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Conservative Party Conference

Caroline Ansell, Eastbourne & Willingdon's Parliamentary Candidate, joined colleagues from across the country at The Conservative Party Conference, held in Manchester this year.

“A DISGRACE !!” – Councillor Ansell Condemns Absence of Trust

Conservative Councillor and Prospective MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon, Caroline Ansell has thanked the two thousand people who showed their support at Saturday’s ‘Save the DGH’ march but has strongly condemned members of the hospital trust.

Cameron’s key adviser visits Eastbourne

Cllr. Caroline Ansell welcomed Conservative MP Claire Perry to Eastbourne on Friday to address a gathering of local party supporters and activists.

Caroline Ansell launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

Grant Shapps MP makes joint appearance with Caroline Ansell in Eastbourne Town Centre

The Right Honourable Grant Shapps MP, Conservative Party Chairman, today joined Caroline Ansell, Prospective MP for Eastbourne & Willingdon at Bankers Corner in Terminus Road where they conducted a canvass of public opinion ahead of the vote on James Wharton's Private Members Bill, committing an EU Referendum to law. Voting takes place in Parliament on 5th July.

Military Covenant – expression of support

I welcome that Eastbourne Borough Council has formally signed the joint local Community Covenant and embraced the principles which the Covenant upholds. With recent events in Woolwich, we are reminded, again, of the terrible price some pay in the service of our country, they and their loved ones.

Election Blues

Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Caroline Ansell, speaks to the Herald in the wake of the County Council Elections. “Disappointed? No, wider and deeper than that.

The future of maternity care at the DGH

I find it very disappointing that after all that has been said and done locally, these health bosses seem set to divert mums from home all the way to Hastings. We have a Secretary of State’s ruling that both Eastbourne and Hastings need consultant-led maternity services – down to East Sussex Health Trust to deliver this. The Trust needs to make public full information on its failed efforts to retain or recruit staff.

Brodrick Road Bridge

In the immediate term, I am pleased to report that cutting back overgrown shrubbery and improvements in lighting have already improved lines and sight and security. Talks continue between the Neighbourhood Panel and East Sussex County Council and further action is expected.