Lord Archer

Bestselling author. Deputy chairman of the party under Margaret Thatcher. Expelled from party for five years in 2000 and subsequently convicted of perjury. Not the party’s preferred cheerleader, but remains one of its most famous characters

Don’t ask people to save, and then tax their savings.

Pass the primogeniture bill before the Duchess of Cambridge has a child.

Pass a law to allow you to turn left at a traffic light if it’s safe to do so.

Pay prisoners who take an education course in prison the same rate as cleaners and kitchen staff, and give them a bonus if they pass an exam (GCSE/degree).

Cut income tax to 40 per cent in the next budget.

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