Four female candidates contest tonight’s selection meeting for this very marginal seat – without any need for an all-women quota.
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The association meets tonight to choose the person whom it hopes will succeed Nick Boles.
A local councillor, a former MP, a Brexit-focused economic analyst, and a former RAF pilot turned farmer will compete for the role on Saturday.
She will take on Emma Dent Coad, who has a majority of 20.
Boris Johnson’s former Head of Policy, the former Co-Chair of Women for Britain, and a geneticist who manages the Conservative Policy Forum make the final.
He is not wide of the election manifesto on which he stood, and should not be no-confidenced this evening. But there is a sting in the tail.
Both have chosen people with previous experience of their constituencies, which will stand them in good stead in the event of an early election.
Six of the seven constituencies in the new tranche voted Leave in the referendum.
ConservativeHome reveals the full slate of 71 candidates, standing in every region and nation of the UK.
The practicalities of fighting a Euro election look no more appealing than the principle of holding one
Who will stand? Will Tory incumbents run again? Is there capacity to fight a proper campaign? What would the message be?
Exclusive: “We will be contesting the European Elections on 23rd May 2019”, CCHQ writes to Tory candidates
Will many candidates want to stand, given the popular anger about such an election even happening?
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“There is a small cabal that sees each election cycle as a reason to have another go.”
They were caught out in 2017 with too few candidates on the list. Could this sudden urgency be a sign of an election in the offing?
Grassroots Conservative members passed their verdict in Beaconsfield and in East Staffordshire, though for very different reasons.
The former MP for the city will now seek to unseat the Labour incumbent.