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Posts Tagged: Bishop Auckland
As the Prime Minister said, many people have lent us their vote, and they won’t be so generous next time if we get it wrong.
Ben Bradley: Voters tore down the Red Wall because they were sick of Labour talking down to them and holding them back
That doesn’t mean they are all suddenly hardcore Tories. For many we were the least-worst option. But we have an opportunity to win their trust.
Lord Ashcroft: “A craven opportunist”; “She’s a bit militant”; “I want it over and done with” – my final round of election focus groups
We visit Bishop Auckland, Warwick and Leamington, and Wimbledon. And ask: which actors would the interviewees cast in ‘Election 2019: The Movie’?
Nick Hargrave: Wanted. A Too Difficult Department to help tackle intractable post-election problems.
I am arguing that there is some limited space for radical candour with the electorate on the difficult choices facing the country in the 2020s.
This region contains a string of those ‘Labour Leave’ seats which are central to the Tory strategy – but will the Brexit Party trip them up?
The seats that might back a No Deal offer for cultural reasons might well balk at it for economic ones.
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
Updated, plus: the results of four recent contests in target seats – Bishop Auckland, Bristol North West, Crewe and Nantwich, and Ipswich.
Good luck, Prime Minister, with your plan to split the Left. Just don’t split the Right as well while you’re at it.
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
Bath, Bishop Auckland, Bristol North West, Peterborough, and Wirral West are seeking candidates, as are several northern cities.
The Home Office won’t be fit for purpose to administer a post-Brexit migration system without a full understanding of what went wrong.
For Britain to prosper after Brexit, and Corbyn to be thwarted, the Northern Powerhouse is indispensable.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Worse, there are some signs they’re picking who to defend on the basis of ideological purity.