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Liberty, News

Snoopers and telescreens – a bad week for
privacy

As an Apple enthusiast, I have to admit I’ve never had much time for Microsoft. Even before I switched to Mac five years ago, I always had a degree of contempt for the company and its products. Bill Gates’ company always seemed to me sluggish, dirigiste, extortionate, lacking innovation, high […]

by × June 2, 2013 ×

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CfL in Italiano

CfL in Italiano

Conservatives for Liberty has arrived on the Continent with a feature on the Tea Party Italia website. Paul Nizinskyj’s blogpost ‘Are Italians a libertarian people?’ was picked up on Facebook by libertarians from la repubblica, who got so excited they translated the piece into Italian and posted it on their website. The […]

by × May 13, 2013 ×

Foreign Affairs, News

Organised crime and Christian politics

This week has been a busy week in the European Parliament. Although it was only a three day working week, there were committee meetings, hearings and trilogues occurring. The Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering Committee (CRIM) published its long awaited mid-term report, outlining proposals it would like to see […]

by × May 11, 2013 ×

Local Government, News

You wouldn’t think we were running out of money, would you?

You wouldn’t think we were running out
of money, would you?

What’s going on? Where did that £15,000 come from? Why was a 17-year-old holding public office? What on earth is a youth police commissioner? Such was my mental process upon picking up on the Paris Brown story. Needless to say I found it all very confusing and I’ve still got […]

by × April 9, 2013 ×

News

London Councils Conservatives on Lady
Thatcher

By Cllr Teresa O’Neill Leader of London Councils’ Conservative Group With the death of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, Britain has lost one of its greatest prime ministers and we Conservatives have lost a very dear member of our political family whose years of leadership still continue to shape our party’s core […]

by × April 8, 2013 ×

News

Margaret Thatcher 1925-2013

It seems a cruel twist of fate that, just nine days into Conservatives for Liberty’s existence, the world should lose one of freedom’s greatest champions. Margaret Thatcher has been an inspiration to just about every Conservative I have ever met and did more than any prime minister since Churchill to […]

by × April 8, 2013 ×

News

Margaret Hilda Thatcher 1925-2013

Margaret Hilda Thatcher 1925-2013

 

by × April 8, 2013 ×

Conservatism, News

A delusional leader, a split in the Right; Eastleigh is just the beginning

A delusional leader, a split in the Right;
Eastleigh is just the beginning

How do you solve a problem like Maria? That was the tagline, with a few variations, for many commentators during the Eastleigh campaign. But the Conservatives’ catastrophic defeat at Eastleigh is indicative of a number of problems facing the party, of which candidate Maria Hutchings was by far the least. […]

by × March 3, 2013 ×

Conservatism, News

Today’s vote could not have fallen on a better day for reconciliation

Today’s vote could not have fallen on a better day for reconciliation

Today is an important day for Conservatives. And though it is likely to be overshadowed by the historic victory of the House of Commons passing the Equal Marriage Bill, it could not have fallen on a more auspicious date for healing the breach exposed by its passage. It was on […]

by × February 5, 2013 ×