Whoever wins the leadership, I’m confident that we have what it takes to come together, carry on our good work – and take on Jeremy Corbyn.
Posts Tagged: Party Democracy and Membership
The final one takes place in London this evening, bringing this series of events to an end.
These elections offer us an opportunity to strengthen the connection between the national leadership and the voluntary party.
The truth matters a lot to how the race shapes up. And there are widely differing estimates.
Quite what such a Commission would recommend – and what a new leader would implement – remains to be seen, of course.
Dinah Glover: I’m standing for Vice President of the National Convention to give Party members a voice
Our Party could only benefit from become more democratic and accountable to its dedicated and talented grassroots.
Here is Conservative Voice’s eight-point programme for a reformed Party Board, Conference and constitutional structure.
Johnson had been touted as a potential leader long before I was handing out leaflets for him a decade ago; but friends, those were different days and different times.
Claims about an organised, hostile takeover of the Party have reared their heads again. Is there any truth to them?
Jason Aldiss: Conservatives can only win from the centre ground. Which means Hunt as leader – not a lurch to the right under Johnson.
If Brexit really must happen, then better to be frank about the impossibility of renegotiating the deal, or exiting without one.
Other candidates for the top job gain ground – but not all do so. Meanwhile, the Cabinet’s collective approval rating rises somewhat as May’s departure approaches.
Those who worry about the changing face our Party should stay to fight for moderation, compromise and putting Conservative values first.
The two contenders for the top job answer questions from the online viewing public.
“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
We’ll get the result of the Tory members’ ballot in a month. But many of their votes will be cast in a fortnight.
Members will receive their postal ballots between 6th and 8th July. Many will return them straight away, which could influence the tone of the race.