The current Conservative MP, David Ruffley, enjoys a majority of 12,380 votes.
Posts Tagged: David Ruffley MP
To defend the MP for Bury St Edmunds would have been seen as support for domestic violence, so he had to go.
“I have reluctantly come to the conclusion that a protracted media debate on my private life would not serve the wider interests of the Conservative cause in East Anglia.”
And: Canny Nicky Morgan. The cruel Foreign Office. Spurn Clegg. Call Balls. A Ruffley inaccurate story. Plus: Don’t you know I’m on holiday?
The Treasury Select Committee is right to resist the Government’s plan to empower HMRC to raid bank accounts without the permission of a court.
Instead of focusing just on old-fashioned GDP, we must drive up productivity and profitability.
We can look forward to proposals on the economy, society and governance from the group that wants to revive the optimism of the early Cameron project.
We are making a rod for our own backs. The Commons is set to become the preserve of the fanatical, the rich and the union-funded.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
What is the Fresh Start Project? Matthew Barrett profiles the Tory MPs trying to forge a new UK-EU relationship
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs has usually featured groups with general… Read more »
David Ruffley MP writes about a new campaign to scrap the 50p tax band. The 50p rate proves “we’re all… Read more »
Tory MPs voiced their scepticism about an elected second chamber during yesterday’s debate in the Commons
By Jonathan IsabyFollow Jonathan on Twitter I have already covered Conor Burns' sideswipe at Lord Heseltine from the debate on… Read more »
By Jonathan Isaby Another extract from yesterday's Budget debate which is worth a read. The below is from David Ruffley,… Read more »
By Jonathan Isaby In advance of yesterday's debate on votes for prisoners, the man moving the motion, David Davis, made… Read more »
By Jonathan Isaby During Justice Questions yesterday, the issue of votes for prisoners was raised on the back of the… Read more »