Here is Conservative Voice’s eight-point programme for a reformed Party Board, Conference and constitutional structure.
Posts Tagged: Heidi Allen MP
Boris Johnson’s former Head of Policy, the former Co-Chair of Women for Britain, and a geneticist who manages the Conservative Policy Forum make the final.
No strategic judgement, no grassroots depth, no clear command structure, no unifying belief system, and a bunch of fractious personalities make for big trouble.
A lethal combination of strategic incoherence and operational incompetence has seen the Remain wave pass the would-be mould-breakers by.
Iain Dale: The Conservatives treated Widdecombe with disdain. They will pay the price in lost votes next month.
Plus: Creepy Biden, useless TIGs, spineless Tory MPs…and why I’d favour Scottish independence were I fully Scottish.
Plus: Farage and my evenings. Edinburgh and my show. Notre Dame, fire, Macron – and recovery? And: Javid’s emotional intelligence.
Plus: I’m still backing Brexit. The Independent Group’s Tory targets. And: it’s a disgrace that public money is being spent on the European elections.
There are some brilliant MPs, who go above and beyond. But the majority have hardly covered themselves in glory over Brexit.
In over six hours of meetings, officials tried to make the tyres fall off the Malthouse Compromise, and couldn’t do so.
He points out that there appears to be far from complete agreement amongst the defectors about why they have left or what they stand for.
Marr tries to probe traditional areas of policy difference between the Tories and Labour, and is told they want to “coalesce around the evidence”.
The Environment Secretary says that the priority is securing a deal which can “avert either no Brexit, or no deal.”
Steven Woolfe: I could beat Soubry in a by-election as the Conservative candidate. Why is CCHQ so determined to keep me out?
This is not about infiltration. Rather, it’s about defending democracy and the Leave vote, in a traditional, decent, moderate, thoughtful and patriotic way.
It may have produced Anna Soubry – but it also gave us a mixed cross-section of Tories, including Conor Burns, Esther McVey, Priti Patel and Liz Truss.
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.