A newly elected Tory MP is set to rake in nearly £100,000-a-year after refusing to quit two other elected positions on the London Assembly and a borough council. And with claims that Cllr Lady Victoria Borwick AM MP cannot possibly perform all three roles properly, Political Scrapbook has uncovered evidence that the ‘triple dipper’ was last year appointed […]

So Malcolm Rifkind has fallen on his sword, with plotting by local Tories playing no small role. Seditious members of Kensington Conservative Association were aided by the timing of the following: Kensington Conservative Association AGM is on Thursday The Conservative group on Kensington and Chelsea borough meets on Monday Having been suspended from the party, Rifkind […]

A source close to David Cameron has told the Telegraph that the 2015 Conservative manifesto will include measures to “eradicate” wind turbines — nine years after David Cameron waged a planning battle with his own neighbours to erect a turbine on his house. In a sop to campaigners in traditional Conservative countryside seats, the manifesto will reform subsidies […]

A Tory councillor has been caught checking share prices in a meeting about cuts. Photos taken from the public gallery during a Kensington and Chelsea council meeting clearly show Cllr Matthew Palmer perusing charts for various stocks on his council laptop. While members discussed issues such as cuts to mental health services and council enforcement officers, Cllr Palmer […]