Water Cannons? You Decide! The Home Secretary has just declined the Mayor of London's application to have three water cannons ready for use against rioters, thugs, and criminals. Boris has already bought three second hand water cannons from the Germans costing £218,000 which legally cannot be used. At least it has saved him from being the first to test the force of the blast as he originally promised ... But what are your views? Vote HERE!
Adam Afriyie MP : Conservatives must reignite social mobility by giving children the chance to excel
Conservatives celebrate success and particularly for those from less privileged backgrounds. I guess I came from a classically disadvantaged background, having been brought up by my mother in social housing in South London. Yet I was one of the few fortunate enough to get an education and earn enough as an entrepreneur to provide a comfortable life for my family. This should not be a one-off story; it should be commonplace. Continue reading
Tomorrow the House of Commons was supposed to vote on the important issue to change the law on fox hunting in England and Wales. Since the SNP have said that they will vote in line with Labour against the amendment to the law, despite the proposals being in the same as Scottish Law, the importance of having only English MPs voting on English matters is even more pronounced. Continue reading
With the election campaign now becoming something of a distant memory, I wanted to take a moment to have an objective assessment of the role that Conservative Future played in the election. Continue reading
The day after our General Election triumph, while like other activists across the country exhausted and completely sleep-deprived, I was once invited to join BBC Radio Sheffield as a spokesman for the Party. The interviewer Toby Foster went through the normal pleasantries given that the blues had won nationally, before asking “well Spencer, can the Conservatives ever win in Sheffield or South Yorkshire again?” I said we could of course win again Parliamentary representation - not only here in South Yorkshire - but in many other difficult City regions in the North for the Party. Continue reading