Plus: Open regional Tory offices but don’t take CCHQ out of London. The coming IR35 disaster. And: where will you be on January 31?
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Good quality office space is far cheaper in Birmingham than London, and the quality of life is higher. The West Midlands is full of battleground parliamentary seats.
The Whips and CCHQ should utilise the experience of Bretherton, Bradley, Clarke, Hughes and Rowley – all of whom won Labour seats in 2017.
If we really are becoming the Party of Blue Collar Conservatives, our Party must become the change that we want to see.
Richard Holden: The Red Wall. My part in its downfall. How I won North West Durham – Labour since its creation.
We need to build long-term trust to hold seats like this one. We can win again – but we must deliver.
In Loughborough, we could see how Labour had lost its “core vote”. They may be unwilling to return to the fold.
I wonder if this election will go down in history as the one where, at long last, such attitudes towards Conservatives were dispelled?
There will be a mass of new Conservative MPs who have no or little presence on the ground to support them.
Lee Rowley: North East Derbyshire was a forerunner of this election victory. Here’s what we did to win again.
For my colleagues who’ve smashed through the Red Wall – pick those bricks up and build anew.
Neil O’Brien: Policies for a new Britain – in which the central point for new Tory MPs is the moors on the edge of Sheffield
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
James Cleverly: I want to thank you and all our Party members for your hard work in this election campaign
For now, enjoy your Christmas break. You have earned it and should be proud of what we have achieved.
Bad news for Hugh Grant and Stormzy. But Lord Sugar and Annunziata Rees-Mogg were able to rejoice.
Men chose the Conservatives over Labour by a 19-point margin (48 per cent to 29 per cent), while women did so by just six points.
“We did it – we pulled it off, didn’t we? We broke the gridlock, we ended the deadlock, we smashed the road block…the biggest Conservative majority since the 1980s.”