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February 7, 2018 12:45 PM Theresa May SLAPS DOWN Dennis Skinner with this BRILLIANT response to veteran leftie

THERESA MAY offered a brilliant response to Labour leftie Dennis Skinner’s Prime Minister’s Questions contribution, declaring his party could spend big on public services because of the Conservatives had left a “golden economic legacy”. “And, what they told me, last week, was the best period they ever experienced was in the Labour Government when they had the money 41

February 1, 2018 6:55 PM Leftists are just as likely to be dogmatic authoritarians as right-wingers

Left-wing liberals are just as likely to hold authoritarian views as conservatives, according to a new US study published in the journal Political Psychology. Lucian Gideon Conway from the University of Montana and his team developed a method to measure left-wing authoritarianism (LWA) by adapting the right-wing authoritarianism (RWA) scale first developed 85

January 22, 2018 11:39 PM 'Left-wing hypocrisy': Australian are rockers slammed for attacking Cory Bernardi's Australia Day playlist but not filing a single complaint over Triple M paying to play their songs on January 26

Senator Cory Bernardi has slammed left-wing rockers after it was revealed on Monday no musicians had complained about Triple M's decision to play its 'Ozzest 100' on Australia Day. The Triple M playlist is expected to contain hits from many of the same musicians who have loudly protested being included in Mr Bernardi's Spotify compilation, the Australian 25

January 22, 2018 7:00 AM Theresa May to launch 'fake news' rapid response team

The unit will be based in the Cabinet Office and will reportedly monitor social media to "identify and challenge disinformation". The team will be based in the Cabinet Office, according to Alex Aiken, the executive director of the Government Communication Service (GCS), the PR wing of the civil service. In an interview with PR Week, Mr Aiken said the civil 115

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Theresa May to appoint 10 peers for 'BLOODY' Brexit 'street fight' in the House of Lords

THERESA May will next week introduce 10 more Tories to the House of Lords as the second chamber prepares for what has been described as a “bloody street fight” over Brexit. Opposition peers have threatened to water down the landmark EU (Withdrawal) Bill, which passes the Commons this week. Former Cabinet ministers Eric Pickles and Peter Lilley are among 50

January 12, 2018 5:46 PM EU to get its own finance minister

BERLIN, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's centre-left Social Democrats said on Friday he expects the European Union to have a finance minister to oversee financial issues in the bloc. The remarks by Martin Schulz to German broadcaster ZDF came hours after his party agreed a blueprint for negotiations with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives 35

January 4, 2018 7:06 AM Brilliant moment Owen Jones is SHUT DOWN by Sky News host over Tory party votes

OWEN JONES was hilariously shut down by Sky News host Jayne Secker over his comments about the popularity of the Conservative party. The left-wing author was appearing as part of a Sky News discussion about Toby Young’s appointment to the Government's new university regulator when Jones went off on a tangent. Jones had started discussing the controversial 39

January 3, 2018 5:20 PM Most Conservatives support death penalty, poll reveals

A major survey of members of Britain's four main political parties finds stark differences on gay marriage, austerity and Brexit. Academics have branded Tory members a "breed apart" from their Labour, Liberal Democrat and SNP counterparts after research revealed stark differences between them on a range of issues. The report by Queen Mary University 39

December 31, 2017 1:30 AM All aboard the HS2 honours express: FIVE MPs on the Commons rail committee are knighted (and it's apparently just 'a coincidence')

A new honours row erupted last night after every MP on a Commons committee that oversaw the controversial HS2 rail project ended up with a knighthood. Two MPs on the obscure High Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Bill Commons Select Committee were knighted in the New Year Honours List, meaning all six MPs who served on the committee when it was wound 60

December 30, 2017 2:03 PM Coy Sir Vince Cable refuses to rule out POACHING Remainer politicians to THWART Brexit

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS leader Sir Vince Cable refused to rule out his party would seek to lure in anti-Brexit Labour and Conservative politicians to stop the UK from leaving the European Union. Sir Vince said the Lib Dems were "perfectly willing" to seek the support of pro-Remain politicians in other parties to stop Brexit from happening. He said: "My party 41