Our survey of the electoral battlefield kicks off with the East Midlands, where Labour and the Tories go head-to-head with minimal interference from smaller parties.
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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.
The Brexit Party wins the Euro-elections. The Liberal Democrats are second. Disaster for the two main parties.
The Conservatives are down to four MEPs: Hannan, McIntyre, Mobarik, and Van Orden.
It is mistaken to believe that the British people are collectively optimistic, happy-go-lucky, and modernity-obsessed – and on the same wavelength as those that are.
John Downer: Scrapping HS2 wouldn’t help the North, it would cut a vital lifeline to the regional economies
Crucial investment in local rail infrastructure isn’t an alternative to the new line, it depends on it.
Full slates of Tory candidates have been achieved in the East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, South West and London (the first time in the capital since 1986).
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Rob Semple: The first multi-constituency Association. A central membership trial. My spring forum progress report.
Party members are united in their expectation that every Conservative MP must back the boundary reform proposals when they come to Parliament.
A winding road through the Cumbria countryside helps to show, with many others like it, that small improvements can help make big things happen.
Wales has shown Labour failure and a lack of true accountability.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
UKIP look set to hand Labour a string of critical marginals in the close-fought two way battle for this region.