The Office for Budget Responsibility have taken the unprecedented step of slapping down Tory HQ spinners on Twitter: Please note that the OBR did not make the quote attributed to us here by @CCHQPress — OBR (@OBR_UK) September 11, 2014 Apparently they can’t tell the difference between an actual quote and copy from the Daily Mail. UPDATE: […]

Judge rules there would be no chilling effect in releasing Universal Credit reports FOI tribunal refuses Iain Duncan Smith leave to appeal against the court’s decision DWP continues to pour thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money into failing legal attempt to keep files secret A judge has smashed Iain Duncan Smith’s attempt to keep potentially damning […]

David Cameron spent £430,000 of taxpayers’ cash sending out more than a million party propaganda letters touting Tory policy. The Electoral Commission is demanding an explanation after tax money was used to pay for the letters, sent out to businesses “encouraging them to check” if they qualified for a £2000 National Insurance cut – a Tory policy. […]

A Tory councillor made sick jokes about domestic violence, complained about lesbians, the disabled and black people getting an easy ride, and labelled benefit claimants “scum” on Facebook, Political Scrapbook can reveal. The posts, made by Cllr Tom Davey of Tory-run Barnet Council, were revealed just days after he was caught advocating ‘social cleansing’ in […]

 Major Tory donor opposed to Severn Barrage project gave £17000 to Bristol MP Charlotte Leslie’s local party Leslie failed to declare an interest when questioning Ed Davey and Vince Cable on the project’s research funding She finally apologised this week – seven months after she belatedly added the donation to the register A Tory MP […]

Scrapbook set legal process in train by tipping of SOS Racisme We were first to expose his inconsistent story in January 2012 Burley complained to a pal: “They know everything about me” Nazi party organiser and Tory MP for Cannock Chase Aidan Burley is to step down at the next election: His statement in full: […]

Dorrries’ 68 year-old election agent provides home and business for mystery woman in mid-twenties Ramona Ladin has ‘glamour model’ photo shoot pics on casual sex website Ladin claims Dorries is ‘her best friend’ but MP has ‘no recollection’ of meeting her Top Bedfordshire Tory Andrew Rayment owns Nadine Dorries’ constituency home and is a director […]