The Conservatives say they would raise tax on super-strength beer, cider and alcopops to tackle binge drinking, if they were to win the next election.Tax on alcopops would be trebled, but money raised would be used to reduce tax on low strength beer and cider.
Whatever happened to the Tories being a party of low [...]
Here’s dodgy Derek’s other son, Henry, the one that may get his father into even more trouble.
If you can get into more trouble, that is, than having to repay The House of Commons money, publicly apologising for forgetting to mention number one son’s job but not mentioning son number two, then being found [...]
So Derek Conway, Tory MP for Ted Heath’s old seat Old Bexley & Sidcup, has had to apologise to The House of Commons for giving his student son a job as a researcher, with a salary equivalent to £25K per annum with bonuses of a further £10K!
The Select Committee on Standards and Privileges [...]