Tag Archives: Elections

Public help as Conservative candidate attacked

Public rallies to support Conservatives as candidate attacked on New Square Cambridge. Members of the public rallied to help Alex Boyd, the Conservative candidate for Market ward, when he and his team of Conservative campaigners were attacked on the street … Continue reading

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European Campaign Launch

Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, joining our seven-strong team of MEPs and candidates for the launch of the Conservative East of England European Campaign. It is fitting that it was St George’s Day that saw … Continue reading

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Who says Conservatives cannot win Cambridge City in 2015?

Cambridge is going to be a tough 3-way fight. In 2010 the Conservatives came in second with 12,829 votes. The Lib Dems got 19,621 votes, Lab 12,174 and Green 3,804. To win Cambridge, Conservatives would need a swing of 6.8% … Continue reading

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Shapour Meftah is Cambridge’s new Conservative Councillor

Conservative Shapour Meftah has won a seat on the City Council, beating the incumbent Lib Dem councillor by 723 votes to 644. Cllr Meftah, shown here (right) being congratulated by County Council leader Nick Clarke, has lived in Trumpington for … Continue reading

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Memories of a Cambridge Election

A year ago, the country was preparing for the general election. I had been chosen as Cambridge’s Conservative candidate at a public meeting in 2009 and the following months were a whirlwind of activity. Along with a team of dedicated … Continue reading

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High stakes in Thursday’s Coleridge by-election

Voters in Coleridge ward go to the polls on Thursday. The choice is between the Conservatives’ Andy Bower, who has been working hard for local people for several years, and a Labour candidate who is a short-term student in the … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember the FOURTH of November

I was genuinely sad when Chris Howell chose to stand down as one of our city’s councillors in order to focus on his career (though I fully understand his decision).

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