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And if he goes, what’s the interplay between a new Prime Minister and a Conservative leadership election?
A substantial minority are happy with their lot but a clear majority want more of a say.
The Singh report found no evidence of institutionalised racism, it set out the need for the Conservative Party to overhaul its complaints process.
The voluntary party needs a champion. I will ask your views before making decisions, whenever a matter of significance arises.
My offer is to work full time for our volunteers. My guarantee is to stand up for our voluntary party. My ambition is to keep winning.
We want it to have a higher profile, communicate more with members, and provide better practical assistance.
Interview: “Petrolhead” Milling denies that Elliot is really in charge at CCHQ, and says that she’s visited all 48 Red Wall seats
The co-Party Chairman says next year’s local elections will definitely go ahead, and won’t give a figure for Party membership.
The discounted membership is now more widely available; a welcome step in raising recruitment, but only the beginning.
Our party’s ‘internal think tank’ has huge potential to engage new members, drive policy formation, and help us build and defend a ‘blue wall’.
We have allowed the SNP’s constitutional obsession to become our own. The voters deserve a more effective Opposition, and I will provide it.
Our Party’s internal think-tank offers has a crucial role to play in broadening our appeal and devising a winning policy programme.
There are some signs of improvement, and some continued problems. Share your experience with us to inform our analysis.
East Staffs council leader alleges Party Board appointee’s oversight of Griffiths ballot is “unfair and prejudicial”
Cllr Duncan Goodfellow complains Lord Hunt’s message to the association “could be seen as seeking to fetter the independent and impartial decision of members”.
New candidate shortlists for Tory-held seats: Orpington; Bracknell; South West Hertfordshire; and Mid Sussex
Army officers, political advisers, businesspeople, a London Assembly Member and – unusually – a sitting MP are among the latest crop of finalists.