Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Following the announcement of the result of the poll to elect the new Leader of the Conservative Party, Peter Lilley said: “I have been impressed by the moderate and thoughtful way Ian Duncan Smith has campaigned for the leadership.

    “He is now strongly placed to modernise the Conservative Party, to develop positive policies for health and education (where Labour?s centralisation is failing miserably) and to win back our lost supporters.

    “I urge all Conservatives to unite behind his leadership. He can count on my loyal support