Having previously stood on several occasions for Labour, Gardner joined the Conservatives in 2018. He has lifelong ties to the new constituency.
The Government’s failure to do anything about London’s housing crisis means the capital is now starting to export voters into its wide commuter belt.
The pandemic is only likely to accelerate the process of these places becoming more graduate-heavy and small L liberal.
We are on course for a WTO Brexit. Given the opinion polls, the media’s attention would be best focused on the implications of such an outcome for the country.
Despite early talk, the Prime Minister’s foes have not adopted a common policy, strategy, or branding and are thus fighting forlorn individual battles.
Onwards to Anglia, where the Liberal Democrats and Tories will be fighting hard over a small clutch of possible gains.
Army officers, political advisers, businesspeople, a London Assembly Member and – unusually – a sitting MP are among the latest crop of finalists.
She claims that there has been entryism – though the relationship between MP and activists has been bad for some time.
He is not wide of the election manifesto on which he stood, and should not be no-confidenced this evening. But there is a sting in the tail.