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Posts Tagged: Canterbury
Anna Firth: We need a plan to regain the university seats, and win over the students who flocked to Corbyn
We won the election but suffered badly in places like Canterbury, which I contested.
Anna Firth has had the Rail Minister down to sort the trains and has collared the Prime Minister about getting a new hospital.
The Tories are targeting Labour-held seats and the Liberal Democrats Tory-held ones, whilst Labour’s possible gains are probably out of reach.
Farage’s decision to stand down some Brexit Party candidates seems to have been the most impactful development of this election week.
Four female candidates contest tonight’s selection meeting for this very marginal seat – without any need for an all-women quota.
Dean Godson: There are plenty of ideas on the centre-right. Here’s how it can create a new, decent, patriotric consensus.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
Citizens of nowhere? Or citizens of somewhere? Who should the Conservatives be targeting? Our joint event with Policy Exchange.
With Lynton Crosby, Andrew Feldman, Ben Houchen and Amber Rudd – on June 18, livestreamed on this site.
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
I have never seen so many spoiled ballots before – and every single one carried some variation of “give us Brexit now”.
We have brilliant candidates standing in our local elections. They do not deserve to suffer because of public anger with national politics.
They range from Midlothian to South East Cornwall, from Rochester to Clwyd South.
James Frayne: The route to a Conservative election victory lies through Middlesbrough, not Canterbury
That doesn’t mean the Party needs to move right; on the contrary, it means accommodating on issues such as the NHS.
The General Election was a shock. We are up for a marathon effort for the Council elections next year.
As a Kent MP, I’m delighted Canterbury is one of the sites chosen to host new training facilities.