A candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is to be chosen on Friday.
There are 103 candidates contesting either Tory-held seats vacated by their incumbents or Conservative target seats. Good luck to them all.
There are some signs of improvement, and some continued problems. Share your experience with us to inform our analysis.
CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
Cllr Duncan Goodfellow complains Lord Hunt’s message to the association “could be seen as seeking to fetter the independent and impartial decision of members”.
Plus two selection contests in Meon Valley, and Runnymede and Weybridge.
There are at least 14 contests taking place over the weekend in Conservative-held seats.
Army officers, political advisers, businesspeople, a London Assembly Member and – unusually – a sitting MP are among the latest crop of finalists.
Of the nine Conservative-held seats selecting tonight, we have now revealed six shortlists.
Two former MPs are among the candidates pursuing these three Conservative-held seats.
Nick Timothy was unsuccessful in his bid to succeed Caroline Spelman.
Three candidates lose out as the Party fights back in the tug of war between the centre and local associations.
The Secretary General of Muslims for Britain; a Birmingham City Councillor; and a former Joint Chief of Staff to Theresa May will fight it out tomorrow.
The Leader of Westminster City Council won out over two of her council colleagues.
Apparently aware of the potential controversy, the Party Board has appointed Lord Hunt to supervise the ballot in East Staffordshire next week.
Her letter to the Prime Minister emphasise that ‘we agreed on just about everything apart from Brexit…I trust in your One Nation outlook’.
Two very different Tory-held seats have an important choice to make.
Wandsworth councillor wins the nomination on the first round of voting to contest the seat presently held by Justine Greening.
The most up to date list of those standing in Tory-held seats and in targets.
The Vice-Chairman of the ’22 served on the Board for nine years, and recently oversaw the leadership contest, so his departure is a surprise.
The number of finalists appears to be the result of the local association pushing back against CCHQ’s attempts to influence the selection.
The South Ribble MP’s departure is a surprise – as is the fact that a shortlist to replace her has been agreed in secret before her news was announced.
We reveal the four candidates on tonight’s shortlist – and the unusual way in which the selection has been partially centralised.
John Bercow’s constituents aren’t alone in looking forward to the seat getting a normal MP once more.
Last night’s selection meeting in Rushcliffe was hotly contested – I’m told that it went to three full rounds of… Read more »
The association will choose its successor to Ken Clarke from a field of four with nine past runs at Parliament between them.
I have seen the lack of accountability in Redbridge. The system needs to change.
A chemical engineer, a jewellery entrepreneur and former Miss India finalist, and a nurse who fought Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Former MPs Amanda Solloway and James Davies take another run at their seats as new contenders take up posts across Wales, the West Midlands, and London.
The former RAF Squadron Leader has already begun the campaign he is calling ‘The Battle of Broxtowe’ .