The Electioneering Begins…

As a wet,windy and dreary January slowly draws to a close it seems a long way away from the merry month of May. It must seem even further away for the poor souls who have chosen to participate in ‘Dry January’ or ‘Veganuary’ . It must feel like it’s been a month of ‘Blue Mondays’ !

However make no mistake the electioneering for the local Wirral Council elections due to be held in May have already begun in earnest. So remember every press release, every utterance a local politician makes, every leaflet drop, every stall set up outside the Co-ey by party campaigners is all designed to secure your vote.

It’s great for us – the leaks are gushing like an oil geyser . Talking of which it would appear that the electorate of Pensby, Eastham ,Oxton and Wallasey are in for a special treat as the Local Campaign Forum of the local Labour Party are apparently wanting to  target these particular areas. So at least the lucky people who live in these wards can now look forward to four months of glad handing and door stepping…

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We predict that the 2019 local elections will be particularly interesting, not so much the results but the pre-purdah palaver as prospective elected members of all political parties embark on a charm offensive that, in some cases , will be guaranteed to be more offensive than charming. Just don’t let them kiss your babies…