His official campaign video argues for “cutting taxes for the lowest paid, ending consumer rip-offs, and cutting the cost of living for working families.”
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WATCH: Malthouse – “I am the only person who decided to get off my backside and…try a new approach” to Brexit
He is up-front that: “One of the criticisms that’s been levelled at me today is that nobody knows who I am.”
Jesse Norman: Conservatism, the party leadership, and the future of our country. Why I am considering standing.
If you believe in this idea of conservatism; if you want new faces at the table; if you share these ambitions, then please say so.
Plus a sixth, less formal, question: are they ridiculous?
If we are to win back voters flirting with the Brexit Party, the Party must use this contest to demonstrate its ironclad commitment to leaving in October.
I want the leadership candidates to tell me how they are going to deliver Brexit, unite and refresh the Conservative Party – and win the next election.
The Home Secretary gives a “pledge to the British people…to be a leader that is always straight, fighting for their interests.”
His experience in business, delivering the London Olympics, running the health service, and serving as Foreign Secretary all show his leadership qualities.
The seats that might back a No Deal offer for cultural reasons might well balk at it for economic ones.
The Farnham Herald reports that the Foreign Secretary “announced his candidature to a packed audience at his ‘political update’ talk at the festival at 11am
Brady will not be supervising the leadership contest – which suggests he will be a candidate himself
Brandon Lewis has ruled himself out. The new Prime Minister should be chosen by the end of July.
What strikes us so far is how fluid the Parliamentary stage of the contest is presently set to be – and the low levels of certain commitment.
It is not the resignation which Tory backbenchers were keenest to see, but it makes the end of May’s prime ministership even more certain.
Is the party about protecting British industry, prioritising the environment, or unleashing the free market? The leadership contest must answer the question.
WATCH: McVey says that the Cabinet may “want to dismantle Brexit and get Remain through a back door”
The former Work and Pensions Secretary was speaking at a Blue Collar Conservatism event to promote her Tory leadership candidacy.