The local election campaign was started with an eight page magazine highlighting our achievements on local issues. This was delivered prior to election expenses kicking in.
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Instinctively, voters in Leigh will not vote for a candidate that is either from out of town or has a lack of working class attitudes. Sitting in an office does not win any votes here.
Do X per cent of voters really switch once they’ve read Y leaflets, resulting in Z per cent more wins in key marginals?
We fought on local issues highlighting the improvements we are delivering. Labour complained about “austerity” – but failed to offer a coherent alternative.
We never forget we are spending our residents’ money. We have delivered new homes and we have kept our borough clean and green.
Voters are fed up with decay and decline. Labour will not be able to cling on much longer.
The warning from the local elections to Labour MPs seeking to thwart Brexit – or stay in the Customs Union
Those representing constituencies with big majorities that voted Leave may conclude they don’t want to push their luck.
The General Election was a shock. We are up for a marathon effort for the Council elections next year.
A proportional distribution of seats within multi-member wards would achieve greater fairness and more competition.
It is not enough to state what you oppose from the ruling Labour Group. You have to have a policy platform to offer to residents as an alternative to actively vote for.
Conservatives failed to win people over to building hundreds of new homes on a former golf course.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
It wasn’t just about antisemitism. The Conservatives pledged to maintain weekly bin collections. Labour did not.
James Frayne: Step one in showing provincial English voters more respect. Clear up this Customs Union mess.
Given that they saved the Party’s bacon, you would expect senior figures to say and do whatever it takes to keep them on side.
Theresa May: Our practical politics is closer to voters than the partisan approach that increasingly consumes the left
As Leader of the Conservative Party, I want to thank each and every one of you for all your hard work during the local elections.