• Public meetings - this week Budleigh, West Hill, Whimple and Tipton, next week Ottery!

    16th March 2015 | News | Claire
  • Claire Wright, the Independent candidate for Devon East in the General Election, will be in Ottery St. Mary on Friday 27th March. Everyone is invited to this free meeting which begins at 7 pm. The venue is the Institute in Yonder Street. 

    Following a short speech, in which the candidate will outline the key points of her campaign, concentrating on important local issues, there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. 

    Claire, who was born in Devon and who has always lived in the area, launched her manifesto in Exmouth. She will explain how the results of her comprehensive survey, completed by many hundreds of local people, have revealed the concerns of the voters of East Devon. Additionally, more than a thousand conversations with local people and many visits to local businesses, as well as her experience as a town, district and county councillor, mean that the candidate is very familiar with the constituency and its problems. Indeed, it was the enthusiastic and extensive support in her successful bid for a seat on Devon County Council that prompted her to run for Parliament. Claire Wright will say how, if elected, she would be an active and energetic MP, working for the constituency.

    Public meetings are also scheduled Sidmouth (1st April at St Francis Church Hall, Woolbrook) and Exmouth (16th April at the Exmouth Rugby Club, Imperial Road). The Sidmouth meeting begins at 8 pm: the Exmouth event starts at 7 pm. 

    Street meetings

    On Saturday 21st March, Claire will be at a street meeting at The Square in Whimple at 10.00, followed by a visit to West Hill, outside the shop, at 11.00. At midday she will be at a street meeting in Tipton St. John, opposite the Golden Lion. More meetings are being planned for April and details will be posted on Claire’s blog:


    For an evolving list of events see here – http://www.claire-wright.org/index.php/post/dates_for_your_diary_and_useful_information

    Photograph:  With Mark van der Geizen at the Sidmouth public meeting last week.