Labour announces Wycombe candidate for General Election

David Williams QC

David Williams QC

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LABOUR has selected its candidate to battle for the Wycombe seat in the General Election – which will be held one year from today.

David Williams QC, who works as barrister in London specialising in family law, will be looking to secure the votes of Wycombe residents when they go to the polls on May 7, 2015.

Mr Williams, who lives in Chorleywood, grew up in Bedfordshire and studied law in Leicester before he qualified as a barrister in 1990.

He has worked in criminal, employment and personal injury law before moving into family law in 2000. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2013.

Mr Williams said: “Having spent 20 years working in the justice system, I have seen on a daily basis the struggle that many ordinary people face – whether through poverty, prejudice or powerlessness – and I believe that I can make more of a difference by seeking election to parliament.

“I believe that Labour’s fundamental values of fairness, equality and community remain as relevant today as they ever were. We believe in a fair deal for all, not just the few.

“We believe in respect and equality, where we embrace differences and where we know that working together for the future, as a family, a community, a union, a society and internationally achieves more than acting alone.

“I know Wycombe faces challenges like every community across the country, whether it is school funding and selection, closure of A&E in Wycombe General, the availability of social housing or the cost of living crisis.

“The Labour party, nationally and locally, has the vision to address these problems and the ambition to do so for the benefit of all not the few.

“I hope over the next year to meet as many of the residents of the Wycombe constituency as possible and to deliver the positive message that Wycombe Labour represents.”

Mr Williams has been an active Labour member since the late 1980s and has been on the Executive Committee of the Society of Labour Lawyers.

He said he enjoys mountain biking, motorbikes, football and his family.

Riaz Ahmed, Wycombe Labour Chairman, said the party is “delighted” to name Mr Williams as its candidate and backed him to be a “great MP”.

He said: “David understands what it is like for people suffering from this Government’s policies, forced to take cut back on basic essentials and forced to accept charity from foodbanks.

“He will make a great MP for Wycombe and we look forward to working with him to get Labour representation for Wycombe at national and local level.”

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12:17pm Wed 7 May 14

stir up says...

Where does he live and will he move locally if he gets in
Where does he live and will he move locally if he gets in stir up
  • Score: 4

1:53pm Wed 7 May 14

Darren Hayday says...

This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction! Darren Hayday
  • Score: 7

5:19pm Wed 7 May 14

smallvillager says...

Darren Hayday wrote:
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
For the record, Steve Baker was living in the area before he was selected. I'm not a conservative, just someone who saw him in my local church even before he was an MP or a candidate.
[quote][p][bold]Darren Hayday[/bold] wrote: This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction![/p][/quote]For the record, Steve Baker was living in the area before he was selected. I'm not a conservative, just someone who saw him in my local church even before he was an MP or a candidate. smallvillager
  • Score: 1

5:41pm Wed 7 May 14

sparky49 says...

A true Labour man then? Not. A lawyer for twenty years and a QC to boot.
When will the Labour party start having real candidates from a real working class background?
It's like the Tory's having a Trade Unionist standing for them, hold on wasn't Tebbit in the pilots union?
Politicians dont you just hate them all self serving parasites
A true Labour man then? Not. A lawyer for twenty years and a QC to boot. When will the Labour party start having real candidates from a real working class background? It's like the Tory's having a Trade Unionist standing for them, hold on wasn't Tebbit in the pilots union? Politicians dont you just hate them all self serving parasites sparky49
  • Score: 5

7:36pm Wed 7 May 14

yog says...

“I know Wycombe faces challenges like every community across the country, whether it is school funding and selection, closure of A&E in Wycombe General, the availability of social housing or the cost of living crisis." _______________
Too right you know about them!!!!!!! -

It was your Labour Government that stripped our Hospital of Services and Downgraded our A&E!!!!!!! -

It was your Labour Councillors who connived with the Tories to sell off our Housing Stock!!!!!

He is showing all the qualities that Labour demand of their members. Selective memories and a huge dose of Hypocrisy.
“I know Wycombe faces challenges like every community across the country, whether it is school funding and selection, closure of A&E in Wycombe General, the availability of social housing or the cost of living crisis." _______________ Too right you know about them!!!!!!! - It was your Labour Government that stripped our Hospital of Services and Downgraded our A&E!!!!!!! - It was your Labour Councillors who connived with the Tories to sell off our Housing Stock!!!!! He is showing all the qualities that Labour demand of their members. Selective memories and a huge dose of Hypocrisy. yog
  • Score: 3

11:09pm Wed 7 May 14

Mr Silent Majority says...

Darren Hayday wrote:
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament.

He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far.

Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.
[quote][p][bold]Darren Hayday[/bold] wrote: This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction![/p][/quote]The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament. He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far. Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual. Mr Silent Majority
  • Score: -13

11:10pm Wed 7 May 14

Marcus Khalil says...

yog wrote:
“I know Wycombe faces challenges like every community across the country, whether it is school funding and selection, closure of A&E in Wycombe General, the availability of social housing or the cost of living crisis." _______________
Too right you know about them!!!!!!! -

It was your Labour Government that stripped our Hospital of Services and Downgraded our A&E!!!!!!! -

It was your Labour Councillors who connived with the Tories to sell off our Housing Stock!!!!!

He is showing all the qualities that Labour demand of their members. Selective memories and a huge dose of Hypocrisy.
Oh its wonder woman Julia yet again with her same old lines she keeps banging on about! Lets wait to see who Lib Dems put - hope its not YOU!
[quote][p][bold]yog[/bold] wrote: “I know Wycombe faces challenges like every community across the country, whether it is school funding and selection, closure of A&E in Wycombe General, the availability of social housing or the cost of living crisis." _______________ Too right you know about them!!!!!!! - It was your Labour Government that stripped our Hospital of Services and Downgraded our A&E!!!!!!! - It was your Labour Councillors who connived with the Tories to sell off our Housing Stock!!!!! He is showing all the qualities that Labour demand of their members. Selective memories and a huge dose of Hypocrisy.[/p][/quote]Oh its wonder woman Julia yet again with her same old lines she keeps banging on about! Lets wait to see who Lib Dems put - hope its not YOU! Marcus Khalil
  • Score: -1

11:13pm Wed 7 May 14

Marcus Khalil says...

Mr Silent Majority wrote:
Darren Hayday wrote:
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament.

He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far.

Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.
Outstanding....sure I agree with Darren on this one! The only place Steve has his head is up his own ar*e. How about you list anything constructive Steve has done for Wycombe apart from sitting on the fence as he always does.
[quote][p][bold]Mr Silent Majority[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Darren Hayday[/bold] wrote: This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction![/p][/quote]The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament. He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far. Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.[/p][/quote]Outstanding....sure I agree with Darren on this one! The only place Steve has his head is up his own ar*e. How about you list anything constructive Steve has done for Wycombe apart from sitting on the fence as he always does. Marcus Khalil
  • Score: 3

9:17am Thu 8 May 14

Darren Hayday says...

Mr Silent Majority wrote:
Darren Hayday wrote:
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament.

He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far.

Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.
What tripe! - He's even said to me, that he only deals with Conservatives (members, voters or Cllrs). Grow a pair of balls and right under your own name. Troll.
[quote][p][bold]Mr Silent Majority[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Darren Hayday[/bold] wrote: This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction![/p][/quote]The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament. He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far. Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.[/p][/quote]What tripe! - He's even said to me, that he only deals with Conservatives (members, voters or Cllrs). Grow a pair of balls and right under your own name. Troll. Darren Hayday
  • Score: 1

5:47pm Thu 8 May 14

Robert.M says...

smallvillager wrote:
Darren Hayday wrote:
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
For the record, Steve Baker was living in the area before he was selected. I'm not a conservative, just someone who saw him in my local church even before he was an MP or a candidate.
Yeh and he is still a useless individual that has done nothing at all to help Wycombe, all he has ever done is anything that will boost his highly over inflated ego, and keep him as a Cameron yes man.
[quote][p][bold]smallvillager[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Darren Hayday[/bold] wrote: This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction![/p][/quote]For the record, Steve Baker was living in the area before he was selected. I'm not a conservative, just someone who saw him in my local church even before he was an MP or a candidate.[/p][/quote]Yeh and he is still a useless individual that has done nothing at all to help Wycombe, all he has ever done is anything that will boost his highly over inflated ego, and keep him as a Cameron yes man. Robert.M
  • Score: 7

5:49pm Thu 8 May 14

Robert.M says...

Mr Silent Majority wrote:
Darren Hayday wrote:
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament.

He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far.

Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.
What planet are you living on ???? Baker has done nothing at all for Wycombe.
[quote][p][bold]Mr Silent Majority[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Darren Hayday[/bold] wrote: This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction![/p][/quote]The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament. He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far. Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.[/p][/quote]What planet are you living on ???? Baker has done nothing at all for Wycombe. Robert.M
  • Score: 8

12:17am Sun 11 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

Mr Silent Majority wrote:
Darren Hayday wrote:
This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards.
These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area.
We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area.
And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further.
The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket.
The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing!
There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days.
This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party.
Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction!
The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament.

He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far.

Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.
How does he do all that?

I would have said he was a very average and conformist Conservative MP.
[quote][p][bold]Mr Silent Majority[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Darren Hayday[/bold] wrote: This just goes to show people the real workings of our so called 'Democracy'. This gentleman has no connection to Wycombe - nor did our current MP Steve Baker till he first got elected then moved into the area afterwards. These are career Politicians who are either cutting their teeth and using Wycombe as a stepping stone or they are Parachuted into the area. We should be seeing local folk standing as candidates, people that know the town and the area. And before someone starts pointing the finger at me and saying it’s obvious that I mean me, etc - no I would not stand as a candidate as the rot in the system goes even further. The main political parties (including UKIP) all have financial backing and are the only ones that can afford to put candidates up in an area such as Wycombe. If I stood as an Independent I would be lucky to get a few hundred votes and have to pay out thousands from my own pocket. The whole system above local politics is a glass ceiling and the only people that can really change it are the 3 main parties – who have to date = done nothing! There they are wondering why less people bother voting these days. This is a prime example of why not. Another barrister on his way to get elected as a Labour MP somewhere up north, but first showing to his party that hes a good and trusted little fellow who has to go through the motions of running his own election campaign and not coming last and embarrassing himself or his party. Wycombe = a safe Tory seat – even though many Conservatives will vote UKIP or not bother voting again = Steve Baker will get re-elected in a year’s time with a reduced majority…. I wouldn’t even get a pound from the bookies for placing that prediction![/p][/quote]The usual drivel. Steve Baker has done an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament. He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives, and is head and shoulders above the candidates listed for Wycombe so far. Your argument is a completely ignorant and baseless one as usual.[/p][/quote]How does he do all that? I would have said he was a very average and conformist Conservative MP. Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 0

12:35am Sun 11 May 14

Undercover Euro Yob says...

... an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament.
He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives



Oh dear - can he leap tall buildings with a single bound as well?
[italic] ... an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament. He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives [/italic] Oh dear - can he leap tall buildings with a single bound as well? Undercover Euro Yob
  • Score: 1

12:41pm Mon 12 May 14

mistamina says...

Undercover Euro Yob wrote:
... an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament.
He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives



Oh dear - can he leap tall buildings with a single bound as well?
More interested in finding out the position of Baker/Ukip/Independe
nts & Libs on funding for schools, shortages of local places in community schools and unfair selection?
(Not asking Labour - they r still asleep.)
[quote][p][bold]Undercover Euro Yob[/bold] wrote: [italic] ... an outstanding job representing this constituency as one of the most independently minded and thoughtful MPs in Parliament. He represents ordinary voters, engages with all sections of the community in Wycombe, has a complete grasp of all the local and national issues that effect our lives [/italic] Oh dear - can he leap tall buildings with a single bound as well?[/p][/quote]More interested in finding out the position of Baker/Ukip/Independe nts & Libs on funding for schools, shortages of local places in community schools and unfair selection? (Not asking Labour - they r still asleep.) mistamina
  • Score: -1

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