Near the heart of a decision that both approved was a distrust of the style of politics pursued by the Chancellor’s predecessor.
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Pledges on this scale cannot be delivered in this Commons without Conservative consensus. They can only be charmed – not bullied – onto the statute book.
The number of rebels has risen; it is concentrated among post-2005 intake Tories, and in seats that are either marginal or were until recently.
Tory MPs would have forced changes to Osborne’s tax credit plan in any event. Are they really up for the tough decisions that deficit reduction requires?
Another region, another strong Conservative result against a mismanaged Labour campaign plagued by local miseries.
The third piece in our series examines the four-way battle for the hearts and minds of voters in Wales.
Recent ConservativeHome authors James Wharton and Guto Bebb are present. Both expressed concern about the consequences for their areas of the offer to Scotland.
All the posts were elected unopposed – another sign of Tory MPs’ growing discipline.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
Who are Conservative Friends of Israel? A profile of the Conservative Party’s most populous grouping
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Conservative Friends of Israel is an influential affiliate group of the Conservative Party which… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham… Read more »
34 Conservative MPs write to Andrew Lansley to express “serious concerns” about plain tobacco packaging
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. On Friday, 50 MPs, including 34 Conservatives, wrote a letter to the Health Secretary,… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday evening a debate was held on regional pay. I blogged earlier this week… Read more »
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter 8.45pm Update by Matthew Barrett: I have now learned which candidates are being backed by… Read more »
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Under proposals by the Welsh Boundary Commission, three Conservative seats will be abolished, one will… Read more »