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Congratulations also to our own conservative candidate Ed Argar, who received a phone call from our new Prime Minister, asking him to continue in his Ministerial Post as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice.  Great news and well deserved.

Leadership Election

Thanks to all those Charnwood members who supported and voted in the recent Leadership Election.  We heard today that 139,318 members voted, a ‘turn-out’ of 87.4%.  Boris and his team have certainly hit the ground with energy and enthusiasm.  Let us hope that they manage the very daunting challen


Despite recent turbulent times, our Charnwood Association party membership, has seen a welcome steady increase – from a figure of some 270 last year, current membership has risen to 313 – an increase of 43 members or almost 16%.

Charnwood ‘bucks the trend’ in May Local Elections

Compared with other areas locally and nationally Charnwood did very well in the May Local Elections.  Our thanks to all who voted or campaigned across our area.  Our then MP Ed Argar was delighted with the good results.

Anstey Ward by-election December 20, 2018

Anstey Ward By-Election

Due to the sad death of Cllr John Sutherington (Lib Dem) a by-election was held on December 20, 2018

It was a two horse race and our candidate was Prof. Paul R Baines.


After months of campaigning, leafleting and canvassing in all types of weather. It our pleasure to announce that Edward Argar has been reelected as the member of parliament for Charnwood.

Election results:

ARGAR, Edward John Comport The Conservative Party  33,318