27th February 2015
Grant Shapps: I haven’t had to deal with homophobic candidates as Tory chair 10
11:26 AM — The Chairman of the Conservative Party has spoken candidly in an interview with PinkNews about the evolution of the party on social issues, and how Britain can act as a world leader.
6th February 2015
Tory Chair: ISIS executing gays is disgusting, brutal and barbaric 5
8:19 PM — The Chairman of the Conservative Party Grant Shapps, has condemned attacks by ISIS on gay men, which include stonings and people being thrown from buildings.
1st February 2015
Conservative chairman rules out ‘pacts and deals’ with UKIP 15
6:13 PM — Grant Shapps, the Chairman of the Conservative Party, has ruled out entering a 'pact' with UKIP after the General Election.
31st January 2015
Jacob Rees-Mogg: The PM is ‘rubbing in gay marriage’ 45
6:06 PM — Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has criticised the Tory leadership for 'alienating' people over same-sex marriage.
17th June 2014
Gay MP Mike Freer appointed as Tory Vice Chair 3
5:38 PM — Openly gay MP Mike Freer has been appointed to the position of Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party with a remit for equalities.
20th November 2013
Police search home of gay former Co-op bank chairman Paul Flowers 5
3:23 PM — Police have searched the Bradford home of Paul Flowers, the gay former Co-op bank chairman who continues to face intense public scrutiny about his private life.
19th November 2013
Tory Chairman Grant Shapps asks Miliband about links to Paul Flowers 10
7:01 PM — Tory Chairman Grant Shapps has written to Labour leader Ed Miliband over revelations gay former Co-op banking chairman Paul Flowers resigned from Bradford Council in 2011 after "inappropriate but not illegal adult content" was found on a computer he used.