I spent the day in Norwich earlier today helping the party and its candidate, Chloe Smith, in advance of Thursday’s by-election. I went along on a bus organised by Conservative Home.
On the way, there we watched House of Cards. I have honestly never seen it before – wow, it was good!
When we arrived, we were welcomed by Theresa May MP.
Then the candidate said a few words:
Here was the base for the day:
One of the things I looked out for was (1) whether there were many posters? etc and (2) which party had the most? I think that the honest answer is (1) not really and (2) Each party had some and it depended on the part of the constituency. Here is a Labour one:
A Conservative one:
And, a Green Party one:
I saw a few for UKIP and Lib-Dems also.
At the end, the Party Chairman, Eric Pickles MP, said a few words of thanks. I was sitting behind him:
Not sure what to make of the latest attempt of the Labour Party to secure victory? No, I am sure – it is nuts!