Monday, 1 February 2016
David Cameron has gone right down in my estimation now that he is allegedly offering promotion to MPs just to get them on board the EU Stay Campaign.
This was highlighted over the weekend and one MP, Mark Pritchard, has already been mentioned.
Mr Cameron needs to realise that, as Arron Banks pointed out on the Sunday Politics, the referendum campaign won't just be about politicians but will be about the people up against the elite.
Everything Cameron is asking the EU for is nothing but window dressing with no substance.
The Prime Minister is trying to confuse the electorate rather than publish the facts.
He makes Tony Blair's style of spin look good.
As a life long Euro Sceptic I know full well that Britain will be better out of the EU.
Sadly I also know for a fact that there are forces in government that are trying to do everything they can keep us in such as offering promotion to some MPs currently sat on the fence.
People need to realise that staying in the EU will eventually mean a total loss of sovereignty that will ultimately lead to Britain being treated within the EU just like different states are treated in the USA.
It is ultimately the people's chance to get what they want and not what politicians tell us we want.
Which is why the British people should stand for none of this career politics nonsense and just get Britain out of this utterly incompetent organisation that is the EU once and for all.
Friday, 29 January 2016
Pro UK anti-EU students have voiced their outrage today following a cheeky stunt by rip off EU funded campaign group ‘Students for Europe’.
The group have been accused of nicking the exact same ‘chalk duster’ font used by swish and professional anti- EU group ‘Students for Britain’.
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Speaking to TBG, one anti EU student said: "First they steal our right to govern our own country, next they steal our font. Do these pro EU groups know no boundaries?"
Another from Warwick University told TBG: "We’re seeing a huge number of young people sign up to join Students for Britain. We’re fed up of being governed by Brussels. The UK will be so much better off outside this political union with the EU"
Monday, 11 January 2016
THE Tatler Tory story continues to leave its ugly stain on the Conservative Party, with fresh polling from mediocre website ConHome putting the current Chairman, Lord Feldman, on an embarrassing minus 34.3 percent.
The poll, which was published this week, could have devastating consequences.
Other Top Tories who have seen their popularity fall in recent months- although not to the same worryingly low levels, include Rob Halfon the Deputy Chairman who was the target of a supposed blackmail sex row involving National CF chairman Alex Patterson. Shortly after the story broke, the Conservative Future National Executive were dismissed by Tory HQ.
Halfon claims that he and then lover Patterson were allegedly blackmailed by former CCHQ director Mark Clarke. In a statement Halfon said that he was "ashamed" of the affair, according to the Telegraph. Despite appearing at the launch of RoadTrip 2020 in July, Halfon called off the affair earlier in May, when presented with the horrifying news that Clarke had allegedly planned to film the couple leaving the East India club.
The news comes as law firm Clifford Chance investigate alleged bullying within the Conservative Party. Mr Clarke was expelled two months ago, for life. It is alleged that he had bullied numerous activists within the Tory party youth group, Conservative Future, including Elliot Johnson. Johnson, 21, committed suicide in September 2015 having left notes about bullying. Mark Clarke denies all allegations.
However, the investigation and its legitimacy has been called into question and brandished "white wash" by some. Overseeing the inquiry, at the top of the party's board, is Rob Semple. According to the Mail on Sunday, Semple relied on Clarke and his mates to ensure the CF block voted for him- the favourite of then chairman Baroness Emma Pidding. Baroness Pidding is described as a close friend of Mr Clarke and served as Chairman of his Road Trip project, giving it vital access to Tory HQ both before and after the general election.
One CF insider told TBG - "The idea that the guy (Semple) presiding over the outcome of an investigation which is overlooking the alleged dodgy behaviour of another guy (Clarke) who supposedly helped put him in his position is a monumental cock up."
Monday, 4 January 2016
TOP Tory MP David Morris believes he was the victim of a smear campaign after being snapped in a nightclub in a passionate clinch with aide Alexandra Swann, according to the Mail on Sunday.
Friends of Morris told the paper that the image was ‘doctored’ with sophisticated Photoshop software to make the encounter more erotic than it was.
Morris is understood to believe his chief of staff Andre Walker was responsible for the plot, an allegation he denies.
Both Walker and Swann are close friends of Tatler Tory Mark Clarke, who was axed from the Tory Party following the suicide of Conservative Future member Elliott Johnson. Johnson had previously made formal complaints to Tory chiefs about allegations of bullying.
Swann recently issued a public statement on the Mark Clarke scandal on Twitter saying, "The loss of a young life is tragic but I cannot understand why the Mark Clarke story continues. Politics is a nasty business."
Tuesday, 22 December 2015
Sunday, 20 December 2015
SOCIAL MEDIA has gone crazy with the announcement that Tory HQ 'grinches' have demanded all Conservative Future (CF) branches cancel upcoming social events IMMEDIATELY.
The decision, which was emailed to CF branch and regional Chairman yesterday afternoon, follows the suspension of the entire National CF Executive last month. The move, which was reached in an emergency meeting of the party board, followed the tragic death of a Tory activist.
The former National Executive have been criticised for not addressing bullying within the party, following the life expulsion of former CCHQ 'Director',Mark Clarke. Mr. Clarke denies all allegations of bullying, as do the CF National Executive.
The email from Tory Party bosses, which has been seen by TBG asks that CF cancel all upcoming events following orders by the youth organisation's 64 year old temporary Chairman, Baroness Chisholm. It also encourages members to get more involved with their senior associations. TBG understands that this moves may signal the final nail in the coffin for CF, with The Times running the headline 'The party's over....'
However, TBG has heard from multiple sources that intend to fight the 'ridiculous' HQ ban.
One activist told this blog: "No offence, but who on earth are these people attempting to ruin all my hard work? I've built my branch up from scratch and have never overseen any dodgy activity. We've all done nothing but slave away for the good of the party and I'm being told me and my team can't go for a pint at the Red Lion in case it suddenly turns into some mosh pit? Do me a favour!"
Another Southampton based member said: "I've just had to cancel a little get together me and other activists were planning. It was to celebrate our hard work. I've not even met the suspended National Exec, why on earth should I have to suffer because of a few bad apples. This is unfair. I've had to put my reindeer antlers back in the cupboard."
One CF member went so far as to brief the National Press with his decision not to listen to Tory HQ. Outspoken Liam Walker of Witney, who was last week dragged into the bully row following leaked emails from 10 Downing Street to The Sun Newspaper told The Guardian: "While we recognise it has been requested that Conservative Future branches cancel any forthcoming social events, the Witney CF Christmas Curry this weekend will still be going ahead. Christmas is a time to get together and celebrate with friends and colleagues which is exactly what we intend to do."
Another member who wishes to remain anonymous told TBG: "I just want this madness to be over. I feel like CCHQ have literally left me out in the cold. They appointed Mark Clarke, they ignored our complaints. Yet, somehow, my little local branch has been told to disband all further activity. CF isn't perfect, but it's the fact CCHQ are passing the buck, as if to blame the naughty kids. When will they look themselves in the mirror?"
The saga continues...
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