The Conservatives since 2010…by @parliamentview

David Cameron Holds His Regular Press Briefing

A selection of the vile & incompetent policies of the Cameron/May governments from 2010 to date – more to add yet….a work in progress!


“There is no unemployment” – Nov 2017

Employment falls – Nov 2017


Landmark study links Tory austerity to 120,000 deaths Nov 2017

NHS in surplus under Labour – now £3.7bn in deficit –

NHS funding blackhole –

96% drop in number of EU nurse applications –

30,000 nurses needed in England alone –

NHS waiting times worsen –



£3bn blackhole in the budget –


Family and Poverty

Huge rise in poverty – Almost 400,000 more children and 300,000 more pensioners are now living in poverty than in 2012/13 –

Foodbanks use rises – Trussell Trust provided 1,182,954 three-day emergency food supplies to people in crisis between April 2016 and March 2017, compared with 1,109,309 the previous year, a report by the charity has revealed. Of these, 436,000 went to children.

Huge increase of in-work poverty –

Child poverty at it’s highest since 2010–

British consumers have suffered the longest decline in their spending power since the 1970s


Up 13% in the year to June 2017 –



Foreign steel used for new Submarines, Tankers and Aircraft carriers –

Shortage of ships –



Social housing shortage


National debt £1.6tn – when Labour left office it was £972bn

VAT increased in 2011 – the previous increases in 1979 and 1991 were also under Conservative governments

Environment, Energy & Climate Change

9 Green policies killed by the Conservatives –


Cuts to Legal Aid –


Bus Services Cut – Since 2010-11 a total of £73.8 million has been cut from supported
bus services in England, a reduction of 25 per cent.


A divisive referendum based on no real knowledge of what any future deal might look like. Much uncertainty in the business community about whether to invest or not. Decisions on new plants on hold. A No Deal scenario would lead to big increases in tariffs, especially on food imports. Very much an unknown quantity for now…….

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