Day: 11/02/2018

Westborough voters are “scumbags”, says former Conservative candidate


For those who aren’t quite as avid followers of Southend local politics as your blogger, Daryl Peagram was the Conservatives’ candidate for the Southend West ward of Westborough in 2015 and 2016. On both occasions he was unsuccessful, losing to Labour both years and going from second to third between the two years.

His campaigns were most remarkable for his bizarre election literature, but nowadays he runs a niche and little-followed Facebook page where he approaches local politics with fury and factual accuracy of Fox News across the pond.

Today he’s helping out the Tories’ campaign in the ward for 2018 — by, err, describing residents as “scumbags”.

Read on…

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