On tonight's political programme, Around The House, the Foreign Secretary and northern MP William Hague tells Helen Ford that far from giving up on the North and Scotland, the Conservatives will target more seats in 2015.
Helen asked whether his party can hold constituencies like Carlisle, which were won in 2010:
In a special interview on tonight's political programme, the Foreign Secretary and northern MP William Hague talks to Helen Ford about the challenges facing the Conservatives in Cumbria and the South of Scotland.
He also describes his international campaign with Angelina Jolie to stop rape being used as a weapon of war.
Around The House is at 11.45pm tonight (Thursday 24 October) on ITV.