All four finalists are female, two are councillors, and three appeared in the race for South East Cambridgeshire.
Their reaction suggests that Cameron’s vow of more powers to Scotland is unacceptable to the Parliamentary Party as it stands.
He has long been one of the main voices in the Commons for a fairer deal for England. Now he is being heard more widely.
At long last, the Mayor’s plans for 2015 are settled.
The Frinton councillor defeated Cllr Sue Lissimore in a ballot of 240 constituents.
Two councillors with local links, two free school founders – but no sign of James Cracknell.
Two councillors – one a former sitcom star – will fight it out in a public meeting tomorrow.
One cheer for the news of an “open primary” to pick the by-election candidate. It’s a missed opportunity for a postal vote.
Amid a flurry of ideological theories, we shouldn’t ignore the mundane realities of life.
Downing Street and the Whips should be using the ’22 as a sounding board rather more than appears to be the case.
Two councillors and a former by-election candidate selected to fight in 2015.
Yes, it would be amusing – but it would also be the right thing to do, for the by-election battle and our party’s future.
The role of Speaker is that of servant, not master, of the House of Commons
Goldsmith, Stewart, Norman: independent minds and voices on the backbenches are preparing a future very different from the age of Cameron and Osborne.
The MP for Clacton has switched parties and voluntarily submitted to a by-election to judge his decision.