigrants

Credits: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Alt Text: British Prime Minister David Cameron 'You cannot expect to come to Britain and get something for nothing,' Prime Minister declares One-Minute Read Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 9:00am See related: Should...Show More Summary

David Cameron aims at Ukip and attacks Labour with immigration clamp-down

The government has unveiled a set of measures to curb immigration. David Cameron has written an article in the Telegraph about what the government has already achieved and what it… Continue reading The post David Cameron aims at Ukip and attacks Labour with immigration clamp-down appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Britain cuts EU migrants' access to welfare

The decision is latest in a series of moves by Prime Minister David Cameron to address voter concerns over immigration.

Abbott on MH-17

I see in an opinion poll today, that Abbott has been ranked well above Barak Obama and David Cameron on showing leadership in the wake of the MH17 disaster.  I note, too, that in terms of who respondents would prefer … Continue reading ?

Why doesn’t Cameron care about Libya?

The US has said it has temporarily evacuated its staff from the Libyan capital Tripoli over security concerns. Earlier this year Mary Wakefield discussed in The Spectator how David Cameron… Continue reading The post Why doesn’t Cameron care about Libya? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Resurgent George Osborne and the struggle for the Tory party

From The Sunday Telegraph The auctioning of the right to play David Cameron and Boris Johnson at tennis, sold for an eye-watering £160,000 at a recent Tory party fundraiser, demonstrates that Dave vs Boris is still – for now – the Conservative contest that people will pay to see. And no wonder. A permanent state [...]

Do we need a full separation of powers?

Last summer, parliament was recalled after President Assad’s forces used chemical weapons in Syria. David Cameron wanted the Commons to support air strikes against the Syrian regime in response. But… Continue reading The post Do we need a full separation of powers? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

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