YORK TORIES AT CONFERENCE DAY 3: JULIAN STURDY DRINKS RECEPTION

On Tuesday 30th September, it was another busy day at conference. There was a multitude of prominent speakers which members enjoyeD, including:

  • The Home Secretary, Theresa May MP
  • Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan MP
  • Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP
  • Mayor of London, Boris Johnson

During the day the York Tories were involved in telephone canvassing for the Party’s 40/40 Target Seats. Using a brand new, state of the art calling system – Connect2015 – members contacted voters all over the country.  They made calls for many Prospective Parliamentary Candidates throughout the day, including Andrea Jenkyns (PPC for Morley and Outwood). Andrea has been a speaker for the York Tories and is aiming to oust Ed Balls in May 2015.Members also joined with Hampshire and Isle of Wight CF in calling for Mims Davies (PPC for Eastleigh) and Flick Drummond (PPC for Portsmouth South).

After a hard working day, the society was able to relax at a drinks reception with Julian Sturdy, MP for York Outer and PPC for York Central, Robert McIlveen. It was great to see so many other members of York Conservative Association in attendance also.

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Hugo Graham