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David Gauke: With a position so exposed, how did Burnham get away with it?

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

David Gauke is a former Justice Secretary, and was an independent candidate in South-West Hertfordshire at the recent general election. Who would have believed that we would...
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Festus Akinbusoye: What serving as a Special Constable taught me about 21st-century policing

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Festus Akinbusoye is the Conservative candidate for Bedfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner election. After working over 200 frontline hours in two months as a Special...
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James Evans: Welsh Conservatives need candidates who aren't the “usual suspects” - we need genuine diversity

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr James Evans is the Cabinet Member for Economy, Housing and Regulatory Services on Powys County Council. As we go into the 2021 Senedd elections, the Welsh Conservative...
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Lord Ashcroft: “If you're voting for Trump, you keep your mouth shut.” My American election focus groups in Georgia and Ohio

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC is a businessman, philanthropist, author and pollster. For information on Lord Ashcroft's work, visit . This week, our virtual tour of America takes us to...
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Scottish Greens to launch workers rights and new deal plan

3 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

THE Scottish Greens will today set out plans to improve workers' rights as the party sets out its stall for the 2021 Holyrood election - hoping to move above Labour into third...
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Paul Howell: CCHQ North will only work if party members feel real ownership of it

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Paul Howell is MP for Sedgefield. In December last year, “things can only get better” boomed out at CCHQ on election night as Sedgefield, the former Commons seat of Tony Blair...
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Toby Williams: Lockdown has presented huge challenges for the children of alcoholics. Here's how we can help

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Toby Williams was the Conservative candidate for Mitcham and Morden at the last General Election. He is standing for the London Assembly next year as a city-wide candidate. As...
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Ben Roback: The polls only point to one election outcome - a Biden win. But what if they're wrong?

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Ben Roback is Head of Trade and International Policy at Cicero Group. There are 13 days until the election and 54 days until the Electoral College meets. All available polling...
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Trump told a rally crowd in swing-state Pennsylvania that he was only there because of how badly his campaign is going

Trump told a rally crowd in swing-state Pennsylvania that he was only there because of how badly his campaign is going

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Donald Trump told a crowd of followers in Pennsylvania that he only came to see them because his campaign is doing worse than he hoped. Trump spoke for...
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Matt Smith: An unenforcable travel ban. No NHS transmission data. Thirty thousand lost jobs. But where is the media scrutiny of Labour in Wales?

5 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Matt Smith was the Parliamentary candidate for Cardiff West in the 2017 General Election and has stood for the Welsh Assembly. Sir Thomas Hopkinson, co-founder of Cardiff...
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Brexit fury: Boris Johnson ordered to stand up to EU bullying in crunch...

Brexit fury: Boris Johnson ordered to stand up to EU bullying in crunch trade talks

BORIS JOHNSON has been instructed to get on with the EU post-Brexit trade deal talks as the UK is an important country internationally. Read more ...

Free School meals vote: Will there be second vote on free school meals?

Free School meals vote: Will there be second vote on free school meals?

FREE SCHOOL MEALS are the subject of much furore among Government figures, public figures and much of the British public - but will there be a second vote on providing free... Read more ...

Boris Johnson may hold off on no deal Brexit decision until US election result

Boris Johnson may hold off on no deal Brexit decision until US election result

BORIS JOHNSON could delay making a decision on a no deal Brexit until after the US presidential election result, senior EU figures claim. Read more ...

Michael Portillo issues damning prediction for US election as Biden races...

Michael Portillo issues damning prediction for US election as Biden races ahead in polls

MICHAEL PORTILLO said there can be no real winner in the US election, as he hit out at both Joe Biden and Donald Trump ahead of the crunch presidential vote. Read more ...

Don't forget us! Ireland begs EU for compromise as Dublin FINALLY realises...

Don't forget us! Ireland begs EU for compromise as Dublin FINALLY realises economic threat

IRELAND has urged the European Union and United Kingdom to allow Northern Irish exporters to be included in the bloc's existing and future free-trade agreements, it has emerged. Read more ...

US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says...

US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says George Osborne

BORIS JOHNSON has been sent an urgent warning by former Chancellor George Osborne who said it will be "hard work" for the UK Government to form a relationship with Joe Biden. Read more ...

Matt Hancock squirms as BBC host dismantles plans to lift tier system across...

Matt Hancock squirms as BBC host dismantles plans to lift tier system across England

MATT HANCOCK was put on the spot as he was questioned about the Government's strategy to lift Tier 3 and Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions across the country. Read more ...

Newslinks for Monday 26th October 2020

Newslinks for Monday 26th October 2020

Free school meals 1) Partial climbdown expected from the Government... “Boris Johnson will increase funding for the poorest families during the Christmas holidays as he seeks... Read more ...

Brexiteer perfectly dismisses EU threat as Brexit talks hit now-or-never...

Brexiteer perfectly dismisses EU threat as Brexit talks hit now-or-never ultimatum

THE UK will not be crippled by tariffs in a no-deal scenario suggests one leading Brexiteer, who dismisses this as "scaremongering" and that "once out we will be better off on... Read more ...

Tory civil war: MPs revolt against Boris over free school meals crisis

Tory civil war: MPs revolt against Boris over free school meals crisis

Boris Johnson is facing a Commons showdown with top Tories demanding a U-turn on his refusal to give children free school meals during half-term. Senior backbenchers said they... Read more ...