Our region-by-region survey of possible key seats continues with a look at what is shaping up to be one of the key head-to-head confrontations between the Tories and Labour.
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Unity of purpose requires debate, compromise and ultimately putting collective interest above self- interest.
Two-thirds of this latest tranche come with a caveat that applicants may be deselected if the boundary review goes ahead.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Sunder Katwala: Will the Conservatives have more ethnic minority MPs than Labour after this election?
The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
Ford is selected in Chelmsford. Bennett withdraws from Saffron Walden. Latest candidate selection news.
All the latest news of shortlists and selections from right across the country.
Election 2017: Karen Lumley and Andrew Turner stand down. Here’s the list of other MPs also doing so to date.
A running list of the current Members of Parliament, of all parties, who aren’t seeking to stand again.
The selections in the two Tory-held seats to date have both been won by women; and there is at least one woman on the shortlist of every such seat yet to select.
Shortlists for Westmorland & Lonsdale, and Birmingham Edgbaston. Plus selections including Barrow & Furness, Ealing Central & Acton, Clwyd South and more.
CCHQ is recruiting campaign managers to fight in areas Labour has long taken for granted.
Gisela Stuart’s Vote Leave appointment. A formidable opponent, a welcome ally, a move we called for.
Though it would doubtless have happened anyway, given the respect with which she’s regarded in the Commons.
We can’t win a workable majority without breaking through in more seats in the urban and suburban North and Midlands.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.
Dr Simon Clarke: Whisper it quietly, but some academics vote Tory. And many, many more could be persuaded to do
The commonly-held belief on the Right that academia is a leviathan of leftist groupthink is a little wide of the mark.
Our latest battleground profile explores the West Midlands, where Labour and the Tories are locked in something close to a high-stakes, traditional, two-party fight.