The West of England was a narrow Conservative victory last time. It is likely to be closely fought again.
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James Blagden: The Government cannot assume its majority is safe. It must continue to win over “Contract Conservatives”.
56 per cent of these voters were persuaded by the Conservatives’ pledge to “Get Brexit done”, compared to 34 per cent of other Tory voters.
Anand Menon: Our latest research finds that the Conservatives are divided on economics, but united on culture.
The Tories have an interest in a focus on values. Reports suggest that some in Downing Street are encouraging Johnson to launch a ‘war on woke’.
It represents an emergency call to arms – not a permanent transition towards a command society.
This region contains a sizeable clutch of those crucial ‘Labour Leave’ seats through which the Prime Minister is trying to pave his path to an overall majority.
Plus: Will the 21 rebels get the whip back? And: The Tories need younger members, and so does everyone else.
The straight-talking people of Yorkshire would seem to be impatient with the delays and obfuscations over Brexit.
The seats that might back a No Deal offer for cultural reasons might well balk at it for economic ones.
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
The warning from the local elections to Labour MPs seeking to thwart Brexit – or stay in the Customs Union
Those representing constituencies with big majorities that voted Leave may conclude they don’t want to push their luck.
There have been some shocking cases of personal abuse. Bullying must not be allowed to triumph.
People did not feel committed to their current party. The next election was, they hoped, a long way away, by which time much could have changed.
Lord Ashcroft: “Vote Labour and get a free kitten” – my General Election focus groups, with three weeks to go
Previous Labour voters wondered whether the party’s pledges were credible or affordable.
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Continuing our ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region.