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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.
James Frayne: Johnson is the only person making a popular pitch to voters – Downing Street is unwise to slap him down
They might think him crass, or judge him to be over-reaching – but they haven’t come up with any equivalent ideas themselves. It’s time to announce some popular stuff.
Join us, and let’s do our bit to help our candidates and brilliant new MPs keep changing their communities and the country for the better.
In trying to maximise the Party’s vote share, it’s essential that a proper audit of these barriers takes place (and others will no doubt think of some I have missed).
The Conservatives need a strategy to dominate VR, a presence in voice-controlled tech and – yes – a ‘Maybot’ chatbot.
We wish the new Party Chairman well. But if you want to know what he’s up against, just follow the money.
In the short-term, throwing everything at target seats makes sense. Over the longer, it is a recipe for weak outreach, social media failure and falling membership.
Political parties and online computer games are not the same, but one sector is seeing massive year on year growth and the other, quite frankly, isn’t.
Priti Patel: Priorities for the new Party Chairman. Let’s democratise, decentralise, cut membership fees – and open up candidate selection.
We must value the expertise and hard work of grassroots Party members far more. They hold the key to our future.
Despite having fewer MPs, and despite all the talk of fighting back online, the Opposition is still much more active on the social platform.
Luke Springthorpe: This was not as bad a year for the Conservatives as some claim. But 2018 must be much better.
The full force of policy and how it is communicated will need to be wrapped in an overarching theme of securing a bright future for the country after Brexit.
It seems strange to think of Thatcher’s last triumph as the twilight of a Tory century, but that is how it now appears to electoral history.
Eastbourne Association Chairman resigns, citing frustration at “incomprehensible” delays to candidate selection
Cllr David Elkin speaks for many activists in target seats who are desperate to be given the go-ahead to kick off campaigning.