Shapps looks to the future

PUBLISHED: 02:36 02 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:19 26 October 2009

YOUTH was high on the agenda for an onlooking MP hoping for Tory success. MP Grant Shapps was backing young hopefuls including Hannah Berry and Paul Smith to victory. However Mr Shapps dismissed chances of a Tory whitewash. He said: I m

YOUTH was high on the agenda for an onlooking MP hoping for Tory success.

MP Grant Shapps was backing young hopefuls including Hannah Berry and Paul Smith to victory.

However Mr Shapps dismissed chances of a Tory whitewash.

He said: "I'm hoping to see us at least retain as many seats as we did last time.

"I'm very impressed with the candidates we've put forward and it's great to see a lot of younger folk coming through.

"I'd be very keen to see them take seats.


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