Westminster News

Draft EU Referendum Bill

Today the Conservative Party is publishing a draft bill to legislate for an In-Out referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU, throwing down the gauntlet to Labour and other parties to back it.

Europe: You Decide

In January, I set out our party’s position on Europe. I made clear that the EU needed fundamental, far reaching change - and that Britain would lead the way in negotiating that reform.

Tax cuts and benefits reform to back hardworking people

Throughout April, Conservatives in Government are introducing tax cuts and benefit reforms. Even though times are tough and Britain has a large deficit to pay down, we want to support hardworking people. That's why we are introducing tax cuts so you will keep more of the money you earn. And why we're changing the benefits system so it continues to support those who need it but is also fairer for taxpayers.