British Prime Minister David Cameron’s bid to defuse a rebellion in his Conservative Party faltered as Tory lawmakers and his Liberal Democrat coalition partners criticized his proposal to support a bill authorizing a referendum on U.K. membership in the European Union.
David Cameron faces battles with his own Tory lawmakers over plans to legalize gay marriage and with his coalition partner, Nick Clegg, over changes to child care designed to cut costs for working parents.
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. 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.
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.
Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson, caught on foreign vacations as the worst rioting since the 1980s hit the British capital, were forced to rush home to reassert order and fend off criticism.