• I was very sad not to be elected on 12 December, but I've had a good Christmas and will be ready to resume my DCC work again in the new year, among other projects. Thank you so much to everyone who has been in touch to congratulate/commiserate with me on my election result of almost 26,000 votes. Still shy of victory by almost 6000. There has been around 1000 emails amazingly, so I am still responding to people! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and despite the national result and a big majority for the hardest line most right wing government in living memory, I hope we all [...]

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    Since the election was called on 29 October, the positive energy surrounding the Claire Wright campaign has rocketed. There has been more support than ever before behind Claire’s campaign. We have had several hundred supporters out door knocking, leafleting, installing election boards, attending public events and engaging with Claire’s campaign on social media channels.   Yesterday it was announced that that East Devon has seen an above-average rise in the number of newly registered voters – up 6 per cent or more than 5,000 people since 2017.   It is likely that the[...]

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