Archive of 6 October 2010

The new Tory logo stands in the conference hall

Child benefit row threatens to overrun Tory conference

The row over cuts to child benefits for higher earners is threatening to overrun the Tory party conference, with David Cameron refusing to back down.

  • Clegg 'third most influential right-winger'

    Clegg 'third most influential right-winger'

    Nick Clegg's attempts to convince his party that cooperation on deficit reduction is in line with liberal philosophy took a beating today when he was made the third most influential right-winger in the country.

  • Mental healthcare boosted by Liam Fox

    Mental health boost for Britain's troops

    British troops suffering post-traumatic stress disorder are to be given greater help from mental health services, Liam Fox has announced.

  • The Tartan army: tory candidate resigns over `thick Scots` comment.

    'Thick Scots' Tory resigns

    A Tory candidate who reportedly branded Scots "stupid" has been forced to step down from next year's Holyrood election.

  • Jeremy Hunt wants to engage children in the build-up to the 2012 Olympics

    Hunt looks to schools Olympics

    Schoolchildren up and down Britain will be encouraged to take part in a nationwide schools Olympics event culminating before the main event of 2012, Jeremy Hunt has said.

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