We reveal the four candidates on tonight’s shortlist – and the unusual way in which the selection has been partially centralised.
The association meets tonight to choose the person whom it hopes will succeed Nick Boles.
All the latest news of shortlists and selections from right across the country.
Shortlists for Wirral West, Ealing Central & Acton, Chorley and Bristol East. And selection results in Blackpool South, Darlington and Eltham.