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Local elections – polling blues or red faces?

Thursday May 5 is polling day across the country.  In Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the devolved administrations will all be up for election with their weird variations of proportional representation.  In London, Boris Johnson’s term ends and Londoners will … Continue reading

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Banbury stirs the pot

Banbury Conservative Constituency Association holds its AGM next Saturday.  The guest speaker is Andrea Leadsom, MP for South Northants.  She is one of the 2010 intake and took over from Tim Boswell who had served as MP for Daventry before … Continue reading

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Local election results

In Oxfordshire, results are pretty predictable. In Witney, David Cameron secured an easy victory with 35,201 votes (60%) followed by Duncan Enright (Labour) with 10,046 votes (17%).  Third place went to UKIP with 5,352 votes (9%), pushing the Liberals into … Continue reading

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Ten questions for the hopefuls …

The rumour mill suggests there will be over 100 hopefuls applying for the Banbury Parliamentary seat to replace Sir Tony Baldry MP who has announced his decision to stand down at the General Election in 2015.  Selection is likely to … Continue reading

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