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

Fox hunting quietly scrapped from Tory plans

In a major victory for the foxes, the Tories have quietly dropped their plans to open the blood sport back up for debate in parliament after it proved massively unpopular during the general election. The government confirmed the plans have … Continue reading Fox hunting quietly scrapped from Tory plans

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

George Osborne’s son campaigned for Vince Cable and even door knocked

Sir Vince Cable announced to an audience of 200 on June 20th that George Osborne contacted him to say his son was interested in helping him campaign in Twickenham. The sixteen year old’s “surprise support” was “very much appreciated”, said … Continue reading George Osborne’s son campaigned for Vince Cable and even door knocked

New grammar schools plan shelved

Justine Greening has confirmed grammar schools proposed by the Tories in 2016 and included in their manifesto have been abandoned. Angela Rayner (Labour) tweeted the announcement was “sneaked out” in a written statement. But grammar schools weren’t entirely popular with … Continue reading New grammar schools plan shelved