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Archived: Parliamentary Hustings in Oakley – don’t miss it!

Here’s a question; why would anyone vote to reappoint the football manager who got the team relegated and nearly made them bankrupt? It wouldn’t happen would it? So why would anyone vote for Ed Balls to become our next Chancellor of the Exchequer when he was part of the economic problem in the first place? Is he […]

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Archived: How ambitious are our Mayoral candidates?

I hope the mayoral candidates look at this site before they come together for a hustings live on BBC 3CR on 30th April. I have some questions for the candidates and I submitted them today. Sarah Cox, the editor of the Beds on Sunday, replied and invited me to ask two questions on the night. I’m not […]

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Archived: Mogadishu?! Read my latest ‘In Touch’ campaign leaflet here…

I must the only local candidate in Bedford Borough who can claim to use the words al Qaeda and Mogadishu in a campaign leaflet! Please read about me and leave a comment. Vote Ade Clewlow on 7th May.

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Archived: The candidates list is out; but there is only one who is committed to the people of the Ward…

So Bedford Borough Council has announced the candidates for Oakley Ward ahead of the election on 7th May.  And it is clear I am the only candidate who is making any effort to connect with people in Oakley, Pavenham and Stevington. It’s not a surprise that the list is littered with paper candidates  – essentially each […]

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Archived: Connecting with people in Oakley Ward…

I decided to stand as a Borough Council candidate for the Conservatives over Christmas and was endorsed in early January.  I started knocking on doors immediately and it has been a wonderful experience so far.  OK, so some people are rude and ignorant and close the door very quickly, but the vast majority of people are […]

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Archived: On the campaign trail.

February 2015 I spent a couple of hours canvassing with Alistair Burt earlier in the year.  To make changes in the Ward and the Borough, it is essential to have good relationships in Westminster. If Alistair is re-elected in the General Election, I am confident that he will do all he can to support me as […]