He suggests that “some colleagues are changing their views in order to woo our membership”.
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In a field this crowded and with an electorate so, er, sophisticated, make no assumptions about which names will be forwarded to Party members.
A hectic schedule of hustings should be held. The public should be welcomed in – and proceedings broadcast on social media.
Under her leadership the natural party of government has been reduced to a point where electoral annihilation appears a real possibility.
Many Association Chairmen are consulting their members, whether through ballots or other means.
These Tory leadership candidates haven’t grasped the scale of the collapse of confidence in their party
No one has a prayer of bringing voters back to the Party if they don’t get on their knees and beg for forgiveness from the electorate.
They need to be able not just to sell their vision to the country, but to make activists feel good about being Conservatives again.
Also: Dugdale wins lawsuit against cybernat blogger; devolution row as English hospitals shut out Welsh patients over funding; and a week in SNP bad news.
Andrew Goodfellow: I know all about attack dossiers. Here’s why Tory leadership candidates shouldn’t deploy them on their rivals.
The only person who would gain is Corbyn. Instead, let sunshine win the day – make a positive case for yourself and your vision for the nation.
The polling and leadership election crisis stories raises three questions for both to ponder.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Tory MPs decide this is not the right evening to defenestrate the PM
But there was also a sense, outside the meeting of the 1922 Committee, that the revolution has only been postponed.
Such as: do you see Brexit as a help or a hindrance – and what’s your vision for our post-Leave country?