CCHQ insists that “there is no chicken run” and that a Party panel has approved the procedure. But what will other Conservative MPs and Tory activists make of it?
Birmingham Live reports that “the dad-of-five has spoken out about death threats he has suffered during his time in the role, while there have also been a number of attacks on his Chapel Ash office”.
Our region-by-region survey of possible key seats continues with a look at what is shaping up to be one of the key head-to-head confrontations between the Tories and Labour.
Stockton South, Dewsbury, Plymouth Sutton and more.
He made grotesque errors of taste and judgement – see “Rivers of Blood”. But even his critics admit that he was one of the great parliamentarians of the 20th century.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
“I just feel worried. I don’t know if I would a hundred per cent want to vote for the Conservatives, because still emotionally I’m attached to Labour.”
The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
Latest news from round the country.
A running list of the current Members of Parliament, of all parties, who aren’t seeking to stand again.
We can’t win a workable majority without breaking through in more seats in the urban and suburban North and Midlands.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.
Our latest battleground profile explores the West Midlands, where Labour and the Tories are locked in something close to a high-stakes, traditional, two-party fight.
Some figures, courtesy of Ian Warren of Election Data.
Four-party politics is driving striking changes – and there are two seats where UKIP is now in the lead.