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Jonathan Fryer selected for Lib Dems in Poplar and Limehouse

Jonathan Fryer has been selected as PPC for the new seat of Poplar and Limehouse.

Jonathan is an experienced candidate, having fought three General Elections (Chelsea 1983, Orpington 1987 and Leyton 1992) as well as several European Parliamentary elections. He was number 2 in the Liberal Democrat London list this year, but narrowly missed being elected.

Jonathan writes about Poplar and Limehouse on his blog:

It’s an extraodinary seat, illustrating both the huge diversity of London and also the yawning gap between rich and poor.

It also looks like being a right royal battleground at the forthcoming general election, not only

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Jim Fitzpatrick accused of abusing Parliamentary expenses

The Evening Standard reports:

A Government minister was today accused of misusing taxpayers’ money – allegedly spending thousands on invitations to Saturday coffee mornings.

Farming Minister Jim Fitzpatrick broke Parliamentary rules, the Conservatives claim, by sending thousands of unsolicited letters using Commons notepaper and envelopes.

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