Archive for Month: April 2015

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY – 28 & 29TH APRIL

    Sorry we missed a day…two very heavy and long days which is my only excuse Started on Monday evening. Went to the dinner at Southend and was asked to speak for 5 mins when I got there. had a great time and finally arrived home about 2.15am. It was good to have a lift with…

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY – 27TH APRIL

    Late night last night – home about 2.00 and up this morning at about 6.00 for a long day. Quick meeting in Breckland at 8.30 then off to start the big push to get all houses visited before the 6th May Will report on that tomorrow. Starting in Hockering and on to Elmham      …

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY – 27TH APRIL

    MONDAY – Doing a bit of ADMIN today – preparing for the big push which begins for Bill and I tomorrow. I am taking this evening out to attend a christian businessmen’s dinner in Southend, so do not expect to be home until about 1 or 2am. During the first two weeks of what is…

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY – 26TH APRIL

    SUNDAY – As my usual practice I will not be campaigning today.

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY – 25TH APRIL

    Saturday – I spent the day ‘soft’ campaigning and caught up with mowing the grass – lawn is too exotic a word for what I have. Soft campaigning means I am not seriously door knocking, as we did with George on Thursday, nor is it serious leafletting as we did in the first two weeks…

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY 24TH APRIL

    Lots of chatter yesterday with no major controversies or problems, Of passing interest I had a chat with a UKIP candidate who had defected from Conservatives . Interesting to see that the change was not about ideology. I look forward to seeing whether it will work out for him. In others I spoke to during the…

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY – 23RD APRIL

    Started today with George Freeman and Bill Borrett in Hockering. This was door knocking and meet and greet. It was good that those who responded to the knocks got to meet District,  County and Parliamentary member/candidates all at one time.  Nice visits and compliments passed on so it was a really good day all in…

  • CAMPAIGN DIARY 22ND APRIL

    Nice gentle day today. Spoke to quite a few folks in the Ward in Lyng and Hockering. did one business call and several emails. Thought we had a licensing hearing next week but it has been sorted by negotiation with officers, so thats one day extra to deliver. A bit of feedback from the Hustings…

  • DEREHAM HUSTINGS

    Went to the Memorial Hall last night. It was not really a hustings in the true sense of the word as there was no debate between candidates and certainly no debate with the audience. What it did do was give us all a chance to hear the five candidates answer eight or nine fixed questions…

  • VIEWS FROM VOTERS – CAMPAIGN DIARY

    Getting about and speaking to real voters in the real world, rather than the rarified views we are seeing on TV and hearing on Radio etc. Pleased to see that in my ‘old’ ward my reputation is safe and I am getting a lot of support from all quarters. The BNP member and supporter who…