The association meets tonight to choose the person whom it hopes will succeed Nick Boles.
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Our Executive Editor discusses disillusioned members, internal democracy, and allegations of UKIP infiltration on BBC Radio Four.
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Blukip! Purple Momentum! But…the big problem with Tory entryism claims is that there’s no evidence that they’re true
When asked for it, the three MPs presented none. The reason is simple: this supposedly sinister entryist army does not exist.
His association executive is expected to demand tonight that he makes his intentions clear. But the constitution allows him to simply refuse to answer.
The latest email to local members confirms ConservativeHome’s recent report.
Trouble in Grantham – Boles’s association executive intends to accelerate deselection proceedings against him
He would have the right to a full ballot of the local membership. But an already strained local relationship, combined with Brexit, makes it an uphill struggle.
Boles’s Association Chairman calls his No Deal threat “not patriotic”. In reply, he sticks to his guns, citing his “duty to the country”
Philip Sagar warns that it “has already reignited the calls for [the MP’s] deselection from party members” and could amount to “an act of personal political suicide”.