Until they are prepared to set out a future that is both workable and distinct, they are unlikely to have much of a voice in this Parliament or the next.
Also including: Twickenham, Battersea, Croydon Central, Kingston and Surbiton, and Dewsbury.
Plus: the postponed selection processes in Darlington and Wirral West have been restarted. And: Ryan Henson selected in Bedford.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
The MP for Sutton and Cheam will have his work cut out to reconnect the Tories to a city which some fear could become their “next Scotland”.
Plus: An idea for May. A quote from YouGov. A cancelled lunch. A headline from the Economist. Could Gove return? And: could Bercow be ousted?
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
Both parties hammered the Lib Dems as a clutch of very slender victories gave Labour their point of light on election night.
Our fifth battleground summary explores the capital, where Labour and the Conservatives square off whilst trying to squeeze out the Liberal Democrats.