Bolton is ‘vital to Tory win’

Bolton is ‘vital to Tory win’

Bolton is ‘vital to Tory win’

First published in News

VICTORY in Bolton is crucial to the Conservatives winning a majority government at the next election, David Cameron has claimed.

The Prime Minister was addressing Northern party leaders — including Bolton Tory chiefs — at the Midland Hotel in Manchester as s part of a tour of the North West.

He met with Bolton Conservative leader Cllr David Greenhalgh, deputy leader Cllr Andy Morgan, Astley Bridge councillor Hilary Fairclough, and Bradshaw councillor Mudasir Dean.

In 2010, Labour won Bolton West with a majority of only 92 votes after six recounts, and at the meeting Mr Cameron dismissed claims that his party “didn’t care about the North” and said success in the borough was vital.

He told party members that, in 2015, voters would face a “straight choice” between the Conservatives and Labour. But he was told by the Bolton contingent that some government policies and their effects on local government were proving unpopular.

Cllr Morgan said: “He said “people say the Conservatives don’t care about the North, but we do”, that the North was crucial to the country, and that we need to win Bolton seats if we’re going to win the next election.”

Cllr Morgan added: “He said the Government was making difficult decisions which were hard to sell on the doorstep but that by 2015 we’ll have got through this, the economy will be on the mend and people will give us that credit.

“He said that people will then have the straight choice between a party which is trying to mend the economy, or giving the keys back to the party which drove us into this ditch in the first place.”

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11:10am Mon 7 Jan 13

berushka says...

But first you have to make the people see sense, and with Bolton folk continuously voting in a Labour Council year after year, and even after seeing the mess they and their previous Government did to Britain, went on to elect another brace of useless women to represent them in Parliament. Unfortunately, many voters live in the 'my Dad voted Labour all his life, and so will I' syndrome, and even as the world collapses around them as a result of their beloved party's ineptitude, they stick to this principal as if it was a duty.
But first you have to make the people see sense, and with Bolton folk continuously voting in a Labour Council year after year, and even after seeing the mess they and their previous Government did to Britain, went on to elect another brace of useless women to represent them in Parliament. Unfortunately, many voters live in the 'my Dad voted Labour all his life, and so will I' syndrome, and even as the world collapses around them as a result of their beloved party's ineptitude, they stick to this principal as if it was a duty. berushka
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2:36pm Mon 7 Jan 13

lindlandl says...

berushka wrote:
But first you have to make the people see sense, and with Bolton folk continuously voting in a Labour Council year after year, and even after seeing the mess they and their previous Government did to Britain, went on to elect another brace of useless women to represent them in Parliament. Unfortunately, many voters live in the 'my Dad voted Labour all his life, and so will I' syndrome, and even as the world collapses around them as a result of their beloved party's ineptitude, they stick to this principal as if it was a duty.
Yeah, it's a bit like your syndrome of being obsessed with a place that you appear to despise, that you left, according to you, over 20 years ago, and your inane compulsion of making narrow-minded, ignorant, patronising, judgmental and extremely negative comments about people who, thankfully, don't happen to have the same opinions as you in your, apparently, and again according to your previous posts, fur-lined 17 bedroom mansion in Utopia or the Czech Republic, 'near the Swiss border' or wherever you've claimed to live most recently. Your political views are hardly surprising, but your deeply misogynistic views, previously noted, as well as your attitude to people less fortunate than yourself are hardly a fantastic advert for any other political party that you may hold dear. Perhaps people continually vote in a labour council because they consider the alternative, not the ideal.
[quote][p][bold]berushka[/bold] wrote: But first you have to make the people see sense, and with Bolton folk continuously voting in a Labour Council year after year, and even after seeing the mess they and their previous Government did to Britain, went on to elect another brace of useless women to represent them in Parliament. Unfortunately, many voters live in the 'my Dad voted Labour all his life, and so will I' syndrome, and even as the world collapses around them as a result of their beloved party's ineptitude, they stick to this principal as if it was a duty.[/p][/quote]Yeah, it's a bit like your syndrome of being obsessed with a place that you appear to despise, that you left, according to you, over 20 years ago, and your inane compulsion of making narrow-minded, ignorant, patronising, judgmental and extremely negative comments about people who, thankfully, don't happen to have the same opinions as you in your, apparently, and again according to your previous posts, fur-lined 17 bedroom mansion in Utopia or the Czech Republic, 'near the Swiss border' or wherever you've claimed to live most recently. Your political views are hardly surprising, but your deeply misogynistic views, previously noted, as well as your attitude to people less fortunate than yourself are hardly a fantastic advert for any other political party that you may hold dear. Perhaps people continually vote in a labour council because they consider the alternative, not the ideal. lindlandl
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3:36pm Mon 7 Jan 13

temujin says...

The UKIP vote cost the Tories Bolton West in 2010.

What will be done to counter this in 2015?
The UKIP vote cost the Tories Bolton West in 2010. What will be done to counter this in 2015? temujin
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4:54pm Mon 7 Jan 13

Rocket_Scientist says...

The tories are wasting their time in Bolton they should just admit defeat now. By the time 2015 comes folk will be begging to get rid of the buggers.
The tories are wasting their time in Bolton they should just admit defeat now. By the time 2015 comes folk will be begging to get rid of the buggers. Rocket_Scientist
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6:27pm Mon 7 Jan 13

Beyond News Forum says...

temujin wrote:
The UKIP vote cost the Tories Bolton West in 2010.

What will be done to counter this in 2015?
I will not be voting for any of the big three idiots... UKIP are appealing however, and so are a couple of other indies.

Liebore - Are the Panda in Pandasville Craptown. They will never do anything good for this town except in the areas that they have representatives up for election... We all know where!

LibDem - Twits who are more or less the same as Liebore,

The Conmen are just that, conmen who are out to give back to the rich what Liebore robbed off them for the previous 12 years.

I won't be having my arm twisted by this useless democracy we live in... please people let us not forget that there are more candidates than the twisted big three ego's...
[quote][p][bold]temujin[/bold] wrote: The UKIP vote cost the Tories Bolton West in 2010. What will be done to counter this in 2015?[/p][/quote]I will not be voting for any of the big three idiots... UKIP are appealing however, and so are a couple of other indies. Liebore - Are the Panda in Pandasville Craptown. They will never do anything good for this town except in the areas that they have representatives up for election... We all know where! LibDem - Twits who are more or less the same as Liebore, The Conmen are just that, conmen who are out to give back to the rich what Liebore robbed off them for the previous 12 years. I won't be having my arm twisted by this useless democracy we live in... please people let us not forget that there are more candidates than the twisted big three ego's... Beyond News Forum
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7:22pm Mon 7 Jan 13

grimtown says...

I'll vote for anyone who will create a cleaner looking town center and stop building mosques.
I'll vote for anyone who will create a cleaner looking town center and stop building mosques. grimtown
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2:06pm Tue 8 Jan 13

berushka says...

lindlandl wrote:
berushka wrote:
But first you have to make the people see sense, and with Bolton folk continuously voting in a Labour Council year after year, and even after seeing the mess they and their previous Government did to Britain, went on to elect another brace of useless women to represent them in Parliament. Unfortunately, many voters live in the 'my Dad voted Labour all his life, and so will I' syndrome, and even as the world collapses around them as a result of their beloved party's ineptitude, they stick to this principal as if it was a duty.
Yeah, it's a bit like your syndrome of being obsessed with a place that you appear to despise, that you left, according to you, over 20 years ago, and your inane compulsion of making narrow-minded, ignorant, patronising, judgmental and extremely negative comments about people who, thankfully, don't happen to have the same opinions as you in your, apparently, and again according to your previous posts, fur-lined 17 bedroom mansion in Utopia or the Czech Republic, 'near the Swiss border' or wherever you've claimed to live most recently. Your political views are hardly surprising, but your deeply misogynistic views, previously noted, as well as your attitude to people less fortunate than yourself are hardly a fantastic advert for any other political party that you may hold dear. Perhaps people continually vote in a labour council because they consider the alternative, not the ideal.
Hello lindylandypandy, nice to hear from you again. Are you standing in for huffy puffy? Still spouting the same old jealousy ramblings I see. I despise all benefit scroungers, those who dwell in certain areas, who steal, con, drink too much, neglect their children, expect everyone else to feel sorry for them, are the first to call for and ambulance for silly reasons, but always find enough money for their cigarettes or beer, those who vote for the morons who are members of the labour monkeys, and then nothing but complain. Yes, I do have a very comfortable life, home, family and education, and you have to finally realise that there will always be types of people, those who have, those who want and go and get it, those who don't have and those who don't have and complain about anyone else that does. You are born to be what you will be, and only a small percentage will ever be able change their destiny. So please do not follow the ramblings or the others whose life is not as they would wish, it is not my fault. I am in my home on the Swiss border at the moment, but my heart is still in Bolton, where I was born and educated, and it makes me sad to see how down trod it has become, and the level of crime and social degradation that is reported within this newspaper day after day.
[quote][p][bold]lindlandl[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]berushka[/bold] wrote: But first you have to make the people see sense, and with Bolton folk continuously voting in a Labour Council year after year, and even after seeing the mess they and their previous Government did to Britain, went on to elect another brace of useless women to represent them in Parliament. Unfortunately, many voters live in the 'my Dad voted Labour all his life, and so will I' syndrome, and even as the world collapses around them as a result of their beloved party's ineptitude, they stick to this principal as if it was a duty.[/p][/quote]Yeah, it's a bit like your syndrome of being obsessed with a place that you appear to despise, that you left, according to you, over 20 years ago, and your inane compulsion of making narrow-minded, ignorant, patronising, judgmental and extremely negative comments about people who, thankfully, don't happen to have the same opinions as you in your, apparently, and again according to your previous posts, fur-lined 17 bedroom mansion in Utopia or the Czech Republic, 'near the Swiss border' or wherever you've claimed to live most recently. Your political views are hardly surprising, but your deeply misogynistic views, previously noted, as well as your attitude to people less fortunate than yourself are hardly a fantastic advert for any other political party that you may hold dear. Perhaps people continually vote in a labour council because they consider the alternative, not the ideal.[/p][/quote]Hello lindylandypandy, nice to hear from you again. Are you standing in for huffy puffy? Still spouting the same old jealousy ramblings I see. I despise all benefit scroungers, those who dwell in certain areas, who steal, con, drink too much, neglect their children, expect everyone else to feel sorry for them, are the first to call for and ambulance for silly reasons, but always find enough money for their cigarettes or beer, those who vote for the morons who are members of the labour monkeys, and then nothing but complain. Yes, I do have a very comfortable life, home, family and education, and you have to finally realise that there will always be types of people, those who have, those who want and go and get it, those who don't have and those who don't have and complain about anyone else that does. You are born to be what you will be, and only a small percentage will ever be able change their destiny. So please do not follow the ramblings or the others whose life is not as they would wish, it is not my fault. I am in my home on the Swiss border at the moment, but my heart is still in Bolton, where I was born and educated, and it makes me sad to see how down trod it has become, and the level of crime and social degradation that is reported within this newspaper day after day. berushka
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