Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Posts Tagged: Ben Bradley MP
So no more dropouts after Sam Gyimah’s departure earlier this afternoon. The first ballot will be held on Thursday.
Lee Rowley: Killamarsh Conservatism – the reason North East Derbyshire bucked the trend in last week’s elections
Our approach, and our message, won the backing of communities which have previously only ever voted Labour. It can work elsewhere, too.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.
Meanwhile, the Government has quietly been appointing more trade emissaries during the last few months.
That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
Is the Witney MP’s decision a one-off, or part of a co-ordinated plan – with more to come? Downing Street and the Whips will be searching for an answer.
Both gave Downing Street the opportunity to assuage their concerns about Chequers, but still found the policy unacceptable.
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.
Not too fun, obviously. But without the social side CCHQ will only attract the already committed to their activist training courses.
But she adds that her colleague was also right to have raised concerns about “some of Jeremy Corbyn’s friends”.
Thomas Kerr: My mission as a Tory councillor in one of the poorest parts of Glasgow – the first there in a century.
The area has faced years of neglect from both establishment parties in Scotland, and that is why I was elected.
WATCH: Bradley warns against being too harsh on “a generation that has grown up online, and has made mistakes online”
“If my experience of being told to kill myself…becomes normal, I don’t know how I can go out there and tell young people that it’s a good thing to enter public life”.