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John Redwood welcomed the appointment of a more eurosceptic Cabinet. “We now have a Foreign Secretary [Philip Hammond] who could lead a negotiation with the rest of Europe because he has said, in terms, that we would have to come out if ... Continue to article
Alex Salmond has admitted the ‘Yes’ campaign for Scottish independence has got “ground to make up” as the September referendum nears. With opinion polls continuing to show the ‘No’ campaign has the edge, Mr Salmond told 5 Live’s Pienaar’... Continue to article
John Redwood disagreed with fellow studio guest Baroness Ludford who claimed opting back into 35 EU home and justice laws would make the UK safer. "Lady Ludford has expressed very well how illiberal and undemocratic the Liberal Democrats a... Continue to article
Bow Group press release Following the Conservative retention of Newark in the recent by-election, it was widely proclaimed and accepted that a significant victory had been achieved by the Conservatives, whilst UKIP had gone in to reve... Continue to article
Prime minister David Cameron (15.00) and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg (14.25) meet with the European Council president Herman Van Rompuy at Downing Street Chancellor George Osborne speaks in Manchester about the potential of a new Ma... Continue to article
Justice secretary Chris Grayling announces new measures to protect those acting in the interests of the community from liability concerns Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin meets with a TUC delegation in London Skills and enterpri... Continue to article
Tensions within the coalition government over the proposals for a rise in capital gains tax have been further stoked by chief secretary to the treasury David Laws, who described Tory backbencher John Redwood's alternative plans for a "tapered" rise as "ingenious" in an interview with The Times.
David Cameron has said he will take all views into consideration before making a decision on capital gains tax in the face of growing disquiet from the backbenches, while Iain Duncan Smith said George Osborne was aware of objections. Vince Cable said: "It's not actually an argument between the coalition partners, it's an argument between a few Conservative backbenchers and others."
According to the Daily Mail, Conservative MP John Redwood has warned that up to thirty Tory MPs are likely to rebel against Liberal Democrat plans to charge capital gains tax on company share schemes.
Prominent Conservative backbencher John Redwood has suggested that victims of cuts could 'put on a jumper.' "You can turn down the thermostat a little and put on a jumper,' he said.
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