In Loughborough, we could see how Labour had lost its “core vote”. They may be unwilling to return to the fold.
Posts Tagged: Loughborough
Nicky Morgan: The Budget – and a Government that failed to listen to the country over problem gambling
We need to be alive to adding to the impression that the fixing of a social harm can wait a few months while we find a way to replace lost revenue.
There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.
Nicky Morgan: The Prime Minister should set out her stall on health and social care – as well as Brexit
Is there a national collection of staff ideas? Are Whitehall teams working together? What conversations are being held with housebuilders? There’s so much to be done.
Women in particular suffer from being dependent on their husbands or children to translate for them.
My local experience as a constituency MP has been a reminder of how nationalisation failed and privatisation works.
Nicky Morgan: This election, doorstep reaction – and why we must focus the Brexit conversation on economic security
Most people I’m meeting seem either pro-Leave or resigned to it happening – and believing that Theresa May is best-placed to see it through.
Our staff do an amazing job whether they are based in London or locally. Their jobs are suddenly on the line in a way they hadn’t expected the day before.
Nicky Morgan: A bedrock Conservative belief – that we mustn’t wait for the state to act before doing so ourselves
How I saw civil society at work recently in Israel, across the religious and ethnic divide, and am helping to build it up in Loughborough.
Nicky Morgan: Lessons from Loughborough. Why our Party needs moderate, engaged, mainstream leadership
If we walk away from the British people, they won’t follow us as we veer off into an ideological sunset.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
UKIP look set to hand Labour a string of critical marginals in the close-fought two way battle for this region.
Lord Ashcroft: Only one seat changes hands in my latest Con/Lab marginals polling. Labour pulls ahead in Harrow East
It’s very tight indeed in these constituencies, but Ed Miliband’s party has the edge in these local campaigns on the basis of this evidence.
Swing voters prefer Cameron to Miliband but, by a greater margin, Labour to the Conservatives.
Plus: Farage’s book an election expense? Don’t be daft. My election predictions. Dull Tory slogans. Lively Australian politicians. And: victims of MND.