Macgregor’s Letters and Press Releases
Kate Smith (letters 29th
Sept) will be disappointed to discover that the phones in Liberal HQ have not
been ringing wildly since the Tory party leadership result. Why is this?
Because none of us want to join them.
Just take for example the comments
in her letter, she talks about Euro MEP Roger Helmer; "He has a duty to
be moderate in a volatile international situation, but he ratchets up the
rhetoric. To talk of the worst terrorist atrocity perpetrated on
This proves that the Liberals will
do anything, say anything, or be anything to get votes. There is no chance of
a Euro-sceptic like Roger Helmer will join the Liberals. There is even less
chance of my joining them.
Liberal Democrats are positioning
themselves to the left of Labour. They are getting closer to the Trades
Unions, they would raise taxes, they would make
These are all good reasons for voters
not joining the Liberals. Not many will be interested in going the Liberal
So Kate's hope of gaining new
members that way remains just that - a hope.
Candidate 2001, Erewash