Labour councillors see their chance to extinguish the only opposition voices left in the Council chamber, so they can continue their waste of taxpayers money, blame-shifting and failure to listen to residents unchecked.
Posts Tagged: Campaigning
We advised scepticism about the Brexit conspiracy theories – and now The Observer is ‘clarifying’ its allegations
Wishful thinking is a risky thing to indulge – it can lead people not to ask sufficiently tough questions to test the things that they are told.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: The divisive and intolerant messages used on a Tory leaflet in Havering harm our society and our Party
Such messages have more in common with the race controversies of 50 years ago than with the modern Conservative Party.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor and Barack Obama’s former digital guru discuss the ethics and practicalities of targeted campaigning, on the Week in Westminster.
J P Floru: People only moan about the use of Facebook data when it is used by campaigns they dislike
If Hillary and Remain had won, using the same methods, would anyone at the Guardian or the BBC have cared a bean about Cambridge Analytica’s behaviour?
Kemi Badenoch: My plan for candidates – a transparent, democratic process, for an even stronger Party
Also, a balanced Parliamentary Party requires a diverse pipeline of candidates – this means diversity of background and thought.
There must be a middle-ground between taking data-driven campaigning for granted and wild alarmism about its dangers
Given that most people don’t really understand what it is or how it works, it’s a field ripe for under- or over-reaction. Or, indeed, both at the same time.
Not too fun, obviously. But without the social side CCHQ will only attract the already committed to their activist training courses.
Brandon Lewis: As we meet for our Spring Forum, far-left intimidation is on the rise. But we will not be silenced.
Free speech is fundamental to a free country. So we must all make sure that Conservative voices are heard – even where they may not always be welcome.
Far from all young people are dyed-in-the-wool Corbynites. To improve the Conservative vote we need to find the right ways to communicate.
Sam Frost: Meet Reignite – which aims to inspire a new generation of Tories. And which fills a gap that CCHQ has opened up.
We focus on three core activities: digital activism, on the ground campaigning, and recruiting and training grassroots activists.
Think of it as being like the Activity Points offered by the official Conservative Campaigner app, except these ConservativeCoins actually have utility and purpose.
Elevating the political class to a special status in law would alienate voters further. And a catch-all restraint on free speech would be used as a political weapon.
The lights really are going out all over what’s left of the ‘People’s Army’ – the departure of their communications director leaves them without a single national press officer.
Voters know that Project Fear-style predictions can’t be trusted – it’s remarkable that pro-EU campaigners still haven’t realised the tactic has been rumbled.