Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hazel Grove attracts the political big guns

There is no fixed definition of a marginal seat in UK politics although it is generally acccepted that the key seats that could be viewed as marginal are the 192 UK constituencies that have a 10% majority or less and … Continue reading

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Darran Palmer, UKIP candidate for Hazel Grove

Following the interviews with Michael Taylor for Labour , Lisa Smart for the Liberal Democrats, and William Wragg for the Conservatives here are Darran Palmer’s UKIP answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? My … Continue reading

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William Wragg, Conservative candidate for Hazel Grove

Following the interviews with Michael Taylor for Labour and Lisa Smart for the Liberal Democrats, here are William Wragg’s Conservative answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? My name is William Wragg, I am … Continue reading

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Lisa Smart, Liberal Democrat candidate for Hazel Grove

Following yesterday’ interview with Michael Taylor for Labour. Here are Lisa Smart’s Liberal Democrat answers to the same questions: Could you give me a one minute biography? I am 35, I live in Romiley, I am director of Stockport Credit … Continue reading

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Michael Taylor Labour candidate for Hazel Grove

Could you give me a one minute biography? My Father was a milkman, my mother a nurse. I am originally from Lancaster. A product of the grammar school system I was the first person in my family to go to … Continue reading

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Romiley Hustings – a different Evensong

We went along this evening to see the Hazel Grove candidates in action together at a hustings event organised by the Churches together group and held at St Chad’s church in Romiley. It has been a very long time since … Continue reading

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I have already met the next MP for Hazel Grove

Why? Because in the last week I decided to meet with each of the four principal candidates and ask them the same series of questions. Each of them were good enough to spare me the time and in return I … Continue reading

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