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The phrase has been directed at political parties other than the Conservatives when those parties, traditionally in contradistinction to the Conservatives, are seen to align with them. During the 2010 student protests, the phrase was directed at the [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrats]] as well as the Conservatives because the former was in a [[Coalition government|ruling coalition]] with the latter. The Liberal Democrats have been called “yellow Tories”, in reference to [[Political colour#Yellow|their political colour]] and, for instance, their collaboration through coalition with the Conservatives,{{cite news |last1=Perkins |first1=Anne |title=Yellow Tories? |url=https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/may/11/coalition-liberaldemocrats-conservatives |access-date=24 November 2023 |work=The Guardian |date=11 May 2010}} or when they have alinged with the Conservative policy and voting – for instance, when the party refused to vote in favour of a parliamentary [[Motion (parliamentary procedure)|motion]] preventing [[privatisation]] of the [[National Health Service]] (NHS).{{cite news |last1=published |first1=James Ashford |title=Why the Lib Dems are being branded ‘Yellow Tories’ |url=https://theweek.com/103955/why-the-lib-dems-are-being-branded-yellow-tories |access-date=24 November 2023 |work=The Week |date=24 October 2019 |language=en}} [[Scottish Nationalist Party]] (SNP) supporters have called the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]] (whose [[Political colour#Red|political colour is red]]) “red Tory scum” because Labour are seen as “collaborators with the Westminster establishement, not potential allies in the struggle for national freedom”.{{cite book |last1=Macwhirter |first1=Iain |title=Tsunami: Scotland’s Democratic Revolution |date=2015 |publisher=Freight Books}}

The phrase has been directed at political parties other than the Conservatives when those parties, traditionally in contradistinction to the Conservatives, are seen to align with them. During the 2010 student protests, the phrase was directed at the [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrats]] as well as the Conservatives because the former was in a [[Coalition government|ruling coalition]] with the latter. The Liberal Democrats have been called “yellow Tories”, in reference to [[Political colour#Yellow|their political colour]] and, for instance, their collaboration through coalition with the Conservatives,{{cite news |last1=Perkins |first1=Anne |title=Yellow Tories? |url=https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/may/11/coalition-liberaldemocrats-conservatives |access-date=24 November 2023 |work=The Guardian |date=11 May 2010}} or when they have alinged with the Conservative policy and voting – for instance, when the party refused to vote in favour of a parliamentary [[Motion (parliamentary procedure)|motion]] preventing [[privatisation]] of the [[National Health Service]] (NHS).{{cite news |last1=published |first1=James Ashford |title=Why the Lib Dems are being branded ‘Yellow Tories’ |url=https://theweek.com/103955/why-the-lib-dems-are-being-branded-yellow-tories |access-date=24 November 2023 |work=The Week |date=24 October 2019 |language=en}} [[Scottish Nationalist Party]] (SNP) supporters have called the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]] (whose [[Political colour#Red|political colour is red]]) “red Tory scum” because Labour are seen as “collaborators with the Westminster establishement, not potential allies in the struggle for national freedom”.{{cite book |last1=Macwhirter |first1=Iain |title=Tsunami: Scotland’s Democratic Revolution |date=2015 |publisher=Freight Books}}

==References==

==References==


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