Greg Hands asks: Where are all the other candidates for Chelsea and Fulham?

Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Chelsea and Fulham has expressed his surprise at the almost complete absence of campaigning activity from other parties in the local area.

So far this year Greg has put out three different leaflets in the constituency, but the only other political party who seem to have delivered leaflets are the Greens.

The Green Party’s candidate Guy Rubin works as a health researcher, protecting health patients through regulation. He served as an elected local Labour councillor on Hammersmith & Fulham Council for eight years between 1986 and 1994, before defecting to the Green Party in 2010. Mr Rubin stood as a candidate in the May 2014 London local elections.

Mr Rubin was also the only other candidate for Chelsea and Fulham to speak alongside Greg Hands in the hustings this week organised by the Hammersmith and Fulham branch of Age UK, at which Greg laid out what the Conservative Government has done to support older people since 2010 and what further measures they would to bring in, if elected for a second term in office.

Meanwhile Greg has been spending many mornings meeting with commuters at local tube stations including Fulham Broadway, Parsons Green, and Putney Bridge. Greg talked with morning commuters on their way to work about the Government’s record on the economy as well as their opinions on the London Underground and other local transport matters.

Greg Hands said, “I find it strange that the other candidates are not putting more effort into Chelsea and Fulham.  It seems the only parties who are taking the area seriously are the Conservatives and the Greens.”