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Abingdon Votes

7 May, 2015 0 Comments

Conservatives hold Oxford West and Abingdon

Nicola Blackwood has been returned as Conservative MP for Oxford West and Abingdon with a significantly increased majority of 9,582 over her Liberal Democrat rival Layla Moran …Read more at The News Hub…

Does Sir Christopher Geidt, the Queen’s Private Secretary, hold the keys to Number 10?

30 April, 2015 0 Comments

The possibility of a hung parliament brings the role of the Head of State’s diplomat-in-chief to the fore

In Germany, Sweden and other countries that elect their representatives using proportional representation, coalitions and minority governments are the norm – it’s just what they do. Here in the United Kingdom …Read more at The News Hub…

National Health Action Party candidate is top of the tweets

30 April, 2015 0 Comments

Oxford West and Abingdon National Health Action Party candidate Dr Helen Salisbury is one of the best performing tweeters of the 2015 election campaign

National Health Action Party candidate Dr Helen Salisbury has stolen a march on her rivals in Oxford West and Abingdon by becoming one of the top placed election candidates in the Daily Mirror’s election Tweetometer.

The Tweetometer measures …Read more at The News Hub…

Farage again storms ahead in South Thanet

24 April, 2015 0 Comments

The UKIP leader now has a 9% lead in the 3 way race for South Thanet

According to a Survation telephone poll published late yesterday evening Nigel Farage is set to take 39% of the vote in the Kent constituency of South Thanet on May 7th, opening up a 9 point lead over his closest rival Craig Mackinlay of the Conservative Party …Read more at The News Hub…

Candidates in marginal Oxford West and Abingdon feel the heat in Chamber of Commerce business hustings

16 April, 2015 0 Comments

Five out of seven candidates for the May 2015 UK general election answer questions from the local business community in Abingdon’s ancient Roysse Room


The radiators remained on in Abingdon Guildhall’s Roysse Room for the whole of this warm spring evening as candidates for the 10th most marginal seat in the May 2015 UK general election presented themselves to a poorly attended business focused hustings …Read more at The News Hub…

STATEMENT OF PERSONS NOMINATED

9 April, 2015 0 Comments

David Buckle, the Acting Returning Officer for the Oxford West and Abingdon parliamentary constituency, today published the official list of those nominated to stand in May’s general election. Nominations closed at 4pm today so if you were thinking of getting the required 10 supporters together and throwing your hat into the ring you’ve missed the boat but saved yourself the £500 deposit!
There are seven nominations and they are listed as BLACKWOOD Nicola Claire (The Conservative Party), COPLEY Sally Louise (Labour Party), FOSTER Mike (The Socialist Party of Great Britain), HARRIS Alan (UKIP), MORAN Layla Michelle (Liberal Democrat), SALISBURY Helen Rachel (National Health Action Party), SANDERS Larry (Green Party).statement of persons nominated

UKIP biggest losers in latest Ashcroft poll

9 April, 2015 0 Comments

Is the ride over for UKIP?

UKIP lose out to the big two, Labour are on the up and nothing to cheer the Lib Dems in poll of Conservative marginals

Is the ride over for UKIP? Voters in Blackpool have certainly been having second thoughts. Just six months ago Nigel Farage’s party were riding high, polling 24% but… See the full article at The News Hub.

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