The discounted membership is now more widely available; a welcome step in raising recruitment, but only the beginning.
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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.
James to leave Parliament after finding her association don’t want her to continue as their candidate
Her letter to the Prime Minister emphasise that ‘we agreed on just about everything apart from Brexit…I trust in your One Nation outlook’.
The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
Exclusive: Walker resigns from the Party Board, amid rising tensions over centralised candidate selection
The Vice-Chairman of the ’22 served on the Board for nine years, and recently oversaw the leadership contest, so his departure is a surprise.
We reveal the four candidates on tonight’s shortlist – and the unusual way in which the selection has been partially centralised.
You don’t really get closer to unanimous than this in our surveys of Conservative Party members.
She claims that there has been entryism – though the relationship between MP and activists has been bad for some time.
An obscure, unused agreement struck by Cameron and the 1922 Committee back in 2006 is set to come into play.
Grieve’s intention of standing in the seat as an independent makes it a test case for early selection and local choice.