What turns young people away from the Conservatives isn’t more education. It’s the retreat of the property-owning democracy.
The pandemic is only likely to accelerate the process of these places becoming more graduate-heavy and small L liberal.
Onwards to Anglia, where the Liberal Democrats and Tories will be fighting hard over a small clutch of possible gains.
Guido Fawkes, Tom Newton-Dunn and the Evening Standard diary banded together to suggest that I was about to do a far, far better thing than I have ever done…
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The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
He clinched victory in the second round of voting.
Alicia Kearns joins Joe Robertson and Bob Seely in the island contest.
Plus: Eleven candidates selected elsewhere, including Gillian Keegan in Chichester and Kemi Badenoch in Saffron Walden.
The selections in the two Tory-held seats to date have both been won by women; and there is at least one woman on the shortlist of every such seat yet to select.