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A line-up of political hopefuls with sights set on Parliament

PARLIAMENT has dissolved and the starting gun has been fired for the 2015 General Election campaign. CHLOE MOSDELL takes a look at the runners and riders standing for the Canterbury and Whitstable constituency. Julian Brazier, Conservative Key pledge: Mr Brazier takes a strong interest in the transport issues facing Britain today and has past experience of working closely on a …

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Tories name candidates for city council election

… while three prospective MPs answer student questions ALTHOUGH the political focus is very much on the general election, which will be upon us in less than 100 days, the starting pistol has been fired for those hoping to win a seat on Canterbury City Council. The Canterbury Conservatives became the first local party to announce their candidates for the …

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Passengers deserve better deal on fares

SINCE 2010, the Government has allowed train companies to hit passengers in Canterbury and Whitstable with massive fare rises of over 20 per cent. New fare rises came into effect on January 2, and last week both commuters locally and to London have been hit hard with price increases above the national average. Fairly-priced and reliable rail and other transport …

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Labour decries ‘undemocratic, incompetent’ ward boundary changes

The Labour group say the proposals are biased. The LibDems said the proposals are undemocratic. The truth is that the proposals are now best described as “not applicable”. The changes proposed by Canterbury City Council, and accepted by the LGBCE, were explicitly based on the assumption that the Council would be operating under a “leader-and-cabinet” system. It looks increasingly likely …

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In brief

Man was drunk and disorderly CANTERBURY: A 21-year-old man has been bound over by magistrates for being drunk and disorderly at a hotel. Jonathon Slack, of Meadowvale, Derby, turned up drunk at the Castle House Hotel late on February 8 and tried to book a room with a promise he would pay them the next day. When the hotel staff …

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