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Steven Woolfe: To win the working class northern vote, the Conservative Party must change its attitude and tone
The issue lies in the Party’s image and how it communicates with voters, not the actual message.
I’d relax the limits significantly if not totally, but insist on near real-time transparency from campaigns over their permitted donors.
With the surge in the delivery economy this rule would boost growth. It would also help the emergency services – and those canvassing during election campaigns.
The local election campaign was started with an eight page magazine highlighting our achievements on local issues. This was delivered prior to election expenses kicking in.
Instinctively, voters in Leigh will not vote for a candidate that is either from out of town or has a lack of working class attitudes. Sitting in an office does not win any votes here.
Do X per cent of voters really switch once they’ve read Y leaflets, resulting in Z per cent more wins in key marginals?
We fought on local issues highlighting the improvements we are delivering. Labour complained about “austerity” – but failed to offer a coherent alternative.
The General Election was a shock. We are up for a marathon effort for the Council elections next year.
It is not enough to state what you oppose from the ruling Labour Group. You have to have a policy platform to offer to residents as an alternative to actively vote for.
It wasn’t just about antisemitism. The Conservatives pledged to maintain weekly bin collections. Labour did not.
The Conservative campaign machine has upped its game – but the loss of activists’ trust in the central Party is taking time to repair
Some local campaigns printed off full duplicates of their canvassing data, in case CCHQ repeated last year’s trick of selectively turning off VoteSource.
Theresa May: Our practical politics is closer to voters than the partisan approach that increasingly consumes the left
As Leader of the Conservative Party, I want to thank each and every one of you for all your hard work during the local elections.
All teenagers should be taught at school about the structure of the British constitution – this would help improve the engagement and basis of knowledge for local government elections.
Brandon Lewis: Thank you, Conservative members. Because of you, we did well in these elections. But this is just the start.
I want to commend every single one of you that stood for council or campaigned in any way in this poll.