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Red Tory

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Canadian a Conservative who holds liberal or mildly socialist views on certain fiscal and social issues

red′ To′ry

n. Canadian.
a member of the Progressive Conservative Party who is less conservative than other members.
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The Conservatives abstained, the Liberal Democrats abstained and, of course, the Labour Red Tories voted to reject our savings proposal and voted to keep pay packages of up to PS230,000 a year.
THERE will be no more talk of Red Tories, was the verdict of one of Jeremy Corbyn's high-profile Scottish supporters when he won the UK Labour leadership.
Red Tories were people who combined a commitment to "economic egalitarianism with social conservatism" and wanted to free people from the tyranny of both the market and the state.
Have the so-called Red Tories been permanently eclipsed, and if so, is Harper responsible for this development?
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is the 'elephant in the room' ' for Labour and a vote for them is a vote against workers' rights and social justice which is why they are rightly known as Red Tories.
Conservative Valentine Poem to the North East Flood warnings are Red Tories are Blue Money is no object we know that is true.
As others have pointed out, all three finalists were Red Tories (Mar, Redford, Homer).
So-called Red Tories have renounced the aggressive individualism of the Thatcher revolution and want to challenge Labour as the party best able to deal with poverty.
And so, too, have traditional conservatives--and now Red Tories like Phillip Blond.
When you ad up the NDP, the Green Party, the Liberals, the Red Tories and yes, even the Bloc Quebecois, you have a small liberal majority that believes government has an important role to play in civil society and should not be outsourced to the private sector or abandoned altogether.
Stephen Harper is surrounded by Progressive Conservative Red Tories ("The Tory-fication of Reform," April 23).
Segal now supports an inclusive model of "a national Conservative party that embraces its broad membership along the 'rational conservative spectrum,' which includes paleo-conservatives like myself, Red Tories, social conservatives, historical conservatives, and even the more flinty-eyed neoconservatives.