They will doubtless be very bad for the Conservatives – but perhaps not as dire as some of the worst forecasts for the Party would have it.
Posts Tagged: Local Elections (general)
Could the Yellow Party take control of Lewes, St Albans, Winchester, Teignbridge, Guildford – even Wokingham?
York, Derby High Peak, Gravesham, Amber Valley, and Basildon are among the councils where the Tories face losing power.
The leading psephologist anticipates that the Liberal Democrats will be the big beneficiaries of the local elections.
The Party’s new Deputy Chair says people are frustrated “with politicians as a whole” due to the Brexit delay.
There is no good reason to punish local Tory candidates for Parliamentary manoeuverings and national Government failures.
We have brilliant candidates standing in our local elections. They do not deserve to suffer because of public anger with national politics.
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.
We also delivered Community Land Trusts, innovative community-led housing which helps local people who otherwise could not afford to enter the market.
“I wish recess could have gone on another ten days”: Tory councillors finally get the chance to talk about local issues
“The launch of the Brexit Party may actually help. It gives voters an alternative outlet for their rage – if they would just wait for the Euro Elections.”
Gareth Lyon: In Aldershot and North Hampshire, voters have got more receptive. Why? Because Brexit’s out of the news.
So could the Government please try to keep it that way until the local elections are done and dusted next week?
Instability versus inflexibility – and the case for changing the Conservative leadership challenge rules
The easiest course for 1922 Executive Committtee members to take is to put a decision off. Here’s why that should be avoided.
Voters in Newcastle, North Tyneside, and Northumberland should choose a Conservative – to bring new investment to the region.
Barry Lewis: We Derbyshire Conservatives will take no part in European elections that should not be taking place
Local Conservative candidates bear the brunt of the Prime Minister’s failure to fulfil her Brexit pledge. Her decision to work with Corbyn was the last straw.
A devolved government, shut for over two years now, is a damning indictment on all the five main parties here.