Claims about an organised, hostile takeover of the Party have reared their heads again. Is there any truth to them?
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“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Plus a sixth, less formal, question: are they ridiculous?
A Prime Minister might, in the autumn, ask the Queen to prorogue Parliament until the day after exit is legally due on 31 October.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
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We usually seen them off in Epping Forest. But it is important to deliver on Brexit to avoid grievances being exploited.
The unrebuttable fact is that the Prime Minister is in breach of her word, and that the collapse of trust in the Party threatens to be terminal.
Dan Boucher: I’m a committed Leaver. But the Brexit Party offers only protest. Here’s why I’m standing in the Euro-elections as a Tory.
We need MEPs from a party whose commitment is not just informed by the desire to leave but also by a vision of what we should do when we have left.
Stewart Jackson: In Peterborough, one Tory candidate once floored an opponent. The coming contest may be no less exciting.
As the MP for the city seat for twelve years, I suppose I am as good a guide as anyone to the campaign ahead.
Some Ministers think that a Brexit Party win there could shift Labour to back May’s deal. But there’s an issue with timing.
The Partido Popular shifted far enough from the centre to lose votes on its left, while legitimising a competitor to its right.
Robert Halfon: Does May’s selfish machine care at all about the Party’s future – or the thousand plus councillors who lost their seats?
We are heading towards a 1997-type defeat unless we make fundamental and radical changes to our machinery and to our policies.
ConHome’s survey. Our panel and the European elections. Three in five Tory members will still vote for the Brexit Party.
We have four hundred or so more responses than last month – and almost exactly the same result.