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Cameron signals further cuts

The Conservative Party's annual conference opened in Birmingham today. David Cameron ruled out the 'mansion tax' saying this 'not going to happen.' He also signalled that additional benefit cuts would be necessary to fight the deficit.

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Tory grass roots urge Cameron to drop gay marriage laws

The Conservative grass roots are issuing a clear demand that David Cameron drop gay marriage laws according to the The Sunday Telegraph.

The survey of Tory constituency chairmen shows that 71% think the proposal should be dropped.

The Sunday Telegraph says that almost half say their local parties have lost members due to the plans, with only 3% gaining members.

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