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  1. David Cameron plan for more Tory peers 'could cost taxpayers millions'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Yeovil Express

    David Cameron's plans to appoint more Conservative peers to the House of Lords could cost taxpayers millions of pounds, the Electoral Reform Society has warned. The warning came amid fresh calls for reform following controversy over peers' expenses claims, and just days after Lord Sewel resigned his seat after being filmed apparently taking cocaine with prostitutes.

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  2. David Cameron plan for more Tory peers 'could cost taxpayers...Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Droitwich Advertiser

    David Cameron's plans to appoint more Conservative peers to the House of Lords could cost taxpayers millions of pounds, the Electoral Reform Society has warned. The warning came amid fresh calls for reform following controversy over peers' expenses claims, and just days after Lord Sewel resigned his seat after being filmed apparently taking cocaine with prostitutes.

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  3. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Western morning News

    ... MP for the area for 18 years. However, the Lib Dems witnessed 14 MPs from Cheltenham to St Ives topple to the Conservatives at the general election. Labour's Ben Bradshaw is the only non-Tory MP in the region. Wipeout in the South West was a ...

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  4. Communities deserve improved ambulance response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Aberdare Online

    Another month of failed Labour-managed ambulance response times have been criticised by Welsh Conservatives, as ministers introduce a new clinical response model to the service. By the end of June this year, 61.4 per cent of emergency responses to immediately life-threatening calls arrived at the scene within eight minutes, according to the Welsh government's own statistics.

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  5. Cameron becomes the first British Prime Minister to visit Vietnam...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Cameron becomes the first British Prime Minister to visit Vietnam as his Far East tour touches down in a rain-soaked Hanoi He said the visit - 40 years after the end of the Vietnam war - marked a milestone in the relationship between the UK and the south east Asian country. The Prime Minister was welcomed in Hanoi for talks with the leaders of what is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.

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  6. Encouraging WorkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

    Some policies are economically illiterate, for they cause avoidable inefficiency. Others are heartless, for they cause avoidable human suffering.

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  7. Dave's EU Non-Negotiations: A Classic Travesty In Post-Democratic BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    How much more bovine effluent can Britain's political ecosystem sustain? The ultimate stress test will be David Cameron's impending referendum on EU membership, in the course of which it is already evident the ozone layer will be menaced by unprecedented emission levels of Daveguff. To those nostalgists who remember what were formerly the basic ground rules of parliamentary democracy, the negotiations and campaign arrangements to decide Britain's future in Europe might seem a trifle unorthodox.

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  8. Party donation rules must be reviewed: former Labor Senator Stephen LoosleyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... you know. Most people go into politics for all the best of reasons, for the right reasons, and that's true of Conservatives and Labor people and I'm assuming it's true of people in the Greens too. And most people endeavour to do the right thing in ...

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  9. What if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister in 2020?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Canadian Content

    ... In 2019 there is a government scandal - something perhaps involving drugs, w hores and money - and yet the Conservatives are still just about ahead as the 2020 election campaign gets underway. But only just about. About as just about ahead as they ...

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  10. The legal tyranny of gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Spiked

    ... the Western world do not tend to complain when judges change their public policies by force of law. Even the Conservatives have not committed the UK to withdrawing from the European Court of Human Rights, despite pledging in their General Election ...

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  11. 'Get serious!': Yvette Cooper warns Labour members that backing...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... the 1980s and just be a protest movement', arguing that the party can only change the world by defeating the Conservatives in the 2020 election. She added: 'Today's four and five year-olds could have to spend their entire childhood under a Tory ...

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  12. George Osborne: Britain must fix EU relationshipRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. BRITAIN must fix its economic relationship with Brussels to persuade the voters it is right to remain in the European Union, George Osborne has warned.

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  13. David Cameron says obese people must get treatment or lose benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Obese people who refuse medical treatment to help them lose weight could have their benefits cut, the Prime Minister will announce today. David Cameron will launch a review to work out the cost to taxpayers and the economy of 'preventable' conditions such as obesity and drug and alcohol addiction.

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  14. George Osborne: Britain must work with France to build a trade relationship with the EURead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Spectator

    George Osborne and French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron listen to explanations during a visit of the French start-ups incubator and accelerator TheFamily in Paris on July 27, 2015. George Osborne has revealed the aim of Britain's EU renegotiation: to move our relationship back towards a trading partnership.

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  15. Western Mail letters: Wednesday, July 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    ... large corporations, and of course the super-rich individuals behind those successful rackets. Now the Conservatives have committed to still-deeper public spending cuts and its gutless Labour "opposition" is openly cheering yet another ideological ...

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  16. Peer we go again: David Cameron plans to cram House of Lords with more ToriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    SLEAZY Lord Sewel might be out, but as clamour grows for a real reform of Westminster's second chamber, PM David Cameron is ignoring calls for change and preparing to appoint as many as 50 new peers. Being political pals with the PM or leader of the opposition is said to be a good way to land yourself a peerage But Cameron , who is preparing to appoint as many as 50 new peers, mostly Tory, flatly refused calls from the SNP and other parties for change.

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  17. What next for online age verification in the UK?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Computer Weekly

    Websites will need to check the age of users if the Conservatives' proposed laws on restricting access to adult content go ahead Online age verification is back on the agenda after a pre-election pledge from the Conservatives to introduce some form of control for websites hosting adult content. During the cut and thrust of the election hustings, many promises were made, but now that things have settled, what are the realistic prospects for age verification? Before anything is proposed - whether that's standards, industry schemes, codes of conduct or legislation - the various interest groups need to clarify the drivers and methods available for age verification.

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  18. Will common sense and basic arithmetic figure in 'stability' Budget?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... with the impact of Mr Osborne's cut in the top rate of income tax from 50p to 45p in the pound, when the Conservatives were in their Coalition with the Liberal Democrats. People who were liable to the 50p top rate of income tax tend not to have to ...

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  19. Northern Powerhouse could be bigger economic threat than LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    THE latest Scottish retail sales figures provide yet another reminder, if any were needed, that economic conditions are a great deal more buoyant in London and south-east England than north of the Border. From time to time, the notion comes to mind that the superior economic performance of London might be one reason why Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne think the Conservatives' long-term plan is working.

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  20. Supertramp's 'Crisis? What Crisis?' album cover and the Conservative view of the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    AT times, the Conservative Government's attitude to the UK's very substantial economic problems seems a lot like the detached bearing of the chap in the sun lounger on the cover of rock band Supertramp's mid-1970s album, 'Crisis? The Conservatives were at pains during the General Election campaign to paint a picture that a crisis is what happens when someone else is in charge, attempting to point the finger at Labour and the SNP and issuing dire warnings about what the future might hold. Somewhat curiously, the electorate bought this.

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