Local News

Happy New Year

2018 was a busy year, with a lot of campaigning work helping to deliver solid successes in Canterbury, Maidstone, Ashford and across Kent. Through 2018, Stephen also worked hard across the South East and right across the wider UK, promoting the Conservative cause.

Stephen Bates campaigning in Kennington by-election to Ashford Borough Council

Stephen Bates was very pleased to see Nathan Illfe elected to Ashford Borough Council after a hard fought and tight campaign for the Kennington ward, which Nathan won by 20 votes. Stephen was delighted to see a fellow Brake Bros candidate being elected in Ashford and believes Nathan will do a sup

Ashford Association Annual Dinner

Stephen Bates enjoyed an excellent and thought provoking speech from TomTugendhat at Ashford Conservatives annual dinner with DamianGreen. It was great to see so many people attending the event and to hear the wisdom of two super MPs at this very important time for our country

Kent Area Conservatives Conference, Canterbury, Saturday 17th November 2018

I’m delighted to announce our 2018 Kent Area Conference is being held in beautiful Canterbury, in conjunction with Canterbury Conservatives, on September 17th November 2018. We have a notably high calibre line-up of top speakers. Tickets are free but on a first come first served basis.

Stephen Bates Campaigning in Canterbury

Stephen Bates enjoyed being back in beautiful summer weather with Canterbury Conservatives campaigning hard listening to residents and sharing highlights of great @CanterTory manifesto for 2019 #LocalElections in Canterbury

Stephen Bates back campaigning in Maidstone

Stephen Bates enjoyed being back out with Maidstone Conservatives camping with hard working local candidate Jonathan Purle for local elections in May 2018