Category: Local Politics

Minority Candidates fail to impress in Waltham Chase

“They’re charming people, but they’re eccentrics” was the verdict of barrister Peter Herrity on the three minority candidates standing in the newly created constituency of Meon Valley. The last hustings of the campaign at Waltham Chase saw 150 people come to the Methodist Chapel to hear all six candidates. However, when English Democrat candidate –…

Signbusters!

The Highways Department of Hampshire County Council has ordered Chris Huhne’s office to move some of their campaign posters following a complaint from a member of the public. Up to ten of the 3 ft Square fluorescent orange billboards proclaiming ‘Liberal Democrats Winning Here’ had been erected outside Bursledon Market on the busy Bursledon roundabout…

Equitable Life Update

Local investors in will be ‘quid’s in’ if the conservatives win power according to a report in the Daily Mail. Recently we reported how failed pension provider Equitable Life had ‘promised the moon’ for £250 a month and how this had turned into ‘pie in the sky’. Local members of the Equitable Members Action Group…