By Paul Goodman
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Mr Pitfield is the Conservative Spokesman for Sheffield and South Yorkshire, and contested the Sheffield Hallam seat against Nick Clegg in 2005. He succeeds Natalie Elphicke as the CPC's voluntarty director.
"I am immensely honoured to be the new CPF Voluntary Director. Since the CPF was launched in early 2011 by Oliver Letwin and Sayeeda Warsi fantastic progress has been made. I would like to pay tribute to my predecessor Natalie Elphicke, who, together with Fiona Hodgson and our wonderful team of volunteer and professional colleagues have already achieved so much and I am looking forward to working with everyone as we build on this and take CPF forward."
Mr Pitfield writes that there are now over one hundred CPF policy groups meeting regularly across the country.
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