One of the few traditional Conservatives to have served on the Tory front bench under Cameron, Paterson was Secretary of State for Northern Ireland before being promoted to the more high profile role of Secretary of State for Defra.

Candidate of the day

Owen Paterson

One day to go and Sir John Major has weighed in. “Labour divides to rule. To win votes they will turn rich against poor; north against south; worker against boss." We hope we don't wake up with them on Friday.

Hero of the day

Sir John Major

Another awful Labour woman. The fact Ed Miliband’s carved his pledges in stone doesn't mean he might not break them, campaign chief Lucy Powell has said.

Villain of the day

Lucy Powell

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THE REAL CONSERVATIVE MANIFESTO

Back marriage. Restore grammar schools. Leave the EU.

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Lefty Lunacy: Balancing the books baffles the Left

Buoyed by their election ‘success’, the barefaced Left was out in force yesterday at a Parliamentary debate on the economy. This is, of course, not true – the debate in question called by Tory Mark Harper focused on ‘balancing the public finances’ rather than on how to bribe the electorate with free stuff. While dozens […]

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Lefty Lunacy: Some squirrels are more equal than others

A “red squirrel ranger”, has been branded racist for shooting grey squirrels.  That’s the thanks the poor bloke  gets for volunteering for the Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group. Yes it exists! It’s a volunteer-led charity ‘focusing on grey squirrel control’ and under the umbrella of Red Squirrels United. Yes, again, you read it right; it’s not a squirrel football team […]

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TCW Week in Review

Six of the best Kathy Gyngell: Breaking BBC News – Brexit gives you cancer…and nuclear fallout Niall McCrae: For the Commies, Corbyn is a class traitor  Jane Kelly: Our universities charge a fortune and give up on teaching. Scrap them Andrew Tettenborn: Bonfire of the inanities? Just wait for the Grenfell circus Paul T Horgan: […]

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TCW Week in Review

Six of the best Niall McCrae: The online Corbyn mob is middle class, educated and vicious Paul T Horgan: We are in for a nasty dose of socialism unless conservatives fight back soon Kathy Gyngell: Evan Davis personifies the contempt of BBC elitists for Brexit Belinda Brown: Vengeful harridans can kick an innocent boy out […]

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Lefty Lunacy: Jezza’s only problem is that he is a man

The favoured term used by Corbynistas to show their appreaciation for their dear leader – “absolute boy” – has been slammed as sexist by one of their rank. Ellie Mae O’Hagan, from the Corbynistas’ Twitter division, said the term was “annoying” as it was “pretty masculine, which I do kind of dislike”. Probably because Jeremy […]

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Lefty Lunacy: Right-on parents flip after kids learn about tackling terror

A group and parents, backed up by people on the internet, have reacted with horror after their children were shown how to tackle terror. Pupils from Kings Norton Primary School in Birmingham visited the firearms training facility of West Midlands Police in Aston, and were given replica weapons on the range as they pretended to […]

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