Government interventions have actually pushed up energy prices

An extensive review of the UK’s energy sector suggests government interventions have helped pushed electricity costs higher for consumers. The independent review, commissioned by the government, was carried out by Oxford University professor Dieter Helm. Helm looked into each element … Continue reading Government interventions have actually pushed up energy prices

GE17: Tories crossed the line to “unlawful direct marketing”, receive warning

We’ve found that two small sections of the written scripts used by those making the calls crossed the line from legitimate market research to unlawful direct marketing. We’ve warned the Conservative Party to get it right next time. We’ve stopped … Continue reading GE17: Tories crossed the line to “unlawful direct marketing”, receive warning

Tories promised CCTV in slaughterhouses – “Now they must deliver” says author Chas Newkey-Burden

Earlier this week, Theresa May slammed animal cruelty in parliament, and Chas Newkey-Burden has demanded the government deliver on its manifesto promise to make it mandatory to install CCTV in slaughterhouses. Animal welfare groups have spent years calling for compulsory … Continue reading Tories promised CCTV in slaughterhouses – “Now they must deliver” says author Chas Newkey-Burden

MRS writes to Tories about the “secret call centre” activities during general election

MRS, the world’s leading research association, has written to the Conservative Party to inform them that if the Channel 4 documentary’s allegations about a secret call centre are true, they would be in breach of code of conduct and the … Continue reading MRS writes to Tories about the “secret call centre” activities during general election

Tory party members confidence in Conservative majority in next election plummets from 96% to 39%

A survey by Conservative Home asked Conservative party members whether they expected a Tory majority at the next election on May 3rd, and got a record 93% confidence in Theresa May to secure a majority. However, a more recent poll … Continue reading Tory party members confidence in Conservative majority in next election plummets from 96% to 39%

Damian Green accepts Tories must “change hard” to woo young voters

Damian Green insists Tories must “change hard” to woo young voters, and thinks the issue of tuition fees and the subsequent debt must be discussed. He added: “If you wanted to say you want to reduce [fees] then either fewer … Continue reading Damian Green accepts Tories must “change hard” to woo young voters