After three decades as a Tory activist, this Prime Minister and this Government have pushed me too far.
Posts Tagged: Party Members and Organisation
One association, in a safe Home Counties constituency, has found the answer is almost half.
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.
LISTEN: “There are pressing problems within the Conservative grassroots” – Wallace on the Week in Westminster
Our Executive Editor discusses disillusioned members, internal democracy, and allegations of UKIP infiltration on BBC Radio Four.
The Chairman of Clwyd South has announced an Emergency General Meeting – at which he will vote for the motion of no confidence.
The Party’s Chief Executive has briefed the Cabinet that there are insufficient funds to fight a snap General Election. How bare is the cupboard?
Johnny Mercer: Reform the leadership rules. MPs should present members with a final four candidates, not two.
That way we would have a proper contest, focused on the future and the full range of issues. And our hardworking members would have a real choice.
Despite obvious points of disagreement, the AGM remained a “civilised and constructive” affair in which the Business Secretary sought to reassure his activists.
The Attorney General did not vote on the proposal, but also told assembled members he was “happy to commend it to his colleagues”.
The Party has sent out restrictive advice on the rules to all local officers – “strange” advice which some Associations, at least, are ignoring.
As Number Ten mulls extending Article 50, local activists should follow the lead of the National Convention.
I welcome the suggestion that local Associations should follow the lead that the National Convention took last weekend.
“I have to say, we have been working very hard over the past year to increase our membership.”