Grieve’s intention of standing in the seat as an independent makes it a test case for early selection and local choice.
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Former MPs Amanda Solloway and James Davies take another run at their seats as new contenders take up posts across Wales, the West Midlands, and London.
The former RAF Squadron Leader has already begun the campaign he is calling ‘The Battle of Broxtowe’ .
We have identified two of the three candidates in the final.
Candidate update: Scores of seats – including Tory-held constituencies – open as election speculation intensifies
But will the selections for seats where MPs lost the Whip be under central control? Plus: Bosworth candidate selected.
No, Philip Hammond’s reselection last night does not protect him from being deselected if he loses the Whip
The Party’s rules – and the history of legal challenges to them – make for grim reading for the former Chancellor.
Two-thirds of this latest tranche come with a caveat that applicants may be deselected if the boundary review goes ahead.
Four female candidates contest tonight’s selection meeting for this very marginal seat – without any need for an all-women quota.
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.