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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?
WATCH: Gyimah – I’ve faced deselection attempts from those who believe I’m “step in modernisation too far”
“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.
Two councillors and an experienced teacher will contest the final on Thursday.
Ashfield, Bolsover, Colne Valley, Leeds North West, Portsmouth South, Sefton Central, and Wrexham are seeking would-be MPs.
East Surrey special meeting. Feeling in the room described as “disappointment”, and Gyimah looked “visibly concerned”.
I’m told that one aggravation was the feeing that the MP was trying to downplay support for a second referendum.
Shortlists have been chosen for London South West and for Croydon and Sutton. The elections take place next year.
It may have produced Anna Soubry – but it also gave us a mixed cross-section of Tories, including Conor Burns, Esther McVey, Priti Patel and Liz Truss.
Dagenham and Rainham, Bury South, Cardiff North and Bassetlaw are among the new tranche seeking a Conservative candidate.
His association executive is expected to demand tonight that he makes his intentions clear. But the constitution allows him to simply refuse to answer.
The problem of Tory MPs who backed the Party’s pro-Brexit manifesto, voted for Article 50 and then for the EU Withdrawal Bill cannot simply be brushed aside.