There are many seats in London that are also C1/C2 heavy: it is just that they are outer London seats.
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James Frayne: Ten key points about the lower middle class, provincial, home-owning voters who decide elections
C1/C2 voters are hugely important in raw numerical terms. They make up 52 per cent of the electorate in England.
James Frayne: No, lifting the pay cap isn’t a priority for voters. Ministers should follow the evidence.
Indicating higher taxes, pledging potentially massive costs on retired people and raiding middle class welfare all played in the election result.
He isn’t perfect – and acclamation isn’t the ideal method. But the Conservatives face a crisis and must take action accordingly.
Retail – and why the Conservatives should turn their focus to how Corbyn would plunder your purse, wallet and savings
May has a campaign for the country. She must complement it, as best she can, with one for you and your family.
May wants to break with the Thatcher tradition on controls, but there are risks from our old friend the law of unexpected consequences.
Those looking to find what she really stands for may one day get an answer. But the point for the here and now is: she seeks to dominate the mainstream.
Iain Duncan Smith: Why we need a visionary prospectus for this election – not a mass of details and tactical ploys
I feel we have gone too far in publishing and overly political manifestos which make it difficult to govern subsequently.
Politics requires both action and explanation.
And there are other policies she could pursue. More nurseries in primary schools. Tougher school discipline. Longer sentences for child abuse.
James Frayne: After Copeland, May should plan to cull posh southern Ministers – and promote northerners
Voters in seats outside London and the South-East need to be forced to think about the Tories in a different way.
A dedicated campaign manager is being hired.
The Party Chairman says “all seats” are under consideration for targeting.
Theresa May’s austere approach to news management is a plus for government – at least, so far. But it’s turning out to be a minus for her ministers.
Nicky Morgan: Just what does the way in which we’re dealing with refugee children say about our values as a Party?
As a party known for strong economic management, we must work doubly hard to avoid appearing to know the price of everything and the value of nothing.