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Eastleigh Tory candidate “running scared” from hustings

Missing Tory candidateThe Conservative candidate has pulled out of the BBC Radio 5 Live hustings this morning, and is facing accusations of running scared of voters.

From The Guardian:

There is growing concern within the party that with a week to go before polling day her no-nonsense and frequently off-message approach is damaging its chances of seizing the seat from the Liberal Democrats.

Candidates from the other major parties were attending the debate – chaired by Victoria Derbyshire – on Thursday morning for 5 Live, a major set-piece of the week. But Conservative

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  • User AvatarAlex Sabine 19th Apr - 6:24pm
    You may be right that I am underplaying how bad it is going to be for the Lib Dems. We'll have to wait and see....
  • User AvatarMichael BG 19th Apr - 6:20pm
    If someone wants a majority Labour or Conservative government then they should vote for the party they support. If they want to see the Liberal...
  • User AvatarStephen Hesketh 19th Apr - 6:01pm
    Tabman 18th Apr '15 - 3:39pm Tabby, setting aside John Tilley once again having a much clearer view of Liberal Democracy than your frequently 'tail...
  • User AvatarPhilip Thomas 19th Apr - 5:54pm
    Not deeper cuts, higher taxes. I agree if we are down to (say) 28 MPs it does get very difficult to form a coalition and...
  • User AvatarDavid Allen 19th Apr - 5:53pm
    The reason why an SNP / Labour coalition is a scare story is simple: The Tories always need a scare story if they are to...
  • User AvatarMartin 19th Apr - 5:41pm
    Joe Otten: (I missed your reply to me yesterday) - I should have been clearer, I was particularly thinking of Scottish seats where I am...
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