Of the nine Conservative-held seats selecting tonight, we have now revealed six shortlists.
Two former MPs are among the candidates pursuing these three Conservative-held seats.
She claims that there has been entryism – though the relationship between MP and activists has been bad for some time.
Commiserations to Kemi Badenoch and Cllr Janet Clowes, the other two finalists.
Three female candidates make the cut.
Those on the list who with to apply have been asked to submit a 500 word statement explaining “Why I would make a good Conservative candidate for you”.