A picture opportunity for campaigning Tories in this week's Camden New Journal was somewhat undermined by the grinning group being snapped in front of an estate agent's board reading "For Sale - Camerons Stiff & Co". Camden New Journal's deputy editor Richard Osley writes on his blog: "It was only when I picked up this week’s New Journal and saw Tom Foot’s story and picture about the 35-MP Tory assault on Hampstead and Kilburn that my eyes looked to the right and spotted something I hadn’t seen when the page was being laid out… oops, look at the estate agent board behind Chris Philp’s gang of campaigning Conservatives. The most innocent of things, but surely not the first choice of election backdrops for this lot…"
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