Big 'yes' to Cameron's Tory reforms

MORE than 92% of Conservative activists who voted in a referendum have backed David Cameron's reforms of the Tory Party - however only 25% of those entitled to vote actually botheredNevertheless, Mr Cameron said: “Today's result show how the party has changed.

By Graham Dines

MORE than 92% of Conservative activists who voted in a referendum have backed David Cameron's reforms of the Tory Party - however only 25% of those entitled to vote actually bothered

Nevertheless, Mr Cameron said: “Today's result show how the party has changed. It shows that Conservatives support the vital changes that we have made over the last nine months.

“Ours is a message of change, optimism and hope. Our aims and values are as relevant now as they have ever been and this vote demonstrates that they are built to last.”


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Out of around 247,000 party members, 60,859 (92.7%) voted yes, 4,787 (7.3%) voted no, and a further 243 ballot forms were either blank, spoiled or rejected.

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