Tuesday, 17 September 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked CF Chairman Resignation Letter Criticises 'Lack of Leadership' in Wales.

Craig Lawton pens letter to Wales CF Chairman

TBG can exclusively reveal a leaked letter of resignation by Craig Lawton, the Chairman of South Wales West Conservative Future [CF], to the leader of the Conservative Party's youth brigade in Wales.

Following numerous criticisms aimed at the Wales CF leader, it was thought that calm had finally been restored to the Tory Party in Wales. However, this most recent revelation from a local Welsh chairman is aimed to raise more questions about the state of Wales CF.

Mr Lawton, who is also the Chairman of Swansea West Conservative Association, stated in his email to Mr Harries that he was resigning because his "busy schedule" meant he "would struggle to give the role of Chairman for South Wales West CF [his] full attention."

A source close to Mr Lawton however said - "Craig has been involved with CF in Wales for a long time now and I know that he is extremely disappointed to see such a lack of inactivity at the top." Mr Lawton who also refers to a "lack of leadership... within Wales CF."

Regional Welsh elections have not taken place after they were called off earlier this year, with Wales CCHQ apparently taking charge in organising & overseeing fresh elections.

Mr Lawton's resignation goes on to say "It is my hope that you will, in your role as Chairman of Wales CF, find the time therefore to carry out a full election for both regional representatives and officers so that Wales CF can regain the leadership and driving force that it, unfortunately, appears to have lost."

A local source told tbg - "Such a damning indictment upon the Wales CF leadership further highlights the fact that the Wales CF has not organised any elections", since national elections concluded back in March this year.


Anonymous said...

Despite the fact that there has been relative 'calm' in Wales CF recently, Chris Harries still hasn't taken the opportunity to do anythng at all!

The 'calm' has only come about because of repeated promises over action, elections and leadership from Harries, none of which has happened.

Good on Craig Lawton for ratcheting back up the pressure on Harries here. Harries = Useless Chair.

Anonymous said...

TBG is great at reporting two things:

1) The Hancock sex investigation.
2) Christopher Harries scandals in Wales.

Keep it up!

Anonymous said...


UKIP Young Independence will be setting up in Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Swansea soon. We will be at all fresher fayres. We offer a new and fresh view on politics.

Don't bother joining CF, look at all the crap they cause in Wales. Crust isn't a very good chair either is he now?

So join the UKIP bandwagon today!

Anonymous said...

Ccchooooo Chhoooooo *CRASH*

The Jager train has detailed and crashed in the Severn!

Tom Giffard said...


Anyone under the age of 30 who uses the term 'Talyhoo!' has to be a member of UKIP...

Anonymous said...

Quite Tom, quite right.

We operate on a strickt membership criteria good sir. Red trousers are compulsory, polyester jumpers however are not. Do you comply?

Anonymous said...

Harries needs to go now before he drags CF dkwn any further.

Anonymous said...

Can not believe I can't wear my polyester jumpers without fear of discrimination anymore.

Anonymous said...

or laughs because I don't spend £80 on one white cotton shirt.

Anonymous said...

"So join the UKIP bandwagon today!
talyhoo!" Well doesn't that just tell the real story, they're only any good at joining Bandwagons, no original thoughts at all. UKip or UKippers, just a bit too fishy for my liking, otherwise known as Sell your Grandma Party because they will say anything to get a vote.

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