Columnist dismisses Tory leadership contest

Matthew D'Ancona has dismissed the notion of a leadership contest before 2015.


Zero chance of a leadership contest pre-2015. There can be no 'stalking horse' in a system where the leader cannot be challenged...


...only subjected to a vote of no confidence (as IDS was in 2003). Cameron would have to be sacked by MPs or resign. Dream on


Tory MP 'backed as next leader'

Tory MP Adam Afriyie has emerged as a surprise contender to be the next party leader if David Cameron fails to deliver a majority at the 2015 general election, report the Mail on Sunday and the Sunday Times.