He is not wide of the election manifesto on which he stood, and should not be no-confidenced this evening. But there is a sting in the tail.
Posts Tagged: General Election 2022
We need to re-discover our ability to spot the problems our constituents are facing and do something about them.
The most successful are those who can put their values to work and build a broad coalition, rather than exploit divisions.
He is a candidate who offers radical yet practical solutions in the short-term and has the best chance to bring back a focus on unity and traditional Conservative values.
Analysis by the Centre for Social Justice shows that their views of the Party are unfavourable, and that their support could be crucial in a hundred marginal seats.
We need a candidate who can not only deliver Brexit, but rebuild the broad Conservative church which will be essential to keeping Corbyn out of Downing Street.
Previous surveys suggest they also want No Deal (even if only as a last resort). We look forward to leadership candidates explaining how the two can be squared.
Daniel Hannan: The Tory Catch 22. We can’t face an election before Brexit. But we may not get Brexit without an election.
The first-past-the-post system is capricious. It protects you until all of sudden, it eliminates you. Ask Scottish Labour.
The seats that might back a No Deal offer for cultural reasons might well balk at it for economic ones.
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
Our survey. Crisis, what crisis? Three in four Party members expect the Conservatives to lead the Government after the next election
This growing confidence will reflect the greater negative impact that respondents expect the Independent Group to have on Labour.
The point here is the electoral trade-off between what could plausibly happen in the capital and the provinces – with Corbyn entering Downing Street in consequence.
Our survey. Three in five Party members expect a Conservative-led Government after the next election.
The story of the year is of an expectation rise through the first half of the year…until the Chequers summit in July.
A guarantee of a legally binding change to the backstop, and a more vague promise not to go on and on as leader, both present challenges.