The Transport Secretary, an early backer of Johnson for the leadership, has become one of the Government’s most trusted media performers
Cleverly can undercut perceptions of the party as being just for the rich and those born with a silver spoon in their mouths.
If the European election does take place, “I hope they’ll vote Conservative”, the Party Chairman tells the BBC.
Hall becomes PPS to the Party Chairman; Cartlidge follows Hunt to the Foreign Office; Chalk appointed PPS to the Health Secretary.
The Party has a Code of Conduct – but how it works in practice becomes less and less clear by the minute.
That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
There are plenty of possible ways the Party can expand its reach beyond the politically committed, but it shouldn’t neglect the simplest step.
We must value the expertise and hard work of grassroots Party members far more. They hold the key to our future.
The new Deputy Chairman hails the “fantastic opportunity” to get the Party fighting fit.
The new Party Chairman becomes the first appointment of the reshuffle.
Fresh research bolsters ConservativeHome’s case for a new Chairman and urgent Party reform – and offers a glimmer of hope.
I want our Party to come out of the process stronger and more adept at campaigning – ready to win.
ConservativeHome’s proposals for Party reform, to avoid a repeat of the miserable snap election result.
Behind his languid exterior lay a man of unusual principle, to whom all Conservatives have cause to be grateful.