Andrew Rosindell MP: This was a budget for hardworking people and one that makes me incredibly proud to be a Conservative.
The Chancellor made three key pledges yesterday – to lower taxes, raise wages, and cut welfare. Behind these pledges are two fundamental Conservative principles: that work should always pay, that a something for nothing benefits culture doesn’t work and that people deserve to keep more of the money they earn. Continue reading
In 1999, I moved to the highly marginal seat of Elmet on the outskirts of Leeds. I attended my first Elmet AGM with only the intention to do some volunteering but left an hour later Deputy Chairman Political. Since then, I have held virtually every position in the Voluntary Party culminating this year as Conference Chair. My journey has shown me that the members are the continuous bedrock of the Conservatives. Continue reading
The Conservative Party has always been a party of our times, but now we have a challenge. Our country has changed, politics has changed and we need the infrastructure and thinking of the Conservative Party to keep up. Continue reading
2015 is a crucial year for the environment. Global climate negotiations in Paris are fast approaching. A newly elected Conservative government stands ready to become the greenest government in this nation’s history. Never before has the need for an informed and objective conversation about the future of UK energy policy been more pressing. Continue reading