Fizz All Gone from Cam’s Champagne

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Selling £90 bottles of champagne signed by the PM used to be easy money for Tory fundraisers. Is it a sign of the times that local associations have cut the price of an autographed bottle in half to a bargain £45? Everything must go…

mdi-timer 17th June 2016 @ 5:00 pm 17th Jun 2016 @ 5:00 pm mdi-comment Comments
Remain Campaign Chumocracy

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It’s all very chummy over at Conservatives for Reform in Europe, the pro-Remain group led by Nick Herbert. Eurosceptic Tory staffers note that Herbert employs as his taxpayer-funded parliamentary researcher one Georgia Hill, the daughter of EU commissioner and arch-Europhile Lord Hill, a close friend of the PM. Georgia joined nepotist Nick’s team in 2014 straight out of university. The sort of favour for a friend you usually see in Brussels…

mdi-timer 3rd March 2016 @ 1:51 pm 3rd Mar 2016 @ 1:51 pm mdi-comment Comments
Open Minded Herbert’s Made His Mind Up

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Nick Herbert, the MP who was once CEO of Business for Sterling the anti-€uro group, has now set up “Conservatives for Reform in Europe” and argues that Conservatives should wait and see what reforms David Cameron gets before making their mind up as to whether to back Leave or Remain. A fairly principled even handed position, Nick even goes so far as to say:

 “If we cannot secure the reforms Britain needs many of us would be prepared to leave – and our EU partners who must decide whether to agree these changes should know that.”
Fair enough, we will know what the PM has achieved for certain in a few weeks… 
Strange then that Conservatives for Reform in Europe (trading as Conservatives for the Future Limited) registered last week as a permitted participant with the Electoral Commission to campaign to ‘Remain a member of the European Union’. This hardly accords with his public statements and the group’s stated position that Tories should await the outcome of the Prime Minister’s renegotiations… 
mdi-timer 10th February 2016 @ 5:58 pm 10th Feb 2016 @ 5:58 pm mdi-comment Comments
Fabbers’ Vomit-Inducing Europhiles Revealed

Michael Fabricant was reaching for the sick bucket during today’s EU debate:

Who were the two vomit-inducing Europhiles in question? 

Guido has established that the gruesome twosome are Nick Herbert and Damian Green…

mdi-timer 2nd February 2016 @ 5:29 pm 2nd Feb 2016 @ 5:29 pm mdi-comment Comments