On behalf of Rugby Conservative Association, Michael Stokes, Constituency Chairman, offers his condolences to the family of Lady Thatcher at this sad time.
Last Friday, Rugby Conservative Association held its Annual General Meeting which was well attended by Rugby members. This was a double celebration for Mark Pawsey MP and his father, Jim Pawsey, former Rugby MP. Mark was unanimously re-adopted as the Parliamentary Candidate for the 2015 General Election. This confirms Mark's commitment to represent Rugby and the Association's confidence that he will continue to do so. Furthermore, Jim Pawsey was unanimously selected as the Hon. President of Rugby Conservative Association.
Conservative led Rugby Borough Council have frozen Council Tax for the FOURTH year running at a Council Meeting held this week on Tuesday 26 February. This means that both Rugby Borough Council and Conservative led Warwickshire County Council have both voted through a zero percent rise in 2013/2014.
On May 2nd, Rugby will see Warwickshire County Council elections and as usual, Rugby Conservatives will be fielding a candidate in every seat.
Have you ever wanted to get involved with our winning team? We are always on the look out for enthusiastic people to join us and have various roles available. If you want to support your local Conservatives, please do get in touch.
Rugby Conservative Association would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our members and supporters a very Merry Christmas!
It is with great sadness that Rugby Conservative Association received the news that David Barby passed away on Wednesday evening following a stroke 10 days earlier. Not only will David be greatly missed as a supporter, but also as a past Hon. President and friend to many in RCA. Our thoughts are with his wife and family at this very sad time.
Residents living in the Newbold area of Rugby are set to benefit from a massive 100% increase in spending on much needed traffic calming measures, thanks to the efforts of the areas Conservative County Councillors, Helen Walton and Carolyn Robbins.
Prime minister David Cameron has today announced bold new Government plans to speed up the adoption system with a foster-first policy for couples who are approved to adopt but who can still face long waits for paperwork to be completed.
Rugby MP Mark Pawsey has welcomed the Chancellors announcement on the freezing of fuel duty made during questions in the Commons today. George Osborne told MPs that the fuel duty will be frozen for the rest of the year.
A marathon round of negotiations and hard bargaining by Conservative MEPs has paid off when proposals which could have destroyed Britain’s popular buy-to-let mortgage market were finally seen off.