Earlier in the week I wrote about how the party is targeting seats in the South West of England.
Today, the Yorkshire Post focuses on the battleground constituencies falling within its jurisdiction, most of which fall within West Yorkshire. The party currently holds just one seat in that county - Shipley, gained by Philip Davies in 2005.
And of the target seats which would deliver a Tory majority of the Commons of around 40, all but three of the thirteen constituencies in the Yorkshire and the Humber Region are in West Yorkshire:3. York Outer
21. Colne Valley
24. Calder Valley
69. Brigg and Goole
76. Bradford West
95. Leeds North West
107. Elmet and Rothwell
133. Batley and Spen
(NB Figures based on notional results calculated by Professors Rallings and Thrasher of the University of Plymouth and including some newly-created seats)
The Yorkshire Post contrasts how the parties are funding their campaigns in these crucial seats: