Our series continues with a look at another key region, which offers a decent clutch of targets to either Labour or the Conservatives on a good night.
Two-thirds of this latest tranche come with a caveat that applicants may be deselected if the boundary review goes ahead.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Worse, there are some signs they’re picking who to defend on the basis of ideological purity.
All the latest news of shortlists and selections from right across the country.
Plus details of selections in Clwyd South, Delyn, Wrexham, Moray, West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine, and more.
We can’t win a workable majority without breaking through in more seats in the urban and suburban North and Midlands.
In the aftermath of the election, we revisit our regional profiles to see how the parties fared compared to expectations.
In the first of our series looking at May’s electoral battlegrounds, we explore the fierce fights which are taking place across the North West.