In some campaigns, the end result is overwhelmingly likely before a stump has been erected. This is not one of those occasions.
Posts Tagged: General Election 2017
The Lib Dems did well in the European elections and are riding high in the opinion polls, but how much of an electoral threat are they to Conservative MPs?
Henry Hill: Post-Ruth politics – the battle over her legacy will shape the future of the Scottish Tories
Davidson’s successors must not let recognition of her extraordinary achievements to turn into counter-productive myth-making and a counsel of despair.
Labour politicians pandering to nationalist sentiment, and Remainers colluding with separatists in Parliament, are a clear and present danger.
We must overhaul our Party organisation and develop strong messages for liberally-minded, soft-Conservative voters before the next election.
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?
MPs and activists should be asking themselves a big question: what is it that made him popular in the first place?
The unrebuttable fact is that the Prime Minister is in breach of her word, and that the collapse of trust in the Party threatens to be terminal.
David Macphee: The Conservatives don’t just need new leadership. They need – and the country requires – an election.
Blaming the system for our predicament is at best a cop-out, and worst an attempt to distract from the fact that MPs are abrogating their responsibility.
After three decades as a Tory activist, this Prime Minister and this Government have pushed me too far.
In trying to find a way across, and to secure the votes she needs from Labour MPs, the Prime Minister risks unintended consequences.
Cleverly calls on unions to take down hugely influential ‘school cuts’ site that uses ‘misleading’ statistics
Campaigners say the site influenced 871,000 voters and prevented a Conservative majority. The Statistics Authority says its calculations are wrong.
Losing 150,000 members, and the money that comes with them, has knock-on effects for the Opposition and for the Conservative Party.
A party which usually operates with an almost eerie level of phalanx-like discipline is struggling to contain a split at the very top.
It’s time to set aside the false choice between the Prime Minister’s deal and ‘No Deal’. Young voters are demanding a chance to have their say.