Meeting Brunel University students in Hayes
A warm welcome awaited Sayeeda in Richmond as she continued her Chairman’s tour on Thursday.
Activists in Richmond gathered to greet her at her first stop – a Q&A for members with Zac Goldsmith MP. Sayeeda addressed concerns from local issues to Syria.
After a morning of canvassing, Sayeeda continued to Twickenham to meet local press.
In an interview with the Surrey Comet she lent her support to Boris Johnson before this summer’s elections for London Mayor and urged Lib Dem voters opposed to Ken Livingstone to vote Tory in May.
“It’s not my job to go easy on the Lib Dems. It’s my job to go out and fight every seat,” she said.
Later she was welcomed by activists in Hayes, including a group of Brunel students who asked questions on cabinet relations.
Campaigning with Zac Goldsmith MP
- Baroness Warsi and Henry Smith MP meet the Crawley News
On Thursday Sayeeda was back on the campaign trail in Crawley.
She was welcomed by the town’s MP Henry Smith MP and Association Chairman Liam Marshall-Ascough before meeting with the local press to discuss her visit.
Sayeeda was shown around Sussex House, a new development site in the town centre which promises to bring hundreds of jobs to the area, before a behind the scenes tour of the town’s Hawth Theatre.
Moving on to Sutton, Sayeeda met up with Conservatives out campaigning for Worcester Park by-election candidate Simon Densley, who joined Sayeeda for a discussion with local businesspeople.
Sayeeda then boarded the train back to London to attend the opening of the Hajj exhibition at the British Museum.
On the final regional tour of 2011 Sayeeda started the day by visiting Cheadle to meet the team and hear about the campaign to restore Gatley Clock before dropping in to Heald Green Mosque to meet the community.
Starting the penultimate tour of the year, Sayeeda travelled to Stroud to meet with Neil Carmichael MP for a tour of Lister Shearing Ltd, a local business who has benefited from the investment made by the local council into the regeneration zone. Read more
Starting the day in Reading, Sayeeda met with the local community as she spoke at a women’s empowerment seminar before travelling down to speak at the North West Hampshire CWO Christmas Lunch.
Starting a two day tour of the North West and North East, Sayeeda started her day in Pendle at the Ace Centre with Andrew Stephenson MP before going live on air on Pendle Community Radio.
Today Sayeeda visited the Eastern region to campaign ahead of the local elections and AV referendum. Starting the day in Saffron Walden, Sayeeda visited the town centre to meet supporters manning a No2AV street stall in Uttlesford. After that it was off to Chelmsford to visit the CAB with Councillors before stopping off to meet volunteers manning the No2AV streets stall at Chelmsford Station. The day ended with a Meet the Chairman being hosted in Billericay followed by the Basildon and Billericay Conservative Association annual dinner.
Today Sayeeda toured the South East region. She met with Jonathan Lord MP in Woking following an invitation for her to join him at a community meeting. Following this she was off to Winchester with Steve Brine MP to meet with Conservative Councillors on Hampshire CC. She then went to Mid Sussex to sign a clean campaign pledge with their team before travelling to Hove to campaign with Mike Weatherly MP, finally ending the day in Arundel and South Downs as guest speaker at a dinner for Nick Herbert MP.
Today Sayeeda began a two day regional tour to the South West. She visited Central Devon with Mel Stride MP, Torridge and West Devon, Camborne and Redruth with George Eustice MP, North East Somerset with Jacob Rees Mogg MP, Kingswood with Chris Skidmore MP, Bristol East and finally with Jack Lopresti MP in Filton and Bradley Stoke. (3rd Feb 2011)
Today Sayeeda launched the new Conservative Policy Forum at the Old Custard Factory, Birmingham with Oliver Letwin MP and Lady Fiona Hodgson ahead of undertaking a tour of the region, including Stafford, Cannock Chase, Burton and Erewash.