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Grassroots chairman comments on Chancellor’s comments on tax

21 Apr 2017

Mr Hammond has hinted that the Conservatives will not repeat promises made in 2015 not to increase tax.

The Chancellor told the IMF spring meeting in Washington that pledges not to increase income tax, national insurance and VAT “do constra… read more

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Election vital to smooth Brexit transition

20 Apr 2017

Grassroots conservatives welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement of a general election on June 8th. Her style of conservatism is rooted in the outlook of the ordinary people of this country and not of the metropolitan elite. So it is imp… read more

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Cowardly university academics undermine free speech

30 Mar 2017

Speakers are no platformed at university. Sir Tim Hunt, the President of the Royal Society was forced to resign for noting that women fell in love in laboratories; street preachers are sentenced for quoting the bible; climate change or evol… read more

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Debate on Grammar Schools March 14

28 Feb 2017

Following Theresa May’s welcome revival of grammar schools, The Conservative Woman is hosting a grammar school debate involving two of the biggest names in the field. 

Motion: ‘This House believes that a new generation of globally competiti… read more

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Dame Louise Casey: Replacing one form of intolerance with another

11 Jan 2017

On January 9th in a House of Commons Committee Room the Government’s integration tsar Dame Louise Casey labelled church schools supportive of traditional marriage as ‘homophobic’. She accused opponents of gay marriage of using ‘religious coread more

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The Casey review: replacing one form of intolerance with another

15 Dec 2016


Last week saw the publication of Dame Louise Casey’s review into integration and community cohesion in the UK. Her 199-page report, commissioned by David Cameron when he was prime minister, has been widely praised. However, that praise has … read more

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100 days after Brexit, what should Teresa May do next?

1 Oct 2016

The grassroots voice Delyth Miles

The Guardian October 1

‘She needs to temper her impressive toughness to ensure continued support’

So far, the prime minister has handled Brexit well. Discussions with members and officials of Conservative a… read more

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