Hot on the heels of embarrassing revelations that David Cameron had written to his local council complaining about the effects of his own cuts come letters to Cameron and Osborne from yet another Tory council complaining about the government’s austerity measures.
A Tory councillor in Rugby has been accused of posting a racist comment on Twitter about Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London Sadiq Khan:
Tory MP and minister Tracey Crouch describes herself as a “compassionate Conservative“.
Cameron has appointed Lord Strathclyde to look into ways of reforming the House of Lords to make it more submissive to elected governments after it voted to delay cuts in tax credits.
Tory MP for Peterborough, Stewart Jackson has declared he’s thinking of becoming a Satanist:
Despite the fact the Conservatives sit in the same European parliament grouping as the Polish Law and Justice Party, public congratulations from Tories seem to be pretty few and far between after their xenophobic European partners won the Polish general election by a landslide yesterday.
Today, disgraced former Cameron cabinet minister Dr Liam Fox is keynote speaker at an event organised by the right-wing think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs.
There’s a story in The Guardian today about Foreign Office cleaners who have been disciplined — some apparently sacked — after they wrote to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond about their pay.
A young mum — who voted Tory at the last election — lashed out at Tory minister Amber Rudd on Question Time last night about the government’s plans to cut tax credits for poorest workers.
Strong words this week from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust on government plans to allow fracking in, errrr, nature reserves: