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Peter Chowney campaigning to keep the Station Plaza Walk-In Centre open earlier this year.

People’s Vote endorsement boosts Labour candidate

Labour has received a boost with an endorsement for its candidate Peter Chowney from the People’s Vote campaign, which calls on Remainers to vote tactically. The move is a setback for the Liberal Democrats. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:52 Friday, Nov 15, 2019 In: Election 2019 Tags: Brexit labour Lib Dems Nick Perry Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Tactical Vote
Sally-Ann Hart appears to be a popular choice of candidate among her fellow Tories (photo: Sally-Ann Hart Conservative FB page).

Hart selected to stand for Tories, who come under fire from Labour and Lib Dems

The Conservatives have finally picked their candidate – Rother councillor Sally-Ann Hart. She will be the sole Leave representative, following the Brexit Party’s decision not to contest the seat. Meanwhile Labour has raised the core issue of housing, criticising the government’s starter home policy for producing nothing, while the Lib Dems claim to have made inroads into the Tory vote. Nick Terdre reports.

A Brexit Party candidate looks likely in Hastings & Rye following PM Boris Johnson's refusal to play ball with Nigel Farage. (photo: Wikimedia Commons, licensed under the Open Governent Licence v3.0).

Brexit Party candidacy looms in post Rudd Hastings

So there’ll be no Amber Rudd anywhere in the forthcoming general election, but whoever takes her place looks likely to be facing a Brexit Party opponent. The Labour and Lib Dem candidates have clashed over the Labour council’s regeneration policies. And – guess what? – Ukip is still lurking in the shadows. Nick Terdre provides an election update.

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