Blog is a collection of diary entries, news, gossip and other Cotswold
David Cameron wins second round of Tory voting
David Cameron and David Davis will enter into 6 weeks of campaigning now that they have fought off the challenge of Liam Fox in the latest round of voting to decide the new Conservative leader today.
The result, announced at 17:30, confirmed the increasing support for Witney MP David Cameron who received 90 votes in this second round of voting by Conservative MPs.
Pre-campaign favourite David Davis finished in second place with 57 votes. Liam Fox was third with 51 votes and will now drop out of the competition.
In the first round of voting David Davis won 62 votes, David Cameron won 56 and Liam Fox won 42 votes.
This news update was posted to the Cotswolds web site within 60 seconds of the result being announced making us one of the first internet resources to report the result
: 20/10/2005 17:30:55
recent Cotswolds news items
Woodstock's outdoor heated swimming pool reopens for summer on Saturday 22 April.
With a 25 metre main pool and a depth of 3.5 metres, it is ideal for diving enthusiasts and there is a separate pa... [more]
Members of a youth club are celebrating after councillors agreed a £50,000 grant to help build their new purpose-built home.
The Woodstock Youth Centre will now press ahead with its plans to const... [more]
Tourism is set for a boost from afar after a glowing report from a Middle East delegation.
A seven-strong party made up of TV representatives and social media influencers from Saudi Arabia and Duba... [more]
To view the