There was a suggestion of dirty tricks: “I am left concerned that a widely suggested candidate for national chairman has apparently been promoted using the Conservative Party’s Team2015 mailing lists and the Conservative Party social media accounts. I do not believe such conduct is in the spirit of democracy that our party has always stood for and I am not prepared to appear to condone this by remaining in office”, she told.
Consider the screen shot made available to this blog recently. The site, rightofcentre.co.uk, is off air at present, but the image is believed to be genuine. The article being promoted, “Failed CF Chair candidate takes down embarrassing Thatcher award video” is about Ms Sewell. And look who appears to be egging on the author by “liking” it - Mark Clarke. It seems he was first one out of the blocks to do so.