Progress in this chart is invariably linked to media coverage – of which the former Brexit Secretary has had lots recently and the former Foreign Secretary less.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
It has not automatically turned away previous UKIPers. Lewis’ local Association has absorbed seven former purple councillors.
In an atmosphere when anyone can close down the conversation by saying “I feel uncomfortable”, rational discussion becomes impossible.
The Party Deputy Chairman set an example for his colleagues to follow by fighting back on Twitter over identity politics and “cultural appropriation”.
Our candidates realise we have to start early. We have regular dates set well in advance to get out on the pavement.
The Prime Minister is set to lobby you about her new Brexit plan. Will she and Johnson be undertaking rival tours?
“My understanding is that this was a light-hearted jokey remark of the kind for which Boris is famous.”
Also: female Tories press the Prime Minister for action on Ulster abortion law; and Davies urges Party to unite over Brexit.
Conservative Progress is engaging and training up the activists who will help deliver future election victories for our Party.
Some local campaigns printed off full duplicates of their canvassing data, in case CCHQ repeated last year’s trick of selectively turning off VoteSource.
The Deputy Chairman of the Party has a message for everyone who participated in the Tory campaign.
Plus: Brexodus, what Brexodus. The Gay Hussar improves. James Cleverly impresses. And: join Liam Halligan, Ayesha Hazarika and I on CNN Talk.
Labour’s recent track record is eye-wateringly poor, but is clearly not enough to endear minority voters to the Conservatives.
Join us, and let’s do our bit to help our candidates and brilliant new MPs keep changing their communities and the country for the better.