These elections offer us an opportunity to strengthen the connection between the national leadership and the voluntary party.
These concerns, however, often only add to the need for us to remain ethically and democratically engaged, particularly regarding the most emotive cases.
It’s still winnable, but there are warning signs for the wider Party and its leadership.
As a council candidate, I used to keep my head down. But if I stand again I will be loud and clear: we need more homes more than to protect every inch of the green belt.