The Party Chairman on the constitutional review, membership, the coming Conservative Conference, candidate selection and Carol Vorderman’s false accusations against him, which she was compelled to retract.
Members of the new constituency had an “excellent” short-list of four final candidates. Bucking the general trend, their priority was talent, not local connections.
And Damian Green, who failed to be selected for Weald of Kent, has now been selected for Ashford.
Perhaps some of the heated commentary about a pro-Boris Johnson backlash from activists led by the Conservative Democratic Organisation will now cool down a bit.