Just as selections become more local, the by-election machine places more demands on candidates nationally.
Posts Tagged: Grant Shapps MP
After a recent trial, CCHQ are using a new tactic imported from the US.
Plus: Shapps will be Tory Chairman until the election. The Church of England is a left-wing sect. Philomena. Current Affairs. And: Pamela Parker, In Memoriam.
It is expected to plan for the long-term as well as the short. It isn’t doing this – so change is needed.
Blaming the Labour administration’s cuts for the country’s problems is a dangerous message to broadcast.
He’s back! How Number 10 shut the whips out from the last reshuffle. The Clegg & Farage debate: I was there. And finally: my smut pledge to ConHome readers.
The budget, farewell to Tony Benn, Warsi causes trouble, and more…
“There are more jobs in Britain than ever before.”
We must consider all the ramifications now, or be caught out if the grim day comes to pass.
Plus: Well done, Chris Philp. An ankle bracelet for Ann Widdecombe? And: Go on, Lord Ashcroft. Publish that Cameron biography before the next election.
“If you get it wrong you stand up straight away and make it clear you are trying to put things right.”
How the BBC is governed and regulated could scarcely be more important, given its dominance of news consumption. But where’s the Commons majority for radical change?
Two years ago, leaning on businesses was preferred to legislating against them. But now, for many, leaning is no longer enough.
New ways of finding and recruiting supporters offer an alternative to declining party membership.