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John Redwood said the Government needed to spend "rather more" on flood defences. "I think we do need to spend rather more and sort out more of these problems, and I’m very pleased to hear that the Environment Agency now agrees with the ... Continue to article
John Redwood blamed the Environment Agency for ignoring warnings that rivers would flood without dredging. "What’s so galling about it is that I and others locally have been warning about this for years and trying to get the Environment ... Continue to article
John Redwood called on the Government to heed a proposal backed by 95 Conservative backbenchers to seek a UK veto on all EU legislation. “Behind the letter is a very important report by the European [Scrutiny] Committee pointing out that... Continue to article
Tensions within the coalition government over the proposals for a rise in capital gains tax have been further stoked by chief secretary to the treasury David Laws, who described Tory backbencher John Redwood's alternative plans for a "tapered" rise as "ingenious" in an interview with The Times.
David Cameron has said he will take all views into consideration before making a decision on capital gains tax in the face of growing disquiet from the backbenches, while Iain Duncan Smith said George Osborne was aware of objections. Vince Cable said: "It's not actually an argument between the coalition partners, it's an argument between a few Conservative backbenchers and others."
According to the Daily Mail, Conservative MP John Redwood has warned that up to thirty Tory MPs are likely to rebel against Liberal Democrat plans to charge capital gains tax on company share schemes.
Prominent Conservative backbencher John Redwood has suggested that victims of cuts could 'put on a jumper.' "You can turn down the thermostat a little and put on a jumper,' he said.
11/02/2014 on Sky News
10/02/2014 on Daily Politics, BBC Two
15/01/2014 on Today, BBC Radio 4
24/10/2013 on PM, BBC Radio 4
19/10/2013 on The Week In Westminster, BBC Radio 4
29/09/2013 on Murnaghan, Sky News
09/09/2013 on Sky News
02/09/2013 on World at One, BBC Radio 4
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4 hours ago on Newsnight, BBC Two
10/03/2014 on Boulton & Co, Sky News
10/03/2014 on World at One, BBC Radio 4