One of the architects of the famous Tory victory in Wandsworth in 1978, he never stopped campaigning in the borough.
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Matthew Maxwell Scott is PPC for Carshalton & Wallington. He is a former chairman of the Conservative Group on Wandsworth Council and a professional speechwriter.Follow @
Matthew Maxwell Scott: The Tooting by-election. Dan Watkins is our candidate – and there’s all to play for
Expect to read a lot of cliché about the constituency’s diversity and vibrancy. It has both, but it is a mistake to think that the area’s BAME population is all for Labour.
Not since the days of the Chartists has the petition been so popular. Some may be silly, but overall this is good for democracy.
‘Privatisation’ is now being used as a lazy pejorative to describe any injection of much-needed competition into health and other services.