The contest that returned Cameron took over six months. Parties in opposition have the luxuxy of time. Parties in government do not – especially this one.
Posts Tagged: National Conservative Convention
Under her leadership the natural party of government has been reduced to a point where electoral annihilation appears a real possibility.
Many Association Chairmen are consulting their members, whether through ballots or other means.
“We no longer feel that Mrs May is the right person to continue as Prime Minister”. The special National Convention motion. Full text.
The meeting will take place in central London on June 15. The motion has been signed by more than the required 65 Association Chairmen.
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.
The Attorney General did not vote on the proposal, but also told assembled members he was “happy to commend it to his colleagues”.
As the motion that was passed by the National Convention says, Conservative MPs need to honour their manifesto pledges.
The Party has sent out restrictive advice on the rules to all local officers – “strange” advice which some Associations, at least, are ignoring.
As Number Ten mulls extending Article 50, local activists should follow the lead of the National Convention.
I welcome the suggestion that local Associations should follow the lead that the National Convention took last weekend.
Exclusive. Tory Association Chairmen protest against the “misuse of Party funds” on “propaganda campaign” backing the deal
ConservativeHome can reveal a letter signed by 32 senior activists, including the chairmen of key marginals and target seats across the country.
The task of choosing the final two runners must remain with MPs, who know them better than the members do.
For over twenty years I have campaigned tirelessly to make sure that all volunteers receive the recognition and Party involvement that their selfless efforts deserve.
Exclusive: Proposed changes on associations and candidate selection are being “revised” in the face of strong opposition
Since ConservativeHome revealed the planned changes in November, concern has been growing among MPs and Party members.
ConservativeHome’s proposals for Party reform, to avoid a repeat of the miserable snap election result.