Tag Archives: Hillman

Where Parliamentary Candidates in Cambridge Disagree With Their Parties

Cambridge No2ID, Amnesty International Cambridge and Cambridge Oxfam Group hustings held on the 22nd of April 2010 At the Cambridge No2ID, Amnesty International Cambridge and Cambridge Oxfam Group hustings held on the 22nd of April 2010 Cambridge’s candidates were asked where they disagree with their parties. They responded saying: Tony Juniper – Green Mr Juniper [...]

Green Tony Juniper’s View More People Should be Employed Obtaining Energy and Food

On the 28th of April 2010 at a hustings event organised by Transition Cambridge and the University of Cambridge Geography Department I asked: What do the panel think of the Green party candidate’s view that we should have, and it would be desirable to have, a greater fraction of our population working to obtain our [...]

Cambridge Hustings Events in Advance of the May 2010 Elections

Hustings at Clare College. Left to right: Martin Booth, Cambridge Socialists; Daniel Zeichner, Labour; Julian Huppert, Liberal Democrats; Tony Juniper, Green Party; Nick Hillman, Conservatives. In Cambridge we are lucky that there are a large number of hustings events at which it is possible to hear from our parliamentary candidates in person. The below upcoming [...]

Cambridge Cycling Campaign Hustings – Blanket 20 MPH Limit for Residential Streets

The Cambridge Cycling Campaign ran a parliamentary hustings event on the 6th of April 2010. One of key points discussed was 20 MPH speed limits in residential areas. Within Cambridge this is a matter which results in lots of passionate debate on both sides. Many members of ruling Liberal Democrat group on the City Council have [...]

Tuition Fees – General Election Spring 2010 – Cambridge

Tuition fees were thought to be a key factor during the last general election in Cambridge. The next parliament may well take key decisions on the subject so I think it is an area where it is important the candidate’s views are clear. I am publishing videos outlining my own views, as well as the [...]

Cambridge And Higher Education Cuts

At three minutes to midnight on Thursday, Cambridge City Council got round to discussing the impact of proposed cuts to university funding on Cambridge. By the time the item, towards the end of their full council agenda, was reached many Liberal Democrat councillors had gone home and even the mayor, who was chairing the meeting [...]

Conservative Nick Hillman – A Vision for Cambridge in 2020

On Wednesday the 10th of February 2010 Cambridge’s Parliamentary Candidates from the Labour, Green, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties debated their “vision for Cambridge in 2020″ at an event hosted by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership at B-Bar on Market Passage. Each candidate from the main parties outlined their vision for Cambridge [...]

Nick Hillman Selected as Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Cambridge

On the morning of the 12th of December 2009 I attended the Cambridge Conservative “caucus” which selected Nick Hillman as the Prospective Conservative Party Candidate for Cambridge in the next general election. The meeting was open to any resident of Cambridge who had registered to attend. Six candidates had been short-listed for the position and [...]

Prospective Conservative Candidates for Cambridge Announced

Those running in Cambridge’s “open primary” to select a Conservative Parliamentary Candidate have been announced: Nick Hillman The leading candidate appears to me to be Nick Hillman. Mr Hillman is the only one of those standing to have a personal / political website though even he only started his blog a week or so ago. [...]