EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Canning Rumoured to run for Tory Youth East Chairman.


Will Canning be on time, this time?

TBG can reveal that Stephen Canning, latecomer to the race for Deputy Chairman Political of Conservative Future whom received widespread support including an endorsement from this news-site, is rumoured to be launching a bid for the hotly debated position of Eastern Regional Chairman.

Canning is a district councillor in Braintree and is currently Chairman of Essex Conservative Future.

Former National Chairman Ben Howlett praised Essex CF as being "a lot better now than it was 3 years ago" under the Canning chairmanship in a messages posted on Twitter. Howlett also thanked the Essex Area Chairman "for all you (Canning) have done over the last 3 years".

tbg was unable to get a comment from Stephen Canning but a senior London CF’er said that were the former National Executive candidate to stand he would be a - "Formidable opponent".