Election 2010: Defending Local Healthcare

This morning I was leafleting outside Cobham and Stoke d’Abernon railway station at dawn – then onto meet the Friends of Cobham Community Hospital (see below). The Friends are an outstanding example of local community spirit, supporting their local hospital and ensuring vital funds despite local NHS cuts. I received a thorough briefing, including on […]

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Election 2010: On the Campaign Trail

This week I have been campaigning in Molesey, Walton and Hinchley Wood. Tomorrow I am visiting Cobham Community hospital, and moving on to Long Ditton and Weston Green in the afternoon. I am spending two hours each morning chatting with commuters on the early trains – I’ve covered half the stations in the constituency so […]

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Election 2010: On the Campaign Trail

Today, I was campaigning at Claygate station first thing, then I headed over to East Molesey in the morning and Hersham in the afternoon. Tomorrow, I will be at Esher station first thing, then over in East Molesey and onto Walton for the afternoon. All welcome!

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Election 2010: Ten Commitments to the Community

Here are my Ten ‘Commitments to the Community’, in no particular order:First, I live locally and would commute to Westminster. I live in Claygate with my wife Erika. If elected, I would commute to the House of Commons. I made it clear from the outset that there was no question of me claiming a second […]

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Election 2010: On the Campaign Trail

Yesterday evening I spoke at an open public meeting at Claygate village center (my thanks to all those who gave up their Friday evening to come along). Today, we were out canvassing and delivering leaflets in Walton and East Molesey. Tomorrow the same. Glorious sunshine helps.

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Election 2010: Campaign Launch !

So, Gordon Brown has finally called the long-awaited general election, triggering a campaign that will run until polling day on 6 May. I am excited about the prospect of campaigning across the Esher and Walton constituency. I will be speaking at town hall meetings, participating in a range of debates (listed on my Facebook page) […]

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Election 2010: Declaration of Interests

In accordance with the recommendations of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, Ministry of Justice guidance and Conservative Party requirements, I have registered the following interests, as at 22 March 2010 and the date of my nomination as the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Esher & Walton: Full time employment as Chief of Staff to […]

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Election Survey

As the election looms, I am trying to encourage as many people, living in the Esher and Walton constituency, to let me know their views, by completing a local survey here. Once we have a big enough sample, I will publish the results.

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