If you want people to feel motivated to go out and vote Conservative, delivering some Conservative policies would be a good start.
Even taking by-election turnouts into account, these results are terrible for Rishi Sunak, and suggest that Sir Keir is on course to win the next general election
Eddie Hughes is currently in line to be the Conservative candidate for the constituency at the next election, despite being a sitting MP for another seat, and has announced he will not resign to contest the by-election.
Warburton was the MP for Somerton and Frome, where there will now be a by-election. Hughes is the current MP for Walsall North.
From Sandwell to Solihull, Bromsgrove to Wolverhampton, Dudley to Tamworth, we have been out to help the amazing local teams who have been working so tirelessly to hold and gain Council seats.
Good quality office space is far cheaper in Birmingham than London, and the quality of life is higher. The West Midlands is full of battleground parliamentary seats.
Tamworth will be there at the table grabbing the opportunity of the new Combined Authority.
Yesterday there was talk by the Government of "emergency teams" going into councils worst affected by the Iceland deposits problem. It turns out that these "emergency teams" consisted of one representative of the LGA. "Pointless" was how one Tamworth councillor described the one hour visit from the duo, in which no practical assistance was offered. […]
"I’m from the Government, I’m here to to help you," was judged one of the three great lies of the 20th century. (The other two being: "The cheque’s in the post." And: "yes, darling. Of course I will still respect you in the morning.") The Government’s announcement of an "Emergency Team" to be sent into […]