Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Argyle advised to dump Holmes.

Holmes|Argyle launched their "Contract With You" today

tbg can confirm reports circulating that Deputy Conservative Future Chairman Candidate Charlotte Argyle has been advised to dump, or at least "distance" herself from running mate and Candidate for Tory Youth Leader, Paul Holmes.

OldLion.net reports that 28 year old Charlotte is becoming frustrated with Holmes' campaign as it seems to have has lost its tail wind over the past week or so.

"Frankly, Paul needs Charlotte more than Charlotte needs Paul. My advice to Charlotte would be this: make sure you retain your own voice during the campaign....make your own decisions....and don't be afraid to put some distance between yourself and Paul." - said a source.

Will the Holmes|Argyle camp survive the election campaign or fall apart upon entry? Well, Paul Holmes attempted to re-invigorate his effort today releasing his Contract With You stating a set of promises & policies Paul says he will deliver.

Conservative Future Chairman Candidate Holmes says - "As I wrote for The Huffington Post last week, Conservative Future is at its strongest for years. With a small but significant number of tweaks, it could become a powerful and fulfilling organisation for many years to come. The next national chairman should be willing and able to support you, listen to you and be your voice in CCHQ, the party and media. Our Contract with You identifies the top nine issues that we feel must be addressed over the next 15 months."

[Read] Holmes|Argyles' "Our Contract With You".


Anonymous said...

Charlotte should have stood independently as she would have won. She is a strong candidate but unfortunately chose a weak running mate.

A shame as she would have made a great NME member.

Anonymous said...

All due respect to these two for standing but I'd never heard of or seen either of them until they announced they were running.
Who are they?

Anonymous said...

I can understand why Charlotte chose to run with Paul at first - OldLion.Net runs a good analysis on this - but I think she should take stock of the current situation and not be quite so keen to appear in public with him anymore.

Anonymous said...

I agree. I would support Charlotte if she dumped Paul Holmes and ran as an independent heading into the short campaign. I think on balance Matt Robinson would make a much better Chairman and it would be refreshing to have a Northern Irishman at the helm of CF.

Anonymous said...

Adam Honeysett-Watts going ape over this on Twitter. HA HA!

Anonymous said...

hmm...this is a bit of a PR disaster for Holmes.

Anonymous said...

She should've dumped him long ago. The later she leaves it, the more toxic her connection with Holmes will be for her.

Anonymous said...

Either way, Manning is clearly the stronger candidate. With or without Holmes, what does Argyle know about campaigning in our marginals?

Anonymous said...

Charlotte's sexy and she knows it.

Anonymous said...

Argyle or manning- they don't have big campaigning shoes to fill


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