Our pro-active outreach efforts have built up a substantial contact book, put activists on the ground, and delivered a Tory poll lead amongst these voters.
Sir Graham Brady, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Dame Cheryl Gillan, and Sir Chris Chope gain well deserved recognition.
Two incumbents were re-elected by Tory MPs, and Jenrick joins the Board for the first time.
The 5.6 million of our fellow countrymen living overseas are a huge source of “soft power” – we should not be insulting them.
The Parliamentary Party has just been through two divisive experiences, and there was evidently no appetite for a third.
It will clearly be unsatisfactory if Lord Feldman and others are not interviewed at all, and that he himself will submit evidence to people who report to him.
The Party Board should ensure that the issues at stake are addressed with a credibility that is presently absent.
For those opposed to greater European integration, the Prime Minister’s promise of an EU referendum is a thrilling thing indeed.
He seems to have been the most impressive performer – “very professional”, said one source. “Surprised on the upside” said another.
She’s keen to stress that she isn’t Cameron’s candidate. And there may be an element of women-voting-for-women on the Labour side.
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