By Tim Montgomerie
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Would it be sensible if once a month or once a quarter the bigger beasts in the Conservative Party met together to discuss the progress of the Coalition, new policy ideas and entertained interesting and innovative guest speakers?

Membership could include the Prime Minister, Chancellor, Party Chairman, Chairman and representatives of the 1922, someone from the Association of Conservative Peers, the Chairman of the National Conservative Convention, the Tory leader of the LGA, Martin Callanan MEP, Andrew R T Davies, Ruth Davidson and a few big beasts like Michael Howard, David Davis and John Redwood.

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