A coronation means that Andrew RT Davies, a right-wing Brexiteer closer to the grassroots who was forced out in 2018, is likely to retake the top job.
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Some fear this is part of deeper struggle within the party as a prominent pro-devolution MS is deselected by local activists.
Also: Davies pledges more diversity and radicalism from the Welsh Tories; fears of Labour stitch-up in race to replace Jones; and more.
Treating our activists as leaflet fodder isn’t good enough. They’re a wellspring of new policy ideas and a bridge to parts of the electorate we have struggled to connect with.
Tacking towards the devocrat consensus and positioning for a pact with Plaid seems to be the preferred option, but it looks like a tactical cul-de-sac.
Also: Welsh Tory leadership hopefuls would put pacts with other parties to the membership; unionists turn on Robinson over united Ireland comments; and more.