Guido – Tory Selections Hit Bump in the Road

Several Tory selections across the country have hit a bump in the road as CCHQ struggles to find suitable candidates and finds itself embroiled in punch-ups with local associations. North Norfolk, which is held by LibDem Norman Lamb on a much reduced majority of 4,000, should be target seat yet is struggling to find a candidate. 2015 candidate Ann Steward has so far not been fast-tracked.

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1 thought on “Guido – Tory Selections Hit Bump in the Road

  1. There seems to have been a serious breakdown in communications between May, McLoughlin and constituency chairmen/women.
    Either TM did not inform Patrick McLoughlin of her plan to call an election or he failed to get the message to party activists in time.
    It is my understanding that constituencies keep a list of potential candidates who are then invited to speak to party members before a decision is made (except Osbourne’s old seat which has been offered to Esther McVey) In either case there should not be a shortage of suitable candidates.
    The party machine appears to be creaking.


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