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Mellorview’s Hazel Grove election prediction

In the 2010 General Election, the Hazel Grove constituency results were as follows: Andrew Stunnell, LibDem, won the seat with a 6,300 majority on a 41,000 vote turnout (this represents some 66% of a 63000 electorate) Stunnell polled 20,000 whilst … Continue reading

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A pause for breath in the General Election campaign

One full day to go in the run up to most interesting general election I can recall. The promises and bribes from every political party will continue throughout the day, liberally spread with exaggerations, distortions and sins of omission from … Continue reading

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Who I am voting for in Hazel Grove 2015

We are now in the last few days of this election campaign, and it is “make your mind up” time. For Labour, here in Hazel Grove, we have Michael Taylor. A hundred times out of a hundred, if it was … Continue reading

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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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Tuesday, the Conservative manifesto

It may because the two main parties are so close in the polls but the manifestos of the two major parties are increasingly looking like lists of bribes. The headline Conservative manifesto consisted of the extension of the right to … Continue reading

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All aboard for the Hazel Grove candidates

Thirty days to go and a quick drive around some of the main roads around Romiley, Marple, Marple Bridge and Mellor reveal  little visibility of the old methods of electioneering. Before twitter, facebook, endless TV coverage and cheap printing, the … Continue reading

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Mellorview on the General Election

Prompted by a compliment from my daughter in law, Mellorview revives today for the period leading up to the General Election on May 7th 2015. The subject matter for each post will be exclusively political, from a local and national … Continue reading

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