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Labour had some startling setbacks – it was usually the independents who benefitted. Elsewhere we saw Conservative losses to the Lib Dems.
Adaption and technological solutions must be part of a practical response. Just passing motions proposing unrealistic targets is meaningless.
There appears to be a correlation between Conservative success and a stance that shows you support the democratic wishes of the people.
Lee Rowley: Killamarsh Conservatism – the reason North East Derbyshire bucked the trend in last week’s elections
Our approach, and our message, won the backing of communities which have previously only ever voted Labour. It can work elsewhere, too.
Our survey. A record total of nearly eight out of ten Party members say that May should announce now that she will resign.
The voluntary Party has lost confidence in the Prime Minister. Is anyone listening around the Cabinet table?
Barry Lewis: We Derbyshire Conservatives will take no part in European elections that should not be taking place
Local Conservative candidates bear the brunt of the Prime Minister’s failure to fulfil her Brexit pledge. Her decision to work with Corbyn was the last straw.
A record number of 68,000 potholes were repaired in 2018. The new model will mean even better performance and efficiency in the future.
As a council by-election candidate, I had the backing of a campaign manager, an assistant campaign manager, the local MP, and the sitting councillors… I won.
We have a civic duty to uphold and defend our collective natural inheritance. The planning system is not flawless but it has an important role.
The Brexit negotiation. Raindrops keep falling on May’s head. But that doesn’t mean her eyes will soon be turning red.
Yes, the negotiation may break down. But some of the playing to the gallery has a ritual element about it, not unlike the staged theatrics of all-in wrestling.
If everyone had the opportunity to attend a private school then, by definition, they couldn’t be elite.
It’s hopeless trying to avoid the ideological battle.
If more Cabinet members had won their seats from Labour, perhaps it would leak just a little bit less
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
It is worth looking at where we were successful, and what went right, in the hope we can replicate that, and secure better success at the next general election.