Williamson’s new policy is an important step – but Conservatives cannot legislate themselves out of the culture wars.
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And, as with yesterday, Truss came second in our survey, this time for her speech on the “Fight for Fairness”.
Dehenna Davison: We need to dig deep to understand why more women don’t go into politics – but quotas are not the answer
That means looking into, and addressing, the cultural and working practices which create and maintain significant barriers for women.
Ambitious, energetic, but quiet on the culture wars – a year on from Johnson’s “stonking” majority, what have we learned?
From managing the pandemic, to trying to spark a green industrial revolution, the Prime Minister has taken on an enormous number of projects.
Only one per cent of Tory MPs were once manual workers. For a party that considers itself to be the champion of the Just About Managing, this is not good enough.
Sunder Katwala: Will the Conservatives have more ethnic minority MPs than Labour after this election?
The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
Iain Dale: A succession of Party Chairmen should hang their heads in shame for the secrecy over candidate selection
Plus: Diversity sweeps Essex. Forget the Conservative Party – this is May’s campaign. And: Give Anne Jenkin a peerage. But of course: she already has one.
Exclusive: We bust the Party ban on making known the names on the Hitchin and Harpenden shortlist. The latest selections news.
Plus: Eleven candidates selected elsewhere, including Gillian Keegan in Chichester and Kemi Badenoch in Saffron Walden.
She will now run to succeed Sir Alan Haselhurst as MP for the constituency.
Latest news from round the country.
The selections in the two Tory-held seats to date have both been won by women; and there is at least one woman on the shortlist of every such seat yet to select.
Exclusive. Aldershot, Chichester and Chester shortlist details. The man up against Farron. Latest selection news.
All the latest candidate selections, shortlists in key marginals and details of tonight’s contests.
Labour won the constituency by 1,138 votes in 2015 and by 42 in 2010, so this is unquestionably a target seat.
The Deputy Leader of the Conservative group on the London Assembly joins the contest for the hotly-anticipated London marginal.
Zac Goldsmith is against a London Mayoral shortlist. He is happy to compete in a primary against all comers.
We also have the running order for candidate interviews on Saturday week.