And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.
Posts Tagged: David Burrowes MP
Interview: David Burrowes, occasional rebel, constant Christian – and a backbench force to be reckoned with
The MP for Enfield Southgate helped to sink tax credit and Sunday Trading changes – and now has eye on the Government’s housing benefit plans for young people.
Jarrow goes blue! But May loses her seat! Yet it’s a Tory landslide! The amazing 2020 General Election.
We present dismissible projections drawn from last June’s results…and some electoral trends that are not so dismissible.
Twenty five Tory MPs joined Labour and the SNP in opposing liberalisation, and provided the Government’s margin of defeat.
The consequences of these sleights-of-hand now include two Ministers threatening to resign, PPS’s quitting, and rebellion from up to 50 Tory MPs.
Cameron offered a convincingly modest justification for bombing ISIS in Syria: to do so is not perfect, but is better than sitting things out.
Meet the Tory MPs, MEPs, peers and office holders who will be campaigning for ‘fundamental change’… or Brexit.
An increase in refugees should be mirrored by a reduction in other migration. This won’t happen – and the Government is showing that it buckles under pressure.
I’m not embarrassed to say that when I saw that picture of the four year old boy who drowned and was washed up on a Turkish beach I shed a tear.
Carer of terminally ill relatives should not be anxious this week about potential cuts to their allowance: they should know that the Conservatives will always be on their side.
Some backbenchers are unhappy that people who already have a job as a PPS have been allowed to stand.
Under the Coalition, progress was very slow. With a majority, it can be different. The Director of the Centre for Social Justice sums up this week’s ConHome series.
In this third part of ConHome’s series, David Cameron’s former family adviser calls for Surestart reform and marriage support.
In the second part of ConHome’s series, the author sets out a programme that would breathe life into the Government’s “family test” for policy.
Ever since his days as a Thatcherite firebrand at Exeter University, this Tory of Asian descent has believed in a tough, meritocratic conservatism.