Monthly Archives: January 2010

On the Campaign Trail again in Cambridge

Another bracing and productive morning delivering In Touch, the Cambridge Conservative Association newsletter, with Nick Hillman and Association Deputy Chairman Eric Barrett-Payton. We were in Abbey Ward, which is Green Party stronghold with a strong Labour following: County Council elections … Continue reading

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Matt Hancock selected as PPC for Suffolk West

Matt Hancock, a Chief of Staff in George Osborne’s shadow cabinet team, has been selected as the PPC for Suffolk West in an open primary.  He beat Natalie Elphicke, wife of Charles Elphicke (PPC for Dover and Deal), by 88 votes … Continue reading

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Suffolk Coastal shortlist announced

Conservative Home have just announced the shortlist for the constituency PPC selection to take place on February 6th.  The new PPC will replace John Gummer who announced in December that we would be standing down to focus on environmental issues.  … Continue reading

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Campaigning for Innovation and Training in Cambridge

I had another morning on the campaign trail for Nick Hillman.  The day started meeting with David Willetts, Shadow Secretary of State for Universities and Skills, in front of Marshalls. The future of Marshalls and Cambridge Airport often comes up … Continue reading

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The Orwell Diaries: Insights into a Human Legend

Thanks to Twitter and the Think Politics blog, I have been alerted to the existence of one of the most extraordinary blogs on the web and a significant anniversary: George Orwell, one of the most influential and visionary writers of … Continue reading

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