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Do you enjoy good food, meeting new people and would enjoy listening to a wide variety of fascinating speakers?

Well, Devizes Constituency Conservative Association's Ladies Lunch Club may very well be of interest to you.   
 
Our thriving Club meets six-times a year at the delightful North Wiltshire Golf Club, situated in the heart of the Downs, between Calne and Devizes.  We would be delighted if you could join us for our next gathering on Monday 18th January, when Mr Kevin Walsh is coming to speak about the exciting new development of Devizes NHS Treatment Centre.

Why not give us a try?  You would be made to feel most welcome.

To find out more, please don't hesitate to give the Club's Chairman, Janet Giles a call on 01380 850327.

RESULT - General Election - Devizes Constituency

2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULT - Devizes Constituency

Declared at 4.35am

CLAIRE PERRY (CONSERVATIVE) = 28,295 VOTES (ELECTED)
Majority increased from 13,005 to 20,751

DAVID POLLITT (UKIP) = 7,544 VOTES

CHRIS WATTS (LABOUR) = 6,360 VOTES

MANDA RIGBY (LIB DEM) = 3,954 VOTES

EMMA DAWNAY (GREEN) = 2,853 VOTES

The turnout was 71%.Thank you for your support.

DCCA Officers Management Team 2015/16 Elected

At the Association’s Annual General Meeting held on 20 February, the Officers elected to serve upon its Management Team for the year 2015/2016 are as follows:

Chairman - Mr Richard Gamble - (RE-ELECTED)
Deputy Chairman (Fund raising) - Mrs Jackie Dicks - (RE-ELECTED)
Deputy Chairman (Political) - Mr Philip Whitehead - (NEW)
Hon Treasurer - Dr Martin Hamer - (RE-ELECTED)
Membership Officer - Mr Jonathan Lewis - (RE-ELECTED)
Branch Liaison Officer - Mrs Ann Merrett - (RE-ELECTED)
Campaign Support Officer - Mr Roger Dobson - (NEW)
CWCC Chairman - Mrs Jane Lee - (RE-ELECTED)
CEC Chairman - Mrs Janet Giles - (RE-ELECTED)
CPF Chairman - Mrs Ann Merrett - (RE-ELECTED)
CF Chairman - Ms Freya Lewis - (RE-ELECTED)

President - The Hon. Lady Keswick - (RE-ELECTED)

Vice-Presidents - Mrs Brenda Blyth, Mrs Jackie Dicks, Mrs Frances Mills, Dr Harry Beckhough MBE, Mr Jerry Willmott CBE QFSM, Lt. Col. Derek Jarvis DFC (Rtd.), Mrs Kay Davie & Mr Ken Carter - (RE-ELECTED)

Vice-Presidents - Mrs Janet Giles, Mr Mike Smith & Mr Lionel Grundy OBE - (NEW)

Kennet Valley Branch WINTER SUPPER

Fyfield House, Bath Road, Fyfield, near Marlborough  (SN8 1PU) by kind permission of Mrs Anstice Baring.        
Parking on site.    
£19.50 including a 2-course Supper and drinks.  Raffle. 
ALL WELCOME.
Apply to Mrs Susanne Stedman, 4, Rookery Meadow, Lockeridge.  SN8 4EW. sastedman@sarsendv.co.uk / 01672 861658

Seasons Greetings

The Association would like to wish its members and all those living in the Devizes Constituency a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2015 bring you good health and happiness.

Claire Perry's Business Dinner 2014

Claire is delighted to welcome Brandon Lewis MP as this year's special guest speaker at her annual Constituency Business Dinner.Brandon is the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Local Government, Planning & London.  He was elected as Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth in May 2010, taking the seat from Labour, and in 2012 Brandon was appointed Minister at the Department for Communities and Local Government, with a particular brief to revive local High Streets before being promoted to Housing & Planning Minister earlier this summer.  Before Parliament, Brandon worked as a barrister and was leader of Brentwood Borough Council from 2004-09.

As you may know Housing and Planning are key local issues and it would be fantastic if you are able to join us for a delicious dinner and stimulating conversation!

7.00 for 7.30 pm.
The Bear Hotel, 2-3 The Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire. (SN10 1HS)

ALL WELCOME!

Tickets are £50 (to include wine).  To reserve your place contact Mr Ian Philpott (01672)  512675 / office@devizesconservatives.org.uk