Four female candidates contest tonight’s selection meeting for this very marginal seat – without any need for an all-women quota.
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The association meets tonight to choose the person whom it hopes will succeed Nick Boles.
A local councillor, a former MP, a Brexit-focused economic analyst, and a former RAF pilot turned farmer will compete for the role on Saturday.
She will take on Emma Dent Coad, who has a majority of 20.
Boris Johnson’s former Head of Policy, the former Co-Chair of Women for Britain, and a geneticist who manages the Conservative Policy Forum make the final.
Brandon Lewis: Ten years ago, there were 17 women on the Conservative benches – today there are four times that number.
If you know a woman who would make a phenomenal Conservative representative, ask her to stand.
The vote by Bracknell Conservatives leaves the future of their MP in doubt. Further little local difficulties may follow.
Six of the seven constituencies in the new tranche voted Leave in the referendum.
We have brilliant candidates standing in our local elections. They do not deserve to suffer because of public anger with national politics.
ConservativeHome reveals the full slate of 71 candidates, standing in every region and nation of the UK.
The current incumbent tops the list, and is joined by five others, including two councillors.
The practicalities of fighting a Euro election look no more appealing than the principle of holding one
Who will stand? Will Tory incumbents run again? Is there capacity to fight a proper campaign? What would the message be?
Exclusive: “We will be contesting the European Elections on 23rd May 2019”, CCHQ writes to Tory candidates
Will many candidates want to stand, given the popular anger about such an election even happening?
WATCH: Gyimah – I’ve faced deselection attempts from those who believe I’m “step in modernisation too far”
“There is a small cabal that sees each election cycle as a reason to have another go.”
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?