When we asked people what mattered most to themselves and their families Brexit dropped to third place, with the cost of living at the top of the list.
Rob Semple: The Prime Minister commands the instinctive loyalty of Party members. And they’re fed up with noises off.
We need to remind ourselves that it took us 13 years to recover from the last time we allowed Europe to determine how the electorate saw our Party.
What if somebody as far to the right as Corbyn is to the left managed to win the Tory leadership?
A national membership system is a good start, but it must be accompanied by pro-active engagement from local associations.
Priti Patel: It’s time to elect the Party Chairman – and put our members back in charge of the Conservatives
Over the last decade our activists, supporters and members have become a distant feature of an increasing centralised Party machine – remote, distant and out of touch.
Three members of the city’s democracy movement are flying in to share their concerns about the present situation and hopes for the future.
Contrary to myth, the wise king was demonstrating what was beyond his powers. May has done the same – demonstrating gradually that a Canada Deal or No Deal are the only practicable options.
We haven’t had it easy, but we are resilient and resourceful. Our appetite for change is bad news for the party that took us for granted.
The Conservative Party’s official historian was speaking at the unveiling of a new statue to the former Party leader in his home town of Bewdley today.
David Shiels: Brexit, Northern Ireland, and borders. Why the DUP may yet break ranks with May – and force a general election
The issue of the backstop is becoming more heated and harder to navigate as time goes by.
It’s no longer about changes to bring equality; it is about taking revenge against mankind for historic wrongs. #manmustfall may be on us sooner than we think.
Rayner’s new proposals would mean that the progress we have seen over the last eight years would be sacrificed – and it is our kids that would pay the price.
Andrew Selous: Our belief in free markets does not mean that we will fail to call out abuse where we see it
A commitment to social justice has always been at the heart of conservatism. Now we need to do more to support families, health and relationships.
Mark Lehain: Rayner says Labour will reject Gove’s school reforms – but what would they establish in their place?
Families and teachers deserve some details on what is being proposed in place of free schools and academies.
Chris Skidmore: How the Conservative Policy Commission will play its part in drawing up the next general election manifesto
I hope this work, which entails listening to party members, communities and businesses, will help to shape the future thinking of the Party.