Where the Tories have rallied in Scotland, Labour appear to have done so here. There is a broad range of possible Conservative targets, but only a few anticipated gains.
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Mark Francois: I urge Leavers to vote Tory – so gaining Brexit, preparing for free trade and smashing Marxism. All at once.
We now have the most amazing opportunity to deliver an emphatic victory over Corbyn’s extremists – and achieve Brexit into the bargain.
“It’s a really tricky one. In previous elections it’s been a simple cross in the box, now it’s so overwhelming, I feel quite sick.”
A chemical engineer, a jewellery entrepreneur and former Miss India finalist, and a nurse who fought Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Two-thirds of this latest tranche come with a caveat that applicants may be deselected if the boundary review goes ahead.
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.
Lord Ashcroft: “She called the snap election, and can’t be bothered turning up to it”. My final general election focus groups
Some voters have gone off Theresa May over the course of the campaign – but many won’t switch to Labour because of Brexit.
Exclusive: We bust the Party ban on making known the names on the Hitchin and Harpenden shortlist. The latest selections news.
Plus: Eleven candidates selected elsewhere, including Gillian Keegan in Chichester and Kemi Badenoch in Saffron Walden.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
Ollerenshaw back in Lancaster & Fleetwood. Shortlists for Brentwood & Ongar, and Hampstead & Kilburn. The latest candidate news.
Plus details of selections in Clwyd South, Delyn, Wrexham, Moray, West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine, and more.
They could even tie with Labour. If they build in their 2015 success (and learn from their 2016 disappointment) more seats are definitely within reach.
Another region, another strong Conservative result against a mismanaged Labour campaign plagued by local miseries.
Welsh Tories are back to levels of representation last seen in the 1980s. How did they pull it off, and how they can build on it?
The third piece in our series examines the four-way battle for the hearts and minds of voters in Wales.