It is worth looking at where we were successful, and what went right, in the hope we can replicate that, and secure better success at the next general election.
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Richard Short is the National Coordinator of the Conservative Trade Unionist, Chairman of Wigan Borough Conservatives and 2015 Parliamentary Candidate for Warrington North.Follow @
Richard Short: Labour’s Garden Tax is ready to savage the homes and gardens of ordinary working people
A measure apparently intended to target the well-off would instead hit former council house owners, pensioners and the vulnerable.
Its permit system places the island’s residents at the centre of policy – and can be tightened up, just as just it was in 2009, if the economy is squeezed.
Corbyn might lock Labour out of power at Westminster, but Momentum could still end up wielding real power in local government.
Spencer Pitfield’s by-election candidacy in Sheffield and my own experience in Leigh help demonstrate that nowhere should be out of bounds for us.