In Sevenoaks we ran an uber-local campaign. I am pleased to report that this was a successful strategy.
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Lee Rowley: Killamarsh Conservatism – the reason North East Derbyshire bucked the trend in last week’s elections
Our approach, and our message, won the backing of communities which have previously only ever voted Labour. It can work elsewhere, too.
We have built up a rapport with the Nepalese community. The key planks of their culture are profoundly Conservative.
Iain Mansfield: A second referendum would be far more unpredictable than Remainers or Leavers assume
The only certainty is that such a travesty would heap more bitterness and division on an already frustrated electorate.
The Party’s new Deputy Chair says people are frustrated “with politicians as a whole” due to the Brexit delay.
We have brilliant candidates standing in our local elections. They do not deserve to suffer because of public anger with national politics.
“I wish recess could have gone on another ten days”: Tory councillors finally get the chance to talk about local issues
“The launch of the Brexit Party may actually help. It gives voters an alternative outlet for their rage – if they would just wait for the Euro Elections.”
Barry Lewis: We Derbyshire Conservatives will take no part in European elections that should not be taking place
Local Conservative candidates bear the brunt of the Prime Minister’s failure to fulfil her Brexit pledge. Her decision to work with Corbyn was the last straw.
After three decades as a Tory activist, this Prime Minister and this Government have pushed me too far.
“We’re doomed”: The mood of Conservative councillors facing the electorate varies from nervousness to despair
The prospect of the Euro Elections has made matters even worse. Yet a record number of Tory candidates have been nominated.
The Chairman of Clwyd South has announced an Emergency General Meeting – at which he will vote for the motion of no confidence.
It’s also more pronounced than for Leave-Remain. We are about to see a disproportionately Tory cohort succeeded by a disproportionately Labour one.
We are working hard to retain our seats – at a time when outside events are not helping us.
They were caught out in 2017 with too few candidates on the list. Could this sudden urgency be a sign of an election in the offing?
From across the country, the mood of those I spoke to varied from highly discouraged to utter despair.