There's an interesting article in today's Independent "The Fight on The Beaches" about "the seaside seats that really count." The Independent looks at Hastings, Weymouth and Blackpool North
This paragraph on Hastings resonated
The trust the locals have set up to save their pier is "non-party political", says Felix Robinson. "But it has to be said that Labour has done a lot for Hastings over the past decade, whereas the Tories have been pretty useless locally."
Maybe a Cameron government would come down and kick the local Tories into shape?
"I'd like to think so," Robinson says, "But I'll believe it when I see it."
In South Thanet there's the High Speed 1 fastest trains in the country, rebuilt schools, masses of new buildings at the QEQM hospital, new doctor's surgeries from the Labour government...and the Conservative record?
Bertie Biggles latest posting shows how ineffective local Conservatives have been.