Instead of trying to work out what the general election result will be, it might be useful to try to work out what the Conservatives think it will be.
Posts Tagged: Yorkshire
Continuing our ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region.
The logic of her view that no deal is better than a bad one suggests that, like Thatcher at Fontainebleau, she is prepared to walk away if necessary.
Sensitive development for some commercial use or new housing could be the difference between sustainability and eventual loss.
Alex Story: I’m a dedicated Conservative but CCHQ has allowed an administrative cock-up to end my career
The Conservative cause is meant to be about basic decency, fairness, justice, and an equal chance for all. The Party machinery doesn’t live up to those ideals.
You sometimes stand so close to something that you can’t really see it. So it is with the staggering implictations of what Britain did on June 23rd.
Triumphalism would not only be unfair to David Cameron, one of the most electorally successful Tory election winners of modern times. It would also be deeply wrong.
Andrew Allison: If candidates in these elections can’t be bothered to contact me, why should I vote for any of them?
If I didn’t work full-time in politics, I wouldn’t know that this Police Commissioner poll is taking place.
Allowing deferred payment of Corporation Tax and wider access to high speed broadband are among the proposals from a new report.
The Tories ousted Ed Balls and the Liberal Democrats managed to return two seats, but otherwise this region was a low-scoring draw for the main parties.
Election sketch: In West Yorkshire, the political weather suddenly feels different because of Sturgeon
Ed Balls refused to dance with Andrea Jenkyns, the Yorkshire lass standing for the Conservatives, but should be worried that he could lose his seat to her.
The region, which the Yorkshire Post argues should have its own Minister, is the scene of intense campaigning.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Northern Powerhouse, Midlands manufacturing, East Anglian life sciences – and recovery for all
We need to devolve to the cities and shires alike.
He gets 19 consecutive paragraphs in the Yorkshire Post, by my count. No interruption or intepretation – just straight reporting.
For all the progress on localisation made by some ministers, the centralising instinct still lurks within Whitehall’s bosom