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The estate agent from York was picked last night to succeed deselected Anne McIntosh.
Applications are now open to succeed Anne McIntosh and Sir George Young.
Runners and riders include: Peter Lilley, Francis Maude, Sayeeda Warsi…and a former Prime Minister.
Localism is a good principle and the Conservative Party should apply to itself as well as the nation.
The Thirsk & Malton MP claims that her deselection is being looked into “at the highest level” within the Conservative Party.
Party members are more willing to exercise their rights – and we will get better MPs as a result.
The MP intends to fight on – perhaps reapplying, perhaps standing against the new Tory candidate.
The waters would be a lot less muddy if it was normal practice for party members to vote on each MP’s reselection.
One is in a very public war, and the other is working quietly – we’ll soon see which, if any, approach is successful.