BNP to contest Filton and Bradley Stoke seat

The British National Party (BNP) has announced that it is to contest the Filton and Bradley Stoke (FABS) parliamentary seat at the upcoming General Election. The news, which the BNP claims will “shock the party’s opponents”, was revealed in a posting on the far-right party’s website on Saturday (13th March). The article names “lifelong Bristol resident” David Scott as the

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Local students quiz prospective Members of Parliament for Filton and Bradley Stoke

Over 130 sixth form students at Patchway Community College took local politicians to task on Friday (12th February) over issues facing the country in the next General Election. In a tutorial session earlier in the week students had discussed key issues of particular interest to them and prepared some questions that were put forward to prospective parliamentary candidates from the

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Conservatives odds on to take Filton and Bradley Stoke in General Election

Bradley Stoke is likely to represented by a Conservative MP after this year’s General Election if odds recently published by Ladbrokes prove accurate. The bookmaker has installed the Conservative candidate for the new parliamentary constituency of Filton and Bradley Stoke as the 1/6 favourite. The Liberal Democrats are second in the betting at 6/1, followed by Labour at 10/1. Bradley

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Peter Tyzack chosen to fight general election for Lib Dems

South Gloucestershire councillor Peter Tyzack has been chosen as the Liberal Democrat’s candidate for the new Filton and Bradley Stoke (FABS) parliamentary constituency at next year’s general election. Cllr Tyzack becomes the third Liberal Democrat to be nominated to fight the seat after the resignations of two previous candidates. Emma Bone quit “for family reasons” in 2008, while John Kiely

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John Kiely resigns as Lib Dem PPC for Filton and Bradley Stoke

Local Liberal Democrats have suffered a setback in their campaign to win the parliamentary seat of Filton and Bradley Stoke (FABS) at the next general election with the news that their prospective candidate has resigned. John Kiely was selected in April 2008 as the party’s prospective parliamentary candidate (PPC) for the newly created FABS constituency. He wasted little time in

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