Well, it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?
Posts Tagged: Campaigning
Many parliamentarians feel that CCHQ has hung them out to dry by being slow to take responsibility for its errors.
The story of Chatham & Aylesford, establishing priorities, sticking to them – and teamwork.
When was the last time you answered your landline? Actually, when was the last time you talked to anyone on the phone at all – out of preference?
A dedicated campaign manager is being hired.
Rory Stewart: Three reasons why we won Copeland. Theresa May, Trudy Harrison – and Labour’s long failure to deliver
After 75 years of the latter’s strategy, most people in Copeland faced a choice of either working for the nuclear industry or being without a job.
James Frayne: The public aren’t political geeks, but Blair is wrong to say they weren’t informed on the EU
We were lectured by most of the leading politicians of the day, huge numbers of economists and businesspeople, and the leader of the Free World.
Yes, it’s a regional party. But the EU referendum was a UK-wide vote, so of course it bought ads in Edinburgh and London.
Join me and hundreds of other Conservatives helping their campaigns: I know from my own by-election fight how very close they can be.
It’s still winnable, but there are warning signs for the wider Party and its leadership.
When a self-replicating clique becomes dominant – be it of councillors, evangelicals, po-faced harridans or freemasons – there is trouble ahead.
Sebastian Payne visits the by-election front line to explore the depths of the Opposition’s crisis.
Asked what he had done to help in a recent marginal by-election, one replied, “Oh, I knew there would be enough of you lot running around for me not to have to bother.”
Nicky Morgan: Tolerance. Fairness. Looking outwards. The values I prize as I prepare to vote for Article 50.
We need to encourage people to find ways of belonging that don’t foster hatred, and allow people to mix with others from different backgrounds.
Andrew Kennedy: This may be our last chance to group Associations together to win the victories we need
It is possible that the Party may end this new year in a weaker position than before the 2015 election if CCHQ doesn’t act quickly.