Archive of 5 October 2004

Tories would be motorists' friend

Yeo vows to end "war on motorist"

Tim Yeo, Shadow Secretary for Transport and Environment, has vowed to end Labour's "war on the motorist" by building more roads and cutting congestion.

  • Start of general election push

    Howard promises to rebuild trust

    Conservative leader Michael Howard has pledged to rebuild the public's faith in politicians by setting out a clear timetable that a Conservative government would follow and by keeping his promises.

  • Saatchi predicts electoral success for Howard

    Saatchi predicts Labour general election defeat

    The Conservative Party's co-chairman has used his conference speech to claim that Labour is on track to lose the next general election.

  • Africa is priority for Blair

    Blair to visit Africa

    The Prime Minister will today fly out to Ethiopia for the second meeting of the Commission for Africa.

  • May promises to be a voice for families

    May backs reform of "unjust" family laws

    The Conservatives would abolish the Government's children and family advisory service and establish the "presumption" that parents have an equal role in bringing up their children, Theresa May said today.

  • New tools for magistrates

    Magistrates gain access to credit files

    The Department of Constitutional Affairs has announced that magistrate courts will be able to access credit files to enable them to track down offenders who have defaulted on court penalties.


    Collins promises 600,000 extra school places

    The Conservatives would fund 600,000 extra school places to allow the best schools to expand and new ones to start up, Shadow Education Secretary Tim Collins said today.

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