There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.
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The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
Tim Bale: Why the real Conservative membership figure matters to the whole country – not just the party
Sooner or later, it will hold a leadership contest in which its members will actually get to decide the winner – and perhaps our next Prime Minister.
A recent Conservative conference for the area found eagerness to discuss radical policies and to embrace innovative campaigning techniques. An encouraging sign for the local elections.
The Conservative Party Chairman says the public can “draw their own conclusions” about Corbyn’s approach, however.
Not too fun, obviously. But without the social side CCHQ will only attract the already committed to their activist training courses.
The International Development Secretary’s response to the Oxfam scandal appears to have impressed Party members.
A bright start in our Cabinet League Table for McVey, Lewis, Hancock & Hinds. Hammond’s rating heads west.
And the Prime Minister, tenth in the table last time round, is back in negative territory and second from bottom.
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Which is what she hinted at after the last one – and which would ease the pressures on her and help get the government back on its feet.
Clark Vasey: McDonnell’s infamous remark about lynching McVey is as offensive now as when first made
The Shadow Chancellor normalises unacceptable behaviour and is contributing to making UK politics a much more unpleasant place.
The Brexit negotiations and the lack of an obvious successor are likely to keep her in place at least until we leave the EU in March 2019.
We wish the new Party Chairman well. But if you want to know what he’s up against, just follow the money.
In the short-term, throwing everything at target seats makes sense. Over the longer, it is a recipe for weak outreach, social media failure and falling membership.
The new Party Chairman says the current localised structure means he doesn’t know the total – but promises a figure “in future”.
Iain Dale: This reshuffle could have promoted and prioritised housing. But all we got was a name change.
Plus: The mystery of the missing Kwasi Kwarteng. The presence of the ebullient Brandon Lewis. The absence and recovery of Nick de Bois. Plus: Capita’s failures.