Whatever the Mirror says, the Conservative Party is clearly making ground in the North.
We understand that for this year’s elections there will be Conservative candidates in every single contested ward in Yorkshire. Much credit is due to the committed activists such as former MP Michael Bates who are working hard to develop the party’s presence there.
Also worth noting is that Liverpool Conservatives – under the close
stewardship of "Shadow Minister for Liverpool" Chris Grayling, Chairman
Tony Caldeira, and Organiser Martyn Barber – are fielding a full slate
for the second year in a row.
In the last week or so Conservatives.tv has produced three videos about the progress of Campaign North, including this one in Yorkshire:
This one in the North East with Tynemouth’s Wendy Morton:
And this one in the North West following Debi Jones from Sefton Central: