What turns young people away from the Conservatives isn’t more education. It’s the retreat of the property-owning democracy.
On the old electoral map, equally-sized seats was an unambiguous win for the Conservatives. But 2019 changes the calculation.
The Tories are targeting Labour-held seats and the Liberal Democrats Tory-held ones, whilst Labour’s possible gains are probably out of reach.
Despite early talk, the Prime Minister’s foes have not adopted a common policy, strategy, or branding and are thus fighting forlorn individual battles.
Grieve’s intention of standing in the seat as an independent makes it a test case for early selection and local choice.
On what grounds has CCHQ sought to limit the powers that the Party’s constitution grants to special general meetings?
Our Executive Editor discusses disillusioned members, internal democracy, and allegations of UKIP infiltration on BBC Radio Four.
Grassroots Conservative members passed their verdict in Beaconsfield and in East Staffordshire, though for very different reasons.
Long-standing Leavers, who stood out for personal conviction against the Party leadership, should understand Remainers who are now in the same position.
Activists were directed to seats which there was no chance of us winning. It is quite clear that CCHQ did not have a clue about what was happening.
The case of a little-known organisation based out of an Association office raises some rather troubling questions.