The MP for Sutton and Cheam will have his work cut out to reconnect the Tories to a city which some fear could become their “next Scotland”.
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Both of the national parties are built around different attitudes to economic policy, and the Scottish Parliament’s new responsibilities will force tough choices on the SNP.
But in his new book, he does not quite explain why she has remained Prime Minister.
Also: Sargeant’s son to contest his seat at Welsh by-election; and Labour may use direct rule to align Northern Irieland with the mainland on abortion and gay marriage.
It would be the logical next step after taking back control from Brussels. And it would pull the rug from under Corbyn’s feet.
EXCLUSIVE: Draft new Conservative Party Constitution revealed – including further candidate selection centralisation
The proposals also include making a youth movement only optional, not a requirement, for the Party.
The Tories are working hard not just to argue but to demonstrate that Scottish interests are best served within British institutions and frameworks.
Just as with Leave voters, another big swath of the electorate might be abandoned to Ruth Davidson as her rivals focus elsewhere.
This will mean that the Party must enter uncomfortable territory and embrace taxes on wealth and inheritance.
My new project takes inspiration from Teddy Roosevelt, who saved American capitalism from itself.
While his colleagues have persuaded him the route to victory is through winning Remainers, it was retaining Leave voters that saved his election campaign.
Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.
We have a duty to the future of Conservatism in Wales, and to the electorate on the whole, to engage in the fight on Welsh terms.
Introducing the first in a series of articles from centre-right thinkers who have contributed to our new publication.
ConservativeHome’s proposals for Party reform, to avoid a repeat of the miserable snap election result.