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Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who voted for me at the recent General Election. Unfortunately I did not win but the Labour majority in Edgbaston is now reduced to 1,274.

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Vote Conservative!

Thursday May 6th is Polling Day for the General Election and Birmingham City Council Elections. The polls are open from 7.00am-10.00pm. Your Conservative candidates are: General Election (Birmingham Edgbaston Constituency) : Deirdre Alden Local Elections: Bartley Green Ward: Cllr Bruce … Continue reading

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Busy Days!

Have had a very busy two days. On Bank Holiday Monday I started by doing some delivery in Harborne whilst teams were out in the other three wards. Then, in the afternoon, we had a team of seven out meeting with students at Birmingham … Continue reading

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Meeting Students At QAC

At the end of last week, I visited Queen Alexandra College (QAC) – a college in Harborne for blind and visually impaired students. I spent an hour and a half chatting to students and their teachers, and answering questions. I also … Continue reading

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Andrew Mitchell Joins Canvassing Team

There’s been so much going on in Edgbaston that I am getting a little behind with some of my blog posts! We have done lots of lots of canvassing and on Friday one of our teams received a boost when … Continue reading

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Street Stall In Harborne

Today we held a street stall in Harborne High Street, at our usual location outside W.H. Smith’s. With balloons and copies of the Conservative party’s contract with the voters to give out, we had a busy morning. The contract explains … Continue reading

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Debate Party!

Last night’s live Leaders’ Debate on the BBC was filmed right here in Edgbaston – at Birmingham University. Baroness Warsi hosted a debate party in Birmingham where candidates and supporters from the city and beyond, gathered to watch the debate … Continue reading

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Hustings And Live TV Debate!

Yesterday’s hustings at St John’s Church in Harborne was really good. There were over 250 people there, and 7 of the 8 candidates were present (the eighth declined to come). It was extremely well organised and the two hours just flew … Continue reading

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Canvassing And More Canvassing!

Started off this morning with some leaflet delivery, then lots of canvassing. I met several people who said they were coming to tonight’s hustings in Harborne. It’s good news that the host of yesterday’s hustings, the Headmaster of King Edward … Continue reading

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Hustings

Today I went to a hustings at King Edward’s Five Ways in Bartley Green. The school traditionally hosts a hustings for their sixth form students during a General Election campaign, and I went there in 2005 too. Today it was … Continue reading

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