The campaign has exposed weaknesses in the CCHQ machine. A new broom is required. But May has sent for the old one.
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Yet even if their concerns don’t ultimately lead to them backing someone else, these shouldn’t simply be dismissed as having no consequences.
Well, it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?
Andrew Kennedy: This may be our last chance to group Associations together to win the victories we need
It is possible that the Party may end this new year in a weaker position than before the 2015 election if CCHQ doesn’t act quickly.
Lord Woolton (pictured right) was the greatest-ever, rebuilding the Conservatives after the war. But here are my favourite five.
Garry Heath: At this conference, our new leadership has a chance to show our members a little bit of love
Either we widen the membership of political parties and change the way they are funded, or the next stop will be a UK-style Donald Trump.
A focus on fathers: with Andrew Feldman, Oliver Heald, Will Quince, Chris Grayling, Stephen Barclay, Stephen Hammond and Nigel Huddleston.
Alexander Temerko: Out go Cameron’s clip-voiced Etonians. In comes McLoughlin, Tory working class hero.
The former pit worker is the man to make the Conservatives a true One Nation party.
If we are to be a truly national Party, we must have in place a structure which enables us to hear, absorb and reflect the views of the entire United Kingdom.
To continue to succeed, we must restore not only mass membership but mass activism.
The Party needs to treat its members with respect and be a far more democratic in its structure.
There is a strong case for appointing a new Party Chairman who is neutral between the contenders.
Roughly a quarter have confidence, and much the same proportion don’t know.
The latest iteration has good bits, some bad bits – and nothing substantial to boost ownership of the Party by its members.
Andrew Kennedy: Why we need Multi-Constituency Associations – and why it is wrong to water down plans to introduce them
In many parts of the country, including in some areas with very large Conservative majorities, our Associations are no longer fit for purpose.