Many Association Chairmen are consulting their members, whether through ballots or other means.
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Both have chosen people with previous experience of their constituencies, which will stand them in good stead in the event of an early election.
Chloe Westley: There’s a word for the “certain type of people” you brush off, Ms Rudd. Conservatives.
These are the people who give up their free time to knock on doors around the country, and take the heat for the Government’s failure to deliver Brexit.
“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.
Dinah Glover: The Prime Minister lacks empathy, negotiates badly – and doesn’t lead. The Conservative Party needs to get her out now.
The final humiliation is now being delivered upon us in the form of the European elections – elections to an institution that we voted to leave three years ago.
Staying on would be a tragedy for the Conservative Party, which could very well cease to be viable as a party of government.
Howard Flight: The Party must have an elected Chairman – and local Associations that take back control
The truth is that the Conservative system was not broke before 1998 and didn’t need fixing; and that the 1998 constitutional reforms were a failure.
Three meetings with the ’22 each year, with no questions allowed, are simply not sufficient. Even Corbyn engages more than this.
The only worse scores we can find were awarded to Vince Cable and Chris Huhne at their lowest points in the Coalition.
Exclusive. CCHQ has been notified that the threshold for a voluntary party confidence vote in May’s leadership has been reached.
There will now be an emergency meeting of the National Convention to debate the motion of no confidence organised by Dinah Glover.
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.
It would be easy to complain about unrealistic Labour promises, or hope people will naturally switch allegiance as they age, but neither approach is good enough.
Our conferences give members the chance to speak and put questions to senior Party figures, and our training equips activists to take on the Left.
They range from Midlothian to South East Cornwall, from Rochester to Clwyd South.
Capitulation to Brussels by the Government is causing huge damage to our grassroots and damaging our local election prospects.