Conservative Party chairman joins candidate on the campaign trail in Heywood and Middleton

Date published: 30 April 2024

The chairman of the Conservative Party showed his support for the party’s Heywood and Middleton parliamentary candidate Laura-Beth Thompson by joining her on the campaign trail last week.

Cabinet Minister Richard Holden MP joined Laura-Beth and local Conservatives knocking on doors, speaking to local people on the issues that matter to them.

He said: “It was great to join Laura and her team on the doorstep today here in Heywood.

“With her background as a Conservative councillor in neighbouring Rossendale, I know she cares passionately about her local community and would make a great MP representing the communities of Heywood and Middleton in parliament.”

Thanking Richard for joining her and the team, Laura-Beth said: “It was fantastic to have the party chairman join us for canvassing today. I know he’s a proud Lancastrian so is used to the rain!

“Having spent many hours knocking on doors, I know people here want a local MP to get on with the job and deliver on the Government’s plans on inflation, growing the economy, reducing debt, cutting waiting lists and stopping the boats.

“Until the next election, I will be working hard to show people here I am the right person to become their MP and help improve the lives of families right across the constituency.”

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