Many leaders will have traits that wouldn’t look good on these sorts of assessments.
Posts Tagged: CCHQ
Richard Holden: Knightmare on Starmer Street. Labour loses control of Durham – held by the party for a century.
In terms of parliamentary seats, CCHQ now needs to be targeting the North East of England much more broadly for the next election.
Perhaps because the EU membership issue is settled, this generation of activists is less noisy and divided than the last.
Our survey. Seven in ten of our panel believe that money raised by activists shouldn’t help fund the leader’s private costs.
We read this less as a slap across the wrist for the Prime Minister than as an uncompromising statement of principle.
Davis: Conservative Party loans and donations to the Party leader should require approval in advance
We’re told that such approval from the Finance Committee is sought only for donations, not loans – “which don’t count as expenditure”.
Emergency proxies and postal votes: how the Government intends to ensure the local elections go ahead in May
As Wales and Scotland prepare to potentially delay them again, no such provisions are being made for England.
As an old European Conservatives and Reformists hand, our columnist has centre-right connections in the EU, Europe, America – and worldwide.
O’Brien has arrived to find the MP for Havant already in place, who though not a former think tank head is no policy slouch.
Profile: Carrie Symonds, experienced Tory adviser turned Prime Ministerial consort – loyal to her friends, detested by her enemies
She may appear to present a softer target than he does, but she has never been afraid of fighting her corner.
We need a dedicated campaign team, treasurers to build a fighting fund, a mechanism for MPs to feed in ideas – and a Northern Party Board.
Plus: virtual conferences are the way of the future. America’s vice-presidential debate worked. And: Fox deserved better from his WTO campaign.
“This new headquarters will provide the Party with a base at the heart of the blue wall. Because we’re in it for the long haul. “
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
Interview: “Petrolhead” Milling denies that Elliot is really in charge at CCHQ, and says that she’s visited all 48 Red Wall seats
The co-Party Chairman says next year’s local elections will definitely go ahead, and won’t give a figure for Party membership.
Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.