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The Conservative conference looks a bit awkward because barely anyone’s turned up

Post by Sassy on Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:03 am

The Conservative conference looks a bit awkward, because barely anyone has turned up. The main conference hall was noticeably empty when Conference Chairman Andrew Sharpe took the stage:



The Ruth Davidson speech was half empty:



Step away from the main hall, and the conference looks a bit like a ghost town:



Unfortunately for the Conservatives, the conference wasn’t just having a slow first day. Before midday on 2 October, the main hall looked even emptier:



The Canary approached the Conservative Party for comment, but had received none at the time of publication.
‘Smell of decay’

The Conservative Party’s falling membership corresponds with its lack of grassroots attendance. On top of losing a parliamentary majority, Conservative membership has dropped to around 100,000, according to Conservative Home. When put into historical context, such a low membership figure is even more striking. At its peak in 1953, the Conservative Party reportedly boasted about 2.8 million [pdf, section 2.2, p8] members. Labour peaked around the same time, enjoying over 1 million [pdf, section 2.2, p8] members.

Today, it’s all changed. The Conservative Party has refused to publish membership figures since 2013, when the figure stood at 134,000. This led Conservative Home to say:

Any organisation that won’t declare a figure has the smell of decay about it. Will 2018 be the year when Tory membership drops to below six figures?

By contrast, Labour Party membership had reportedly skyrocketed to 552,000 by June this year. That’s an increase of around 380,000 since Labour supporters elected Jeremy Corbyn as leader.

Last week, the packed Labour conference seemed to reflect the swelling grassroots support for the party:





LABOUR CONFERENCE

https://www.thecanary.co/uk/2017/10/02/conservative-conference-looks-bit-awkward-barely-anyones-turned-images/

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Re: The Conservative conference looks a bit awkward because barely anyone’s turned up

Post by Handy andy on Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:06 am

It is a dismal effort and a disaster of a conference. Gove waxing lyrical about selling pigs ears to China. You cannot make it up.
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Post by Shady2 on Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:44 pm

Sassy wrote:The Conservative conference looks a bit awkward, because barely anyone has turned up. The main conference hall was noticeably empty when Conference Chairman Andrew Sharpe took the stage:



The Ruth Davidson speech was half empty:



Step away from the main hall, and the conference looks a bit like a ghost town:



Unfortunately for the Conservatives, the conference wasn’t just having a slow first day. Before midday on 2 October, the main hall looked even emptier:



The Canary approached the Conservative Party for comment, but had received none at the time of publication.
‘Smell of decay’

The Conservative Party’s falling membership corresponds with its lack of grassroots attendance. On top of losing a parliamentary majority, Conservative membership has dropped to around 100,000, according to Conservative Home. When put into historical context, such a low membership figure is even more striking. At its peak in 1953, the Conservative Party reportedly boasted about 2.8 million [pdf, section 2.2, p8] members. Labour peaked around the same time, enjoying over 1 million [pdf, section 2.2, p8] members.

Today, it’s all changed. The Conservative Party has refused to publish membership figures since 2013, when the figure stood at 134,000. This led Conservative Home to say:

   Any organisation that won’t declare a figure has the smell of decay about it. Will 2018 be the year when Tory membership drops to below six figures?

By contrast, Labour Party membership had reportedly skyrocketed to 552,000 by June this year. That’s an increase of around 380,000 since Labour supporters elected Jeremy Corbyn as leader.

Last week, the packed Labour conference seemed to reflect the swelling grassroots support for the party:





LABOUR CONFERENCE

https://www.thecanary.co/uk/2017/10/02/conservative-conference-looks-bit-awkward-barely-anyones-turned-images/


No,not grass root support for the party but a number of terrorist group supporters such as Antifa,Black lives matter,Momentum and other violent far left yobs.

Remember,Labour lost the election and they will never convince the majority of voters to vote for an extremist party,which is what Labour is now.

The messiahs bubble is already bursting because many young people are asking how Labour will pay for all the goodies that they have promised.
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Re: The Conservative conference looks a bit awkward because barely anyone’s turned up

Post by Sassy on Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:32 pm




I think you have forgotten how to do anything else, it's really quite boring now lol
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Post by Shady2 on Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:43 pm

Sassy wrote:


I think you have forgotten how to do anything else, it's really quite boring now lol

Typical momentum hiding from the truth......LOL!
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Re: The Conservative conference looks a bit awkward because barely anyone’s turned up

Post by Sassy on Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:46 pm

Oh shady, you silly ol pretend pirate, you do make ai laugh lol
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