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UK voters' panel: Vanessa Walters

MEET THE PANEL
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.

UK VOTERS' PANEL: TORY LEADER
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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