Ealing fallout: Grant Shapps axed

So says The Telegraph:

Much of the blame has been apportioned to campaign director Grant Shapps, the shadow housing minister, who was promptly stripped of his role running by-elections. It was Mr Shapps, and the then Tory chairman Francis Maude, who persuaded Mr Cameron to put his name on the Ealing ballot paper, something the Tory leader at first resisted.

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  • “There is anger that the Tories spent £125,000 on the Ealing campaign”

    I hope the electoral commission have been reading their copy of the Telegraph today and will be asking the Tory agent why he broke the exspenses limit by a mere 25%. This and their publishing of stats allegedly from the postal vote count. We know that they ‘borrow’ our campaign manuals but clearly they haven’t read ALDCs Election Law Handbook.

  • Wet Liberal Neil 24th Jul '07 - 2:07pm

    As I said previously ‘Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha’ etc ….

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