The newly appointed Lord criticised the system as ‘seedy lists of party apparatchiks appointed by power-hungry party leaders’.Read the full story ›
There had been speculation as to how the role of environment minister would be filled after Goldsmith lost his seat, but he's kept his job.Read the full story ›
Zac Goldsmith hopes to be reinstalled as Tory MP for Richmond Park - months after he quit the party and forced an unsuccessful by-election.Read the full story ›
Sarah Olney has ousted the former Tory MP in a by-election sparked by his resignation over the Heathrow Airport expansion.Read the full story ›
Christian Wolmar has been chosen to fight against Zac Goldsmith in the by-election in Richmond Park.Read the full story ›
Environmentalist Goldsmith called the move "catastrophic" - and announced he will now stand as an independent in protest.Read the full story ›
The Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith, an opponent to Heathrow expansion, has been making his views clear on the options of the interim report into the issue:
Howard Davies has been very busy this week, nipping & tucking his entirely independent report - on the instructions of Government.
BAA's Colin Matthews tells R4- Heathrow can't be expanded without broad political consensus. There will never be consensus on the 3rd Runway
Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith has highlighted that party leaders "fought to prove they were the greenest" during the 2010 General Election campaign.
Calling them "muppets," he wrote on Twitter:
In 2010, leaders fought to prove they were the greenest. 3 yrs on, they're desperately blaming their own policies on the other. Muppets.
His comments came after David Cameron promised to roll back "green regulation" imposed by the Labour Government
The Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith has launched a fierce attack on the editor of the French magazine that published topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge:
Unfortunately people will buy Closer mag. But I hope the internet now turns the tables on its sordid editor, & ravages her privacy.