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Twenty four per cent of Bale’s Tory respondents were between 18 and 44, four points lower than the number of his Labour respondents of the same age.
There was a genuine sense of grievance that policy suggestions and campaigning ideas are never listened to.
The most startling element is its one big dive outside the workings of the Tory machine: he wants the leader’s powers to draw up the manifesto to be reined in.
There has been radio silence from CCHQ since 2014. Any organisation that won’t declare a figure has the smell of decay about it.
Iain Dale: Pull yourselves together, Johnson, Hammond – the whole squabbling lot of you. Or we’ll have Corbyn in Downing Street.
Plus: The Labour leader’s other Brighton speech: “It was a full-blown Marxist rant. Put up taxes. Employers are evil. You know the sort of thing. They lapped it up.”
If new members realise that they have no real say in making their new party one that really works for everyone, they won’t remain members for long.
Helen Harrison: May’s Florence speech 2) It was bad – and activists must speak out against these feeble, careerist, pro-Remain ministers
Here’s the irony: if we bite our tongues and say nothing, and if Brexit is lost, we lose the next election anyway.
ConservativeHome’s proposals for Party reform, to avoid a repeat of the miserable snap election result.
After exposing the flaws in the Conservative campaign operation, we propose 12 reforms to help to avoid repeating such failings in future.
As long as the Party refuses to run a Tory youth organisation properly, third parties will exploit the gap and put its image at risk.
Plans to give much more time for rank-and-file speeches may be why Khan and Burnham are having a hard time getting speaking slots.
With the Government’s position more secure, the Conservatives are finally turning to the task of finding out what went so horribly wrong in June – and you can take part.
Two incumbents were re-elected by Tory MPs, and Jenrick joins the Board for the first time.
Matthew Offord: Enough sychophants. Enough time-servers. Enough of this CCHQ farce. Why I am standing for the Party Board.
Many of us were denied access to VoteSource, literature and printing resources – and we all had to wait for ever for CCHQ to ‘approve’ any and every statement printed.