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Johnson’s August 4) Who would run an election campaign? After yesterday’s Government defeat, the question is pressing.
If the campaign management were outsourced, as recently, who would take it on? And if it weren’t, could CCHQ really cope?
Who should Conservative members vote for in the leadership election? What matters most for Party and country is delivering Brexit.
Our pre-Commons stage take was that Johnson is best placed to do so on time. As ballot papers are returned, we stick by that judgement.
Iain Dale: If you’re coming to a hustings I’m chairing, draft an original question – and I’ll try to call you.
Plus: How I was booed in Birmingham. On to Nottingham…via Exeter. And: who would I vote for, if I had a vote?
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
This is your chance to scrutinise the men and women who are competing to become the next Party Leader and Prime Minister.
Plus a sixth, less formal, question: are they ridiculous?
The 1922 Committee Executive has already pointed her towards the exit door. It should now take her gently by the arm, and steer her through it as soon as possible.
In a field this crowded and with an electorate so, er, sophisticated, make no assumptions about which names will be forwarded to Party members.
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.
Chloe Westley: There’s a word for the “certain type of people” you brush off, Ms Rudd. Conservatives.
These are the people who give up their free time to knock on doors around the country, and take the heat for the Government’s failure to deliver Brexit.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
Rudd on our members’ survey showing no confidence in May: “A certain type of people are supporters of ConservativeHome”
P.S: We carry pieces and speeches from all types of Ministers – including one from the Work and Pensions Secretary herself yesterday.
His sacking is more evidence, were it needed, of the tensions that tear at the Tory coalition – and threaten to render it unsustainable.
LISTEN: “There are pressing problems within the Conservative grassroots” – Wallace on the Week in Westminster
Our Executive Editor discusses disillusioned members, internal democracy, and allegations of UKIP infiltration on BBC Radio Four.