Politics 1 August 2012 Quote of the day Tory national convention chairman on gay marriage. Print HTML My concern is that we are potentially upsetting our members and activists when I have one goal, and that is to obtain a Conservative majority government in 2015. Anything which upsets any of my members, I don’t like to see that. Conservative National Convention chairman Emma Pidding warns David Cameron not to press ahead with gay marriage. › Labour's revival could sink Scottish independence Same sex statues adorn the top of a wedding cake. Photograph: Getty Images. Subscribe More Related articles Donald Trump brings home his dark vision of America at the Republican convention Word of the week: Michellania Cabinet audit: what does the appointment of Andrea Leadsom as Environment Secretary mean for policy?