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UK voters' panel: Vanessa Walters

Vanessa Walters
Name: Vanessa Walters
Age: 27
Lives: Walthamstow, London
Works: Writer
Last general election voted: Liberal Democrats
Original voting intention: Labour
In 10 words or less:
"Single city dweller into art and people"

I am not surprised at all that David Cameron has won the Tory party leadership.

Earlier on in the campaign, I thought he would fall on his sword when his private life came under scrutiny.

But by the later stages of the race the press was firmly behind him.

I think David Davis was unfairly condemned for one, albeit important, poor speech at the Conservative Party Conference.

He also would have made a great Tory leader and was a shoe-in prior to that speech.

However, with the in-fighting behind them once again, at least the Conservatives can begin on a real high this time with no visible dark clouds.

It may all yet fizzle out to nothing.

Cameron will certainly be no match for Tony Blair.

However, Gordon Brown will face a big challenge from Cameron, not least the fact that Cameron makes him look old!

Once Brown becomes Labour leader he will have to work hard against Cameron's youthful and good-natured persona.

I think that Labour should be very afraid.

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