The latest Conservative leadership hustings has been taking place tonight in Cheltenham, a seat our Max Wilkinson is in a very good position to take at the next election. At the local elections in May, the Lib Dems crushed the Tories 57% to 28% locally. It was previously held by Liberal Democrats Nigel Jones and Martin Horwood.

Max has been commenting on the event on Twitter:

Liz Truss obviously hasn’t been canvassing in Cheltenham during her visit, or she might not be quite so confident.

— Max Wilkinson (@mpmwilko) August 11, 2022

This is the sort of bold thinking we can hope to see recreated in No. 10 when Truss wins.

— Max Wilkinson (@mpmwilko) August 11, 2022

After the event, Max said: (more…)