Senior Tories in Portsmouth took a group ‘thumbs up’ picture outside a children’s centre they’ve axed, and dismissed the criticism as “paranoia”.
A Tory-led council implementing massive austerity cuts has splashed out thousands of pounds on a new chain for their deputy mayor because they wanted something “more bling”, Scrapbook has been told.
With the Tories’ election triumph turning £12 billion in welfare cuts from a coalition bargaining chip into something they are actually committed to deliver, squirming Iain Duncan Smith has had mates brief the Observer on his “confidence” in delivering on their manifesto:
A Tory MP has staged a bizarre roof top protest after failing to secure money for a local school. While Conservatives freely admit that the government is directing taxpayers’ cash at marginal seats, out-of-favour Whittaker saw pleas to fix a water-damaged school in his constituency fall on deaf ears. Touring Calder High School with Whittaker six months before the last general […]
With leaders of some of the Conservatives’ biggest councils starting to break ranks over the massive cuts heading their way, the Tory leader of Buckinghamshire County Council David Hodge (with Bozza above) told World At One earlier: “I think we’ve reached the tipping point.We can’t just eat away at our back office services any more … people are […]
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