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Supporting the Queen Victoria Hospital

Local Conservatives including Councillors and our MP Sir Roger Gale are supporting the calls to keep services at Herne Bay's Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital. 

Success at Annual Dinner

The North Thanet Conservative Association Annual Dinner was once again a great success with excellent food in fantastic surroundings.

"City Life" article response

Canterbury City Councillor Jeremy Bellamy responds to the wild claims made by a Liberal Democrat colleague in the 5th December edition of the "Kentish Gazette". 

Gale's View- Uprating Pensions

In the latest edition of "Gale's View" Sir Roger discusses the anomaly that has led to pensioners who have paid into the British tax system all their working lives receiving as little as £7 a week in pension when they decide to retire abroad. 

Could you become a Local Councillor?

Have you got what it takes to stand for the Conservative Party in Local Elections? North Thanet Conservatives are looking for potential candidates for the Council elections in 2015, and you could be just the person we're looking for! 

The danger of "legal highs"

Reculver Ward Councillor Jennie Edwards discussed the dangers of "legal highs" and discusses her own experience of watching friends deteriorate due to drug use.

Sir Roger Gale on the EU Referendum Bill

As part of his regular "Gale's View" column Sir Roger discusses the position of James Wharton's Private Members' Bill for an EU referendum. 

Labour's bedroom tax bluster

The chamber at Thanet District Council rang to the sound of socialist indignation on Thursday evening as councillors from the ruling Labour group worked themselves into a frenzy about the perceived cruelty of the so-called "bedroom tax". The only problem however was that they were wrong in almost every way, and North Thanet Conservative Future Chairman Jeremy Bellamy explains why. 

Local Conservatives fight for Kent Children's Centres

With consultation currently under way regarding the closure of Children's Centres in Kent, Conservative Canterbury City Councillor and Executive Committee member Jeremy Bellamy writes regarding the proposals and what your local Conservatives are doing behind the scenes to try and secure these vital services for the future. 

North Thanet Conservatives launch new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.