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.
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.
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.
Prime Minister David Cameron overcame the largest ever Conservative Party rebellion over the European Union as more than a quarter of his lawmakers voted in favor of a referendum on British membership of the bloc.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is planning to reorganize his ministerial team after his summer break, seeking to get his coalition on track after months of U- turns and mutinies, said a person familiar with the matter.
Prime Minister David Cameron abandoned a bid to drive through legislation to overhaul the House of Lords after Conservative lawmakers threatened to rebel, throwing relations with his coalition partners into jeopardy.