Cllr Mark Weston, Simon Jupp and Kirsty Finlayson compete tonight for a shot at regaining Charlotte Leslie’s former constituency.
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Corbyn has upped his rhetorical game – and he appears to be developing his political savvy a bit, too
His promises are unaffordable, and his spending plans are reckless, but he has started to offer retail policies.
It’s a bold gambit. The Labour Party may be changing, but the people the Shadow Brexit Secretary is taking on still have claws.
McDonnell is more dangerous than Corbyn – not just because he’s more extreme, but because he is more intelligent
Even the Labour Party itself seems aware that the Shadow Chancellor is visibly more wily than his leader.
Robert Largan and Dr Kieran Mullan will contest the final in the ultra-marginal seat tomorrow. And: Cllr Jack Rankin selected in Warwick and Leamington
On the question of a second referendum, Labour’s easiest answer is yet more careful, deniable ambiguity
Corbyn is willing to bend his principles. But he and his advisers will cling more closely to their strategy of being all things to all sides.
He will be seeking to overturn Gordon Marsden’s majority of 2,523 at the next election.
From Tony the Tiger to the sale of narwhal ivory, from plastic straws to eating dogs, the list of proposed bans grows weekly.
Immigration. Brexit simply means regaining control of our border policy. What we do with it then is up to us.
The UK should be willing to consider some flexibility in return for a trade deal – with Australia, with India, with Brazil and, yes, with the EU.
Philippa Stroud’s new Social Metrics Commission hopes to bring light to murky statistical waters. But can numbers ever truly neutralise politics?
Several ConservativeHome contributors are among those who have made the final round in the two target seats
The pantomime excuse given by the men wanted for the Salisbury attack isn’t aimed at us, but at Putin’s domestic audience
The transparent absurdity is the whole point; the Kremlin is demonstrating to a domestic audience that they believe they can attack us with impunity.
What’s more, it might be starting to help lift wages, too.
Davis, Hinds, Brokenshire, Hancock, Clark, Wright – ConHome’s full Party Conference fringe programme is now live
Speakers include eight Secretaries of State, the Mayor of the West Midlands, and many more.