Tottenham Conservatives are in the process of selecting a parliamentary candidate. We had forty applicants, of all backgrounds and nationalities. Six have been chosen for interviews and, on Saturday, that number will drop to three. The final meeting, which will be held soon afterwards, will be open to all paid-up members.
Contrast this to the local Lib Dems - they advertised Tottenham in Liberal Democrat News, their members' newspaper, and only got one applicant! News reaches Hunter that their PPC, David Schmitz, is on the verge on quitting. Who could blame him, approaching his sixtieth birthday and being a father to a two year-old? In addition, he is, according to one Lib Dem-supporting poster, also kept busy feeding David Lammy's cat (I'm not making this up!)