That is to say, can he do so without overruling associations or locking out those currently on the candidates list?
Posts Tagged: Boundary Review
The key to successful grassroots politics is the local touch: remote and sprawling party organisations are a big step in the wrong direction.
The growth of patronage and payroll power has already reduced the ability of the Commons to scrutinise properly. It shouldn’t be eroded further.
With so much real reform to pursue, it would be wrong to waste valuable time and political capital on battles the Government cannot win.
It’s required as soon as possible.