Voting Intention: Conservatives 42%, Labour 36% (30 Sept – 1 Oct)

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The latest YouGov/ Times voting intention survey sees the Conservatives on 42% (the same as in last week’s poll) and Labour on 36% (also unchanged). Elsewhere, the Liberal Democrats are on 9% (from 11%) and votes for other parties stands … Continue reading

Protesters call on sexting MP Andrew Griffiths to resign

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Scores of protestors pressing for an MP to leave his post in the wake of a sexting scandal have demonstrated in his constituency. Andrew Griffiths resigned as small business minister after a newspaper published lewd text messages sent to two … Continue reading

Labour accuses PM of ‘blatantly untrue excuses’ in chief whip pairing row

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Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has accused Theresa May of making “blatantly untrue excuses” for the behaviour of her chief whip. Mr Watson said the PM’s defence of Julian Smith was “unbelievable” and public trust in politics was at stake. … Continue reading

Bill Carmichael: Remoaners rage at rise of Jacob Rees-Mogg

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FORMER government Minister Anna Soubry launched an extraordinarily vicious and personal attack against fellow Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg this week. In a pop-eyed, spittle-flecked rant, she denounced him over his personal life and mainstream Roman Catholic beliefs and demanded that … Continue reading