We fought on local issues highlighting the improvements we are delivering. Labour complained about “austerity” – but failed to offer a coherent alternative.
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The General Election was a shock. We are up for a marathon effort for the Council elections next year.
It is not enough to state what you oppose from the ruling Labour Group. You have to have a policy platform to offer to residents as an alternative to actively vote for.
It wasn’t just about antisemitism. The Conservatives pledged to maintain weekly bin collections. Labour did not.
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.
Theresa May: Our practical politics is closer to voters than the partisan approach that increasingly consumes the left
As Leader of the Conservative Party, I want to thank each and every one of you for all your hard work during the local elections.
All teenagers should be taught at school about the structure of the British constitution – this would help improve the engagement and basis of knowledge for local government elections.
Brandon Lewis: Thank you, Conservative members. Because of you, we did well in these elections. But this is just the start.
I want to commend every single one of you that stood for council or campaigned in any way in this poll.
Claire Ainsley: There is a new working class, with different political concerns and motivations from the old
Understanding what makes these voters tick could be key to the outcome of the next election. No party can afford to ignore them.
Plus: Local elections – Jacqui Smith and I step in where the BBC won’t go. And: my advice to Rudd? KBO – as Churchill used to put it.
These local elections will make a big difference to people’s lives. Join me on the campaign trail.
Labour councillors see their chance to extinguish the only opposition voices left in the Council chamber, so they can continue their waste of taxpayers money, blame-shifting and failure to listen to residents unchecked.
We advised scepticism about the Brexit conspiracy theories – and now The Observer is ‘clarifying’ its allegations
Wishful thinking is a risky thing to indulge – it can lead people not to ask sufficiently tough questions to test the things that they are told.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: The divisive and intolerant messages used on a Tory leaflet in Havering harm our society and our Party
Such messages have more in common with the race controversies of 50 years ago than with the modern Conservative Party.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor and Barack Obama’s former digital guru discuss the ethics and practicalities of targeted campaigning, on the Week in Westminster.