"The Northampton South Conservative Association were due to meet on Friday to debate a motion which sources described as being effectively a vote of no confidence in Mackintosh."

Tory HQ back MP to avoid byelection

Tensions are rising between central office and the local party

"Mackintosh's own local party have now turned on him over the scandal, with senior members calling for him to resign."

Pressure mounts on Tory MP to resign over football loan

Local Conservative party have turned on their own MP

"The Human Rights group Liberty have today written to the council urging them to drop the plans saying they would discriminate against disabled people"

Council plans ban of 'annoying' public speakers and mobility scooters

A raft of activities could be banned under Enfield council's proposals

Making UK less attractive to immigrants will hurt UK economy

Brexit immigration cut will cost UK billions every year

Making UK less attractive to immigrants will hurt UK economy says government spending watchdog

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