A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Tory PPCs by numbers

How modernised are Cameron's Conservatives?

Only 4% of candidates believe international development should be a policy area most protected from spending cuts Source: Conservative Home, 3 July 2009 http://conservativehome.blogs.com/goldlist/2009/07/pronuclear-gay-friendly-barely-unionist-very-eurosceptic-meet-the-next-generation-of-tory-mps.html

75% of PPCs were sympathetic to the idea of voucher schemes in the schools system Source: Conservative Home, 3 July 2009 http://conservativehome.blogs.com/goldlist/2009/07/pronuclear-gay-friendly-barely-unionist-very-eurosceptic-meet-the-next-generation-of-tory-mps.html

93% opposed the target of getting 50% of young people into university Source: Conservative Home, 3 July 2009 http://conservativehome.blogs.com/goldlist/2009/07/pronuclear-gay-friendly-barely-unionist-very-eurosceptic-meet-the-next-generation-of-tory-mps.html

Less than a quarter of candidates believe school spending should be most protected from cuts Source: Conservative Home, 3 July 2009 http://conservativehome.blogs.com/goldlist/2009/07/pronuclear-gay-friendly-barely-unionist-very-eurosceptic-meet-the-next-generation-of-tory-mps.html

72% of those polled agreed that Britain needs a fundamental renegotiation of its relationship with the European Union Source: New Statesman, 25 February 2010

20% of PPCs supported the reintroduction of the death penalty Source: New Statesman, 25 February 2010

1 Comments:

Anonymous River Thames said...

Most tories think redistribution is immoral. They would leave to a less equal society which sly tax cuts for the rich, and higher taxes for the lower middle class and working class. Probably with secret tax breaks for rich millionaires in their budgets.

12:06 am, April 08, 2010

 

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