The Conservatives’ class of 2022: who they are and what they think

The next slate of Tory MPs are committed Brexiteers who would back May’s deal – but aren’t fussed about crashing out of the EU.

The Tories were the least prepared party for the 2017 snap election. Now they’re determined not to get caught out again.

They began selecting candidates for key marginals in June 2018 (notably later than Labour, which started eight months earlier). Their top targets include seats lost in 2017, but also a number of constituencies that have been Labour for decades, including Darlington and Blackpool South.

Who are the Tory hopefuls that have been selected so far, and what...
source: New Statesman

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