By happy coincidence, soon after the publication of a very promising opinion poll result for the Liberal Democrats in Dominic Raab’s constituency I was off there for the latest of the mega-campaign briefing and training sessions being run around the country.
It’s another great sign of how well the party’s pilot project to mobilise grassroots supporters is going – funnelling such people into local campaign activities in a way that the party has not managed in the past. That’s particularly important as for every one paid-up party member, there are on average another three campaign supporters on the party’s lists. It’s a huge potential pool of volunteer help.
Next stop, Haringey…
With apologies to Matt Chorley for the headline.
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