Now the ‘Truly Very Nasty’ Party
Dear Sir, — Theresa May, in her of role of chairman of the Conservative Party, at the 2002 party conference, described the Conservative Party as the “Nasty” Party.
Since then with Theresa May, as home secretary for six years and then prime minister for another two years, the Conservative Party has taken a significant further shift to the right.
This is evidenced by David Bannerman, the Conservative MEP and a former UKIP deputy leader who defected back to the Conservatives in 2012. Mr Bannerman recently wrote: “It is about time we brought the Treason Act (of 1372) up to date and made it apply to those seeking to destroy or undermine the British state. It also means those in future actively working undemocratically against UK through extreme EU loyalty”.
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