Category Archives: Campaigning

More squeaks from the hoarse ‘Voice’

Mr. Davey claims to have saved Surbiton Hospital. Nonsense – that was a community effort involving Councillors for Surbiton Hill ward first , followed by others. The ‘Comet’ got involved very early on. Public concern was raised and there were … Continue reading

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Lib Dem Policy 4: Open door

Policies: At no time in the last 13 years have the Lib Dems opposed Labour’s de facto open door policy, that has seen immigration to Britain soar by at least 2.5 million since 1997. One must assume, therefore, that this … Continue reading

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Out of the horse’s mouth

I am indebted to my colleague Darren Spraggs for drawing my attention to this. The Source is as stated. The ideas apply just as much to national as to local politics. Let us consider the idea of the Lib Dems … Continue reading

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On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring!

The other piece of Lib Dem propaganda to appear on Tuesday was a big glossy from the former MP – I say ‘former’ because Parliament is now dissolved and he holds no public office whatever at the moment. Again we … Continue reading

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On becoming a senior citizen

I believe the saying has it ‘what goes around comes around’.  So take heart, younger readers – or not, depending on your politics! 40 years ago I was 25 for the first time. From 1967 onwards we’d had huge poll … Continue reading

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Sir Humphrey lives in Kingston

I attended a meeting organised by Tolworth and Hook Rise Conservatives on Friday evening. The hot topic was the Council’s plans for the improvement of Tolworth Broadway. Much discussed was the consultation questionnaire the Council had put out to selected … Continue reading

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Oakhill surgery

The C-pod was in action again yesterday morning in Oakhill Road. Helen Whately, Nick Kilby, Janet Bowen -Hitchings, Mavis Cracknell and self were in attendance. So were numerous people doing door knocking and delivering literature throughout the area. Local residents … Continue reading

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