David Cameron’s plan for strikes against Syria was defeated as he became the first British prime minister in at least 150 years to lose a parliamentary vote on military action, once again demonstrating his weakness in the face of his own Conservative Party.
More than two decades after she left office, Margaret Thatcher’s death this month provided a reminder of the difficulties she continues to create for those who succeeded her as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party.
Prime Minister David Cameron stressed the urgency of resolving the euro region’s debt crisis as he tried to maintain discipline in his Conservative Party before U.K. lawmakers vote on the European Union today.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called on members of his Conservative Party who are opposed to the European Union not to back a call for a referendum on EU membership in a vote in the House of Commons tonight.
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will try to persuade his Liberal Democrat lawmakers this week to back a policy they oppose, seeking to assuage concerns that they’re the fall guys for unpopular measures by David Cameron ’s Conservative-led coalition.