Army officers, political advisers, businesspeople, a London Assembly Member and – unusually – a sitting MP are among the latest crop of finalists.
Shortlists for Wirral West, Ealing Central & Acton, Chorley and Bristol East. And selection results in Blackpool South, Darlington and Eltham.
In Dyfed-Powys, they have cut top salaries and commissioned specialists to improve results.
Christopher Salmon is Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys We were going to get here sooner or later. A Police and Crime Commissioner recently exercised his power and asked a Chief Constable to retire. This was always going to be a sensitive moment. Amidst all the fuss, we have heard a lot about protecting […]
Christopher Salmon is Conservative candidate for Llanelli and served in Basra in 2006-07 with The Rifles. Our repeated inquiries into the Iraq War are missing the point. As Fraser Nelson wrote earlier in the year, the scandal of Iraq is less the legality of the invasion than the incompetence of the occupation. He’s right. We […]