'Tawdry' Conservative Party campaign marred by election betting scandal, Ruth Davidson says

Credit: Sky News- Published on June 21, 2024
The Conservative Party is seen as "sleazy" and "grubby", Ruth Davidson has said, as two of its candidates are being investigated over alleged bets placed on the election date.

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Published on June 24, 2024 -  00:41
James Cracknell condemns party members' election day bets
James Cracknell, the Conservative candidate for Colchester, criticised party members for betting on election day in an interview with ITV News. He said, "When I knock on people's doors and they ask about members of my party placing bets, I’m not going to say, 'I agree with it.' People are trusting me with their one vote." Cracknell emphasised the need for voters to trust him completely, underlining the challenge of maintaining that trust amid controversies within the party. Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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