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General Election 2015: Who’s standing in North Thanet

A safe seat for the Conservative Party, North Thanet has been represented by Conservative stalwart Sir Roger Gale since its inception in 1983. The constituency consists of the northern and west of the Thanet district and Herne Bay, which is part of the Canterbury district. Who’s standing in 2015? Roger Gale – Conservative Party George Cunningham – Liberal Democrat Frances Rehal …

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POLL… General Election 2015: your candidates in Herne Bay

Comments (0) PARLIAMENT has dissolved and the starting gun has been fired for the 2015 General Election campaign. Six candidates are standing for the Thanet North constituency, which includes Herne Bay and has been held by Conservative Sir Roger Gale since 1983. Here is a look at the runners and riders hoping to secure the seat on May 7. Sir Roger …

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Hundreds sign libraries petition, says Herne Bay Labour group

Labour supporters with parliamentary hopeful Frances Rehal (wearing red hat) Comments (0) HUNDREDS of people have signed a petition asking the county council not to transfer its library services to a charitable trust, Herne Bay Labour Party has said. Party supporters were collecting signatures for their Save our Library Services petition on Saturday at their stall in Mortimer Street. It called …

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Youth crime commissioner Kerry Boyd to stand for election in Birchington South in Thanet as a Conservative councillor

Kent’s first youth crime commissioner is to stand for election for the Conservatives in Thanet. Kerry Boyd is featured in the party’s list of candidates being put forward for the election in May. Today marks the completion of her year-long contract as crime youth commissioner, a role created by the Kent commissioner Ann Barnes. Margate’s Kerry Boyd was appointed youth …

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Ukip leader Nigel Farage is coming to Herne Bay

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will be in Herne Bay on Saturday morning to open a constituency office in town.The opening is scheduled for 9am and Mr Farage will be in town to support Piers Wauchope, who is the party’s general election candidate in Thanet North, which includes Herne Bay.The new office is at 101 Mortimer Street and was formerly the …

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Sir Roger Gale

Many years ago, I knew a Conservative MP who was knighted one New Year. He was rather glum about it, believing (correctly, as it turned out) that this was his Party’s way of saying Thank you… and goodbye. It was not a signal that his effort had been recognised and rewarded, and that greater efforts were hoped for. No, it …

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