Kenneth Baker

Lord Kenneth Baker is a former chairman of the Conservative party.

The Tories risk losing their voter base

The switch from a 16,000 Tory majority to a Lib Dem majority of 8,000 in Chesham and Amersham is a gamechanger. HS2 was a special factor, though even the Lib Dems did not say they would cancel it. But there was real anxiety that the Tory planning changes would threaten local communities. The Tories had