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Tuesday 9 May – Officially a candidate for election

Today I went with Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Berwick upon Tweed, to County Hall to get our nominations in for the elections. The Elections staff go through the paperwork (7 pages of it) line by line, carefully checking all the details. The awkward bit is checking the electoral numbers of those [...]

Saturday 9 May 2015 – Post Election thoughts

Well it has been a long 6 weeks. So much so, that here on Saturday morning, I have this eerie feeling that I should be heading off somewhere to do some canvassing. The days are quite long on the campaign trail, I was rarely home before 8 pm and often much later. It’s quite physically [...]

Monday 4 May – Last exhausting week

If anyone thinks being a politician is in any way glamorous, they are welcome to join us here in Wansbeck. I and other members of Wansbeck Conservatives were out delivering from 10 am to 7 pm today, with only a brief lemonade and a packet of crisps for lunch. The weather was extra kind to [...]

Wednesday 29 April – Two sides of the same coin

Yesterday I made another visit to Bedlington Market Place, and it has occurred to me that it may be worth trying to put into pictures the difficulties in the town centre, for the benefit of anyone who hasn’t made a recent visit.
So as is well known Tesco closed their prime centre of Front Street / [...]

Tuesday 28 April – Morpeth posters are up!

I helped to deliver our new Morpeth leaflet and poster today with Richard, and much to our delight, as we made a loop around the Low Stobhill estate, some posters were being displayed in resident’s windows before we had even finished work.
Earlier on I put out some leaflets in Stakeford. Now this may look a [...]