Indie Candidates Go Blogging

A political campaigner behind the blog Independent MPs has been in touch with the Independent Network as he is keen to promote independent candidates by profiling them on his popular site.

Patrick Smith, the author of Independent MPs, is requesting that candidates send him responses to a set of questions featured below. 

Mr Smith notes that he will not edit responses unless there are obvious grammatical mistakes and that all articles will be positive towards candidates.

Mr Smith’s blog regularly discusses topics of interest to independent candidates, such as electoral reform and current elected independent representatives.

Mr Smith can also be found on Twitter:

Any candidate wishing to feature in Mr Smith’s blog, should answer the questions below and include a photo and send them to

Questions for candidates:

1) Name

2) Constituency

3) Why do you want to be an MP?

4) Why do you want to stand as an independent?

5) What are the main issues facing your constituency?

6) How do you think you can make a difference?

7) What are your five main manifesto points?

8) What one thing would you like to say to voters in your constituency?

9) Where can voters find out more?

10) Please send a photo when you return the questions.

Please return to

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