When politicians take an issue seriously they plan for it. If there’s no plan there’s no commitment.
Workington hustings – Trust
A political lightweight thinks the electorate is stupid and tries to make us believe that every politician is basically acting in good faith. The experienced and competent stateswoman knows that people deserve better than to be patronised and condescended to by a jumped up potato. That’s why Sue Hayman (Labour) answers the question with candor and understanding. Mark Jenkinson (conservative) really has a very long way to go before he’ll be able to square up to a candidate of Sue Hayman’s calibre.
Mark Jenkinson: Workington man
An interview with the potato!
Mark Jenkinson is the Tory candidate for Workington. In the past he’s supported Labour, the Conservatives, stood for parliament with UKIP and now for the Tories.
This is the ’empty chair’ interview he wouldn’t agree to take part in.
Interviewing Copeland’s Labour candidate, Tony Lywood
Tony Lywood is Labour’s candidate for the West Cumbrian constituency of Copeland. Copeland used to be a Labour stronghold until 2017 when it fell to the tories in a by-election. Tony is determined to win it back!
An interview with Jill Perry, Green party candidate
Jill Perry is a #WorkingtonWoman. She’s the Workington constituency’s parliamentary candidate for the Green Party. I caught up with her this week to see what she had to say.