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After the Election

by Leon Duveen on 4 May, 2012

Unfortunately we didn’t win in Worksop South last night but the good news is we increased our vote on a lower turnout, indeed on percentage terms we more than doubled our share, bucking the national trend.   This means that, although we have a long way to go still, we are moving in the right direction.  […]

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An eventful weekend in the Worksop South campaign

by Leon Duveen on 29 April, 2012

Are Labour worried? This has been a quite an eventful weekend in the campaign.  Firstly we had a great day yesterday delivering leaflets around parts of the ward with help from fellow Lib Dems from across Nottinghamshire and also from Bolsover.  This meant we were able to get most of the Ward covered in one […]

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John Mann gets it wrong, again

by Leon Duveen on 29 April, 2012

John Mann is up to his normal tricks, misquoting & misrepresenting his opponents.  He has just put out a tweet which misquotes my final Election leaflet, being delivered around Worksop South before the election (read it on line at Worksop South Election Special – 120430). How sad that he has to resort to such tactics.  […]

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Labour reaction to story on post-election surprise

by Leon Duveen on 28 April, 2012

I bumped in to my Labour opponent on Saturday while out campaigning (us that is, didn’t see any signs of the Labour or Tory campaigns) and she was not happy with me and the story I published on the blog yesterday about what I had been told of Labour’s plans to introduce a mayor to […]

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Thanks to A A Grundi at The Worksop Guardian for pointing this out from the Labour leaflet for the elections next week. Yes, you are right, Labour has promised NOT to bring services to our local hospital! And they say the NHS is safe in their hands.  To judge from this they can’t even manage […]

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Update from the campaign in Worksop South

by Leon Duveen on 19 April, 2012

As you will all know, the weather this week has not been very good.  However, in spite of this I am still trying to get out to meet as many of you as possible before the election on May 3rd. From the feedback I have got when out canvassing last week, we are in with […]

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Alec Thorpe, the Conservative Party Candidate for Worksop South  has written to the Worksop Guardian this week (06/04/12)  to say, and I quote, “As an ordinary member of the public I find it disgusting that I can be named in your newspaper as a Conservative . . ” As Alec has stood for the seat […]

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Election Address 2012

by Leon Duveen on 6 April, 2012

Here is a copy of my Election Address for the Worksop South Ward – Election Address 2012 – Web version. I hope to get a paper copy to everyone in the Ward soon but you can read it hear first.

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Launching Our Election Campaign in Worksop South

by Leon Duveen on 4 April, 2012

As you will have realised by now, there are elections coming up next month.  This week I submitted my nomination forms to the Returning Officer to stand as a candidate in Worksop South.  I hope to be elected and to have the honour of serving you as your representative on Bassetlaw District Council. During the […]

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What are Labour up to now?

by Leon Duveen on 23 March, 2012

Last night I came across this letter from Cllr Barry Bowles in a the Worksop Guardian from 09/03/12 http://www.worksopguardian.co.uk/community/readers-letters/petition-is-pointless-1-4330532. For me the telling passage in the letter is: Re: a Worksop Bus Station – At the meeting of Carlton Parish Council on 14th February 2012, Labour County Councillor Alan Rhodes informed the council that agreement […]

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