ConservativeHome can reveal a letter signed by 32 senior activists, including the chairmen of key marginals and target seats across the country.
Opinion polls which show Labour in contention cannot be reconciled with the public’s contempt for the party’s leader.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region.
All the latest candidate selections, shortlists in key marginals and details of tonight’s contests.
We can’t win a workable majority without breaking through in more seats in the urban and suburban North and Midlands.
The Tories ousted Ed Balls and the Liberal Democrats managed to return two seats, but otherwise this region was a low-scoring draw for the main parties.
The region, which the Yorkshire Post argues should have its own Minister, is the scene of intense campaigning.