Monthly Archives: February 2010

They call this democracy?

I attended the Cambridge City Council meeting at the Guildhall last night. Nick Hillman, Conservative PPC for Cambridge, was making a public statement to support a Lib Dem motion on higher education and the local economy.

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More campaiging and a Big Tidy Up in Trumpington

Yesterday saw me out again with Nick Hillman and a stalwart band of volunteers canvassing and distributing leaflets in Trumpington.  We also contributed to the national Big Tidy Up campaign, collecting rubbish and clearing a green area outside Anstey Way … Continue reading

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Therese Coffey selected as PPC for Suffolk Coastal

Conservative Home reports that Therese Coffey was selected at a special general meeting of Suffolk Coastal Conservative Association to replace John Gummer as Conservative candidate at the general election.  She was selected on the first ballot from a shortlist of six … Continue reading

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Tories and the Twitter Police: A breakdown of trust?

An article on the Mail Online suggests that the Conservative Party has sent an email requiring all PPCs to submit online articles and comment on their blogs, Twitter and Facebook for vetting before publication.  If true this would be a … Continue reading

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