After party chairman Grant Shapps attempted to intimidate the BBC ahead of the Coulson/Brooks hacking trial at the weekend, the CCHQ press office have attempted to bully an individual journalists by smearing them. Deputy head of press Ric Holden (@RicHolden) has taken to Twitter to berate Metro hack Joel Taylor (@JoelTaylorMetro), falsely accusing him of being a paid-up […]

A spokesman for Conservative Party Headquarters has claimed that the Eurozone is in recession — despite the latest official figures showing growth is flat. The embarrassing error comes after another blunder on economics, with the Tories attempting to deny the UK’s double-dip just last week. With statistics from Europe’s official economics agency Eurostat clearly showing first quarter growth […]