I want our Party to come out of the process stronger and more adept at campaigning – ready to win.
Posts Tagged: Campaigning
The most startling element is its one big dive outside the workings of the Tory machine: he wants the leader’s powers to draw up the manifesto to be reined in.
Lord Ashcroft: The general election. How the Conservatives damaged their reputation for competence without gaining one for compassion.
Nearly everything believed to exercise Labour more than the Tories was also named more often as a priority for “me and my family” than for Britain as a whole.
Introducing the first in a series of articles from centre-right thinkers who have contributed to our new publication.
It’s a promising start, but Momentum is already ahead in this game.
ConservativeHome’s proposals for Party reform, to avoid a repeat of the miserable snap election result.
Inspired by this site’s in-depth investigation, our Executive Editor talks to the BBC about a few of the “ten or twelve” problems that cost May her majority.
After exposing the flaws in the Conservative campaign operation, we propose 12 reforms to help to avoid repeating such failings in future.
Activists were asked to trust in a targeting analysis that proved to be based on flawed data and assumptions that were overturned by the manifesto.
Embracing this crude Marxist fiction has put the Conservative Party at risk of lasting electoral damage, particularly in London.
It is believed that the Conservatives will again have a poor campaign, and that voters will punish them further on economic grounds. I believe this is heuristics, not thorough analysis.
The Party apparatus may be in the capital, but it is not connected with the city’s residents. We must reach out and engage.
A change in attitudes and atmosphere at CCHQ is the vital foundation for any lasting and effective reform.
Far from being put off by his angry denunciations of the status quo, many saw it as a sign of a conviction politician who cared passionately.
Matthew Offord: Enough sychophants. Enough time-servers. Enough of this CCHQ farce. Why I am standing for the Party Board.
Many of us were denied access to VoteSource, literature and printing resources – and we all had to wait for ever for CCHQ to ‘approve’ any and every statement printed.