“I just feel worried. I don’t know if I would a hundred per cent want to vote for the Conservatives, because still emotionally I’m attached to Labour.”
What we are witnessing right now is one of those magnificent moments in British political history; a great Tory pivot.
The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
We began the election with Labour ahead in the polls in the capital. The Lib Dems are trying to capitalise on the Remain vote. And it’s likely to get nasty.
Her strategy of winning over UKIP voters en masse while not losing Remain Tories to the LibDems worked well yesterday. What will Labour voters do on June 8?
The Welsh Conservatives are up 80 seats. The SNP miss out on majority control in Glasgow.
They are willing to support the Corbyn leadership even though they expect it to break a similar tuition fees promise to that broken by Nick Clegg.
But the two halves of any putative progressive alliance are divided. The intelligentsia may be against Brexit, but the working class is enthusiastically for it.
They themselves are proving May’s argument that they cannot be trusted to protect our national interest.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
Why spend money on grammars, rather than dealing with school overcrowding? And why back Trident rather than the Navy’s conventional fleet?
Continuing our ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region.
The ‘progressive alliance’ is one of the left’s favourite myths – but the idea that Tory and UKIP votes are interchangeable is folly also.
But is he still a Party member, as Jenny Tonge was allowed to be after losing the whip?
In 2014 we asked “What does David Ward have to do to get kicked out of the Lib Dems?” Three years on, he has been reselected as a candidate for Farron’s party.