Plus: Those who worked with him at Vote Leave have a duty of care to Darren Grimes. And: Don’t try to out-stare Raab.
Posts Tagged: Brandon Lewis MP
The Prime Minister is set to lobby you about her new Brexit plan. Will she and Johnson be undertaking rival tours?
“Very tense”, “a sellout” – Inside the Downing Street charm offensive to try to win Conservative activists’ support for Chequers
Conservative Association Chairmen reveal what happened in yesterday’s conversations with the Prime Minister, her Chief of Staff, and the Party Chairman.
Grassroots rebellion – Downing Street is starting to realise the scale of Tory opposition to the Chequers plan
Having begun with an apparent assumption that Conservative members would simply swallow what they were given, May’s team is now forced to make up lost ground.
Lewis and Barwell host conference call to gauge anger at Chequers on the doorstep and among the grassroots
They’re right to ask the question. If the answer comes back that May’s plan is harming the Tory campaign machine and electoral prospects, what will they do?
“Javid is anxious to have a modern new immigration system that delivers for this country – and that’s a separate issue.”
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
Robert Halfon: What Hunt has done for the NHS, Hinds must do for schools. We need textbooks, not tanks.
Plus: beware of claims that we’ve reached Peak Corbyn. Don’t raise fuel duty. Scrap hospital car parking charges. And: Hands keeps his promises.
Lewis has adopted a wise policy of transparency. That offers a chance to ditch guesstimates.
Javid gives Gove a run for first place in our Cabinet League Table. May is back in negative territory.
And Davis’ rating slides – as the Government’s Brexit difficulties contaminate the approval ratings of others at the top table.
Wanted. A Muslim, a woman, and a fearless campaigner to review claims of Tory anti-Muslim prejudice.
We doubt that such institutional bias exists. But we would say that, wouldn’t we? Fortunately, Sayeeda Warsi has hit on a solution.
A low-key event with an invited audience next week will explore how to apply lessons and methods from the Party’s past to its present and future.
Interview: Lewis -“At conference this year, I and the Prime Minister are determined that the members feel it is their conference.”
The Party Chairman intends to remove from the candidates’ list those who failed to campaign in the local elections.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
The Conservative campaign machine has upped its game – but the loss of activists’ trust in the central Party is taking time to repair
Some local campaigns printed off full duplicates of their canvassing data, in case CCHQ repeated last year’s trick of selectively turning off VoteSource.