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All of Southend-on-Sea’s councillors have a page on the Borough Council’s website. This page includes details about their occupation; mine shows ‘IT Consultant’

Cllr Mark Flewitt’s (Conservative, St Laurence) … 61 more words


UPDATE: 38,000 Sign Petition Calling for Ruffley to Resign

Senior members of David Ruffley’s Suffolk Tory association say they see nothing wrong with having a man who assaulted his girlfriend remain as their MP. 32 more words


Top Tory: Nothing Wrong With an MP Who Assaults His Girlfriend

Seven million listeners will have heard Jeremy Vine’s Radio 2 phone-in on David Ruffley this lunchtime, many in Bury St Edmunds. The discussion was most notable for the bizarre comments made by Bernard Sergeant, an important local Conservative figure. 72 more words


Spooks and Tories Jet Off on Israel Junket

Fair to say the Conservative Friends of Israel trip this week might not be ideally timed. The latest conflict has not deterred a hardy half-dozen politicians, including former spy boss Baroness Neville Jones and Jack Lopresti, the army commando turned Tory MP, from jetting off to see what is going on for themselves. 20 more words


It's Official: Guido is a Feminist

Guido was tickled this morning by the words of Andrew Speed, the chairman of Bury St Edmunds Conservative Association, who has dismissed critics of David Ruffley as… 65 more words


UK: David Cameron 'must answer for Russian oligarchs' donations'

Ed Miliband particularly questions £160,000 donation Tories accepted from wife of former Russian finance minister.

Rowena Mason, political correspondent
The Labour leader, Ed Miliband, made his comments on The Andrew Marr Show on BBC1.

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Jeremy Hunt's Little Helper was nicking my leaflets from letterboxes.

In 2005, I stood in the Election against Jeremy Hunt.

I was on a hiding to nothing, but for me it was an experiment to test the theory. 220 more words

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