Deighton set to quit Tory Youth Leader race.



tbg can tonight reveal that Conservative Future Chairman hopeful James Deighton is rumoured to be bowing out of the race to secure the top job at CF.

The current Best Practice Officer on the Tory Youth National Executive hasn't made much headway since his announcement to stand.

One CF'er told tbg - "Last week I heard from one of Deighton's people that he's considering pulling out of the race. He's either scared he'll lose or he's been victim to bullying by the same slate other candidates have suffered from."

The rumour comes on the day that allegations surfaced toward a slate harassing a candidate, labeled a "bullying campaign", in the Conservative Future National elections.

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