He describes the authoritarian and grossly under-reported way in which our future MPs, and ministers, are being chosen.
We win elections when we appeal to a broad swathe of voters. The Prime Minister was a popular Mayor in the capital, he must retain his instincts from that time.
Key voters include those who voted heavily to remain in the EU, and were decisive in the lost Tory seats of Battersea, Kensington, Kingston and Twickenham.
It is a relic of an out-of-date fashion for the big and artificial rather than the small, local and rooted.