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Pastimes: Out on the doorstep

by Nicholas Hillman

HUNDREDS of thousands of people across Britain are members of poli­t­ical parties. Although many simply pay an annual subscription, others join to meet like-minded people at social events. It is only a small min­ority who pound the streets, knock on doors, and try to sell a particular message.

As we enter the busy General Elec­tion period, this seemingly eccentric hobby will become ever more im­portant. I should declare an interest (as they say in ...

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