The point here is the electoral trade-off between what could plausibly happen in the capital and the provinces – with Corbyn entering Downing Street in consequence.
Posts Tagged: CCHQ
25 questions about (another) early general election – and the horror show it could be for the Conservatives
The more one thinks about it, the more problematic it becomes.
Plus: Marion Little carries can for CCHQ – and many agents of all parties will think: “there but for the grace of God go I.” And: Am I creepy?
You meet people where they are at – and the goal of each step is to get your supporters to do more or something more difficult than at the previous step.
Exclusive. “In a timely manner”. The best part of six months on, the Party’s inquiry clears Johnson over his burka column.
Launched amidst the inevitable blaze of publicity, the decision has been smuggled out like the fabled thief in the night.
And No Deal is now activists’ most favoured option of all. Views are hardening as the endgame looms into sight.
Many Conservative Associations will not even take receipt of the boxes. And CCHQ will not say how much money it has spent on the campaign.
The use of Party funds for this exercise is proving divisive. It encourages the public to challenge the stance taken by many Conservative MPs.
Polite discomfort (or “a load of arse-kissing”) on the Prime Minister’s conference call with senior Tory activists
“No-one had a pop at her”, I’m told – but equally her answers don’t seem to have won round the assembled Association officers.
Robert Halfon: How the patronising metropolitan elites wrinkled up their noses at more money for potholes
Plus: Unsung Conservative heroes. The Centre for Rocket Studies. And: why do we need the traditional, three-year University course?
It’s a long game – and the key is to create a loyal voter base, not throw money at targeted advertising during elections.
Sitting councillors and aspirant candidates alike have been irritated and offended by the new process.
From campaigning to recruitment to compliance, our new online toolkit will help new recruits and seasoned veterans alike do their bit for the Conservative cause.
The Party Chairman says that the Conference App is now secure – after mobile phone numbers of cabinet ministers were leaked.
Rob Semple: The Prime Minister commands the instinctive loyalty of Party members. And they’re fed up with noises off.
We need to remind ourselves that it took us 13 years to recover from the last time we allowed Europe to determine how the electorate saw our Party.