Let’s hope he’s soon back on the Candidates List from which he should never have been excluded.
It is right to recognise Pickles’ achievements as Communities Secretary – but he must be supported in his new role too.
In the aftermath of the election, we revisit our regional profiles to see how the parties fared compared to expectations.
The Scottish Conservatives only held their single seat at the General Election, but do the 2016 and 2020 elections offer the prospect of breakthrough?
The long-serving adviser to Eric Pickles is to join the team at the heart of the Government.
We now know almost all of the details of David Cameron’s first majority Government.
All the breaking news and reaction on the formation of the first Conservative majority government since 1992.
They didn’t share in the victory, but they helped to make it happen.
We wish them all many congratulations.
We tally up the changes in seats as the results come in.
We name those who had a good and bad night. The new MP in the photo? Andrea Jenkyns – the woman who beat Ed Balls.
Each of the main parties is trying new techniques, both by choice and out of necessity. Which will work?
Our final pre-election version – complete with the 30 new Tory candidates most likely to make it to the Commons.
Non-target candidates are instructed to leave their seats and campaign in the 40/40 – even on polling day
It’s a further development in the use of candidates as ground-troops in the battlegrounds.
Conservative council candidate who said that she’d never vote for “the Jew” Miliband is suspended from the Party