David Cameron’s letter to party members added insult to injury after a week of headlines about ‘Loongate’ and the Tory leadership’s decision to bulldoze through the Same Sex Marriage Bill… Continue reading The post David Cameron has caused a crisis in conservatism appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Whether or not Lord Feldman made his ‘mad, swivel-eyed loons’ comments, the story has given the Conservative grassroots the perfect opportunity to tell David Cameron, via the media, how unhappy… Continue reading The post The Tory grassroots were feeling neglected long before ‘swivel-eyed loons’ claims appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Some of my colleagues have become more than usually over-excited by the events of the last few days, predicting irrevocable splits in the Conservative Party, the demise of David Cameron, the triumph of Ukip and the permanent transformation of British politics. I think they're wrong on all four counts. The Tory Party won't split, David [...]
Former Tory chairman says Cameron has made a hash of gay marriage, pushing Tories to quit for UKIP First Post LAST UPDATED AT 13:52 ON Tue 21 May 2013 TORY grandee Norman Tebbit has launched an outspoken attack on David Cameron overShow More Summary
The UK's marriage equality bill, under threat yesterday, was saved by a deal with the Labour party, the Guardian reports: The government's gay marriage bill was saved after David Cameron was forced to rely on Ed Miliband (pictured) to defeat...
Tory backbenchers are seething over 'Swivelgate' and yesterday's gay marriage plot with Ed Miliband Column The Mole LAST UPDATED AT 10:31 ON Tue 21 May 2013 DAVID CAMERON could face a vote of confidence in his leadership as a resultShow More Summary
The email David Cameron sent to Conservative Party activists on Monday in the wake of 'Swivelgate' First Post LAST UPDATED AT 10:09 ON Tue 21 May 2013 Dear XXXXXXX, After the news this weekend, I wanted to write a personal note to members of our Party. I've been a member of the Conservative Party for 25 years. Show More Summary
David Cameron didn’t spend yesterday wringing his hands in Downing Street about the progress of his gay marriage bill: he was meeting his business advisory group. He allowed Google CEO… Continue reading The post Cameron’s tax tightrope appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
UK prime minister, David Cameron, promised to hold a referendum on whether Great Britain should remain in the EU, but only on two conditions. The first condition, that Cameron be re-elected as prime minister is iffy enough. The second condition, that Cameron renegotiate the Lisbon Treaty, I said would never happen. Show More Summary
David Cameron faces divide as members of his own party attempt to undermine his bill to legalise gay marriage.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday told Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and other business leaders that he expected their companies to pay their taxes in exchange for benefiting from low tax rates.
Dear XXXXXXX, After the news this weekend, I wanted to write a personal note to members of our Party. I’ve been a member of the Conservative Party for 25 years. Some time after I joined I became Chairman of my local branch and was one of the volunteers dedicated to getting Conservatives elected to the [...]
David Cameron’s approach to the gay marriage debate inside his own party has been to take a low profile. The passion and eloquence he displayed on the subject in his… Continue reading The post David Cameron should be out there making the case for gay marriage appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
David Cameron’s inability to control his party must not be allowed to wreck the Equal Marriage Bill. Labour’s commitment unwavering. — Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) May 20, 2013 The British prime minister, David Cameron, is beginning, alas, to resemble the last Tory PM, John Major, in his inability to control his right flank, especially on Europe, […]
Credit where it’s due. Ed Miliband seems to have found a clever way of throwing David Cameron a lifeline on gay marriage, while at the same time letting Ed legitimately claim that he’s stuck to his principles on civil partnerships. Labour has announced it’s tabling its own amendment to the same-sex marriage bill, one that [...]
by Hilary White WESTMINSTER, May 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family campaigners are asking UK citizens to contact their MPs to ask that so that David Cameron's gay “marriage” bill be defeated. Anthony Ozimic, communications manager for the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children told…
Here’s the latest standards and compliance news affecting corporate environmental and energy executives. Today’s briefing includes 10 items. BP plans to ask British prime minister David Cameron to intervene with the US government over the rising cost of compensation related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The company believes its financial recovery is [...]
One thing about Loongate, or Swivelgate – or ThePoorManAtHisGate, as the more astute political observers have dubbed it – is how it reveals the bold and ambitious two-pronged plan, adopted by Cameron and his team, to win the general election in 2015. The first part of the masterplan centred on the Tory party in Parliament [...]
Eric Schmidt gets buddy buddy with David Cameron, Apple's Cook talks taxes, while indie retailers talk shop, Internet Week New York and the CM Summit kick off, the Ethernet turns 40, PandoMonthly features legendary investor John Doerr, Art Basel goes to Hong Kong… This week’s notable news and startup events for young treps:
David Cameron's marriage equality legislation faces a challenging series of votes in parliament today, the Guardian reports, the primary one coming from an amendment by Tory opponents to grant civil partnerships to heterosexual couples: Maria Miller, the equalities minister, has...