Tories ridiculed after shamelessly taking credit for new EU law to protect holidaymakers

From Evolve Politics: The Conservative Party have once again attempted to take the British public for fools after bigging themselves up for implementing a new law that they had nothing to do with.

Writing on Twitter, the Conservative Press Office proudly announced that: “We are introducing new rules to protect package holidaymakers and save customers tens of millions of pounds.”

However, almost immediately after posting their tweet, the Tory Press Office were inundated with numerous exasperated responses pointing out that, far from this being anything to do with the Conservative government, it was actually an EU Directive.

This is far from the first time this year that the Tory government have been caught out claiming credit for EU laws.

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Andrew Neil completely destroys the Corbyn Spy smears

From YouTube: The BBC’s Andrew Neil – not exactly noted for being hostile to the Tory Party – demolishes the Corbyn spy claims.

Professor Michael Rosen comments on the footage: “btw I think the fact that Andrew Neil gave that Tory MP such a roasting represents a crisis amongst Tories. Neil is a Tory and is angry that his party is screwing up. His rage at the MP was not the rage of someone who is angry about what the story was trying to do to Corbyn, but why is ‘my party’ behaving so badly, ineptly, and so obviously in such a gutter press, muck-sticks fashion. He is in effect, saying ‘We have to be better than this, and I’m showing you how.'”

7 times Tories were accused of ‘fake news’ as they set up a special unit to stop it

From the Daily Mirror: The many claims by the Tories about Jeremy Corbyn during the general election included:

  • He wanted to hike income tax from 20p to 25p, even though it was a 2015 suggestion not in the Labour manifesto.
  • He said terror attacks “are our own fault”, even though he said there was nothing that reduced the guilt of the terrorists.
  • He would cut the inheritance tax threshold to £425,000, even though it wasn’t a Labour policy, and was based on one unconfirmed news story.

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Newly revealed CCTV footage supports truth of Corbyn’s “Traingate” claims

Video from Double Down News:

EXCLUSIVE: New CCTV footage reveals Jeremy Corbyn told truth a…

EXCLUSIVE: We reveal never before seen CCTV footage that proves Jeremy Corbyn told the truth about #Traingate

Posted by Double Down News on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Who ever could have imagined that Richard Branson, an owner of a privatised train company with a personal net worth of $5 billion, would have a motive to smear Jeremy Corbyn?


Tory attack ad misrepresents Corbyn views on IRA, says Labour

From The Guardian: Labour has accused the Conservatives of creating “fake news” after a Tory attack video that went viral was edited to show Jeremy Corbyn refusing to condemn the IRA, when in fact the Labour leader said: “I condemn all the bombing by the loyalists and the IRA.”

The 85-second montage of Corbyn’s quotes has been circulating online for the last week and has been viewed 5.3m times, three times more than any other political campaign video. The Conservatives are also paying Facebook to insert it into people’s news feeds. It is subtitled: “On June 9th, this man could be Prime Minister. We can’t let that happen.”

It includes a clip from Corbyn’s appearance on Sky News last month when interviewer Sophy Ridge asked whether he could “condemn unequivocally the IRA”. The Labour leader said: “Look, bombing is wrong, all bombing is wrong, of course I condemn it.” Ridge responded: “But you’re condemning all bombing, can you condemn the IRA without equating it to.” Corbyn said: “No.”

The clip was cut off there but the full quote was: “No, I think what you have to say is all bombing has to be condemned and you have to bring about a peace process. Listen, in the 1980s Britain was looking for a military solution, it clearly was never going to work. Ask anyone in the British army at the time … I condemn all the bombing by the loyalists and the IRA.”

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Fact check: Theresa May claims Jeremy Corbyn is mostly campaigning “within 25 miles of Islington”

Here’s a 30-second video correction to May’s claim, via The Tories Are Killing Britain

Theresa May is rubbish at Geography

Theresa May's has been telling lies again, or else her Geography is terrible.

Posted by The Tories Are Killing Britain on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Conservative Party ‘Information Officer’ caught circulating faked Jeremy Corbyn images online

From Evolve Politics: A Conservative Party ‘Information Officer’ has been exposed distributing a widely-shared fake image of Jeremy Corbyn on Facebook in a supposed attempt to embarrass the Labour leader.

The Conservative ‘staffer’, Suzan Walsh, posted an image of Jeremy Corbyn on the doorstep to the group.

However, thanks to fantastic investigative work from the independent blog Skwawkbox, it has now emerged that the photo of Jeremy Corbyn is a bona fide fake, with the source of the forgery allegedly emanating from Conservative Party ’employee’, Walsh.

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