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Friday, 1 June, 2001, 11:14 GMT 12:14 UK
The voice of the people
Former Prime Minister John Major, who is retiring from politics, has been MP for Hungtingdon since 1979. At the last election he had a huge majority.
But now with new faces fighting the seat, what do the voters make of it all? Here, some of them have their say.
Will you vote? "I will vote Conservative. The Labour government will sell this country down the road."
What issues are most important to you? "Europe. We are going to be controlled by Europe, but we won't get any benefit from it. I still believe Britain is Britain and an Englishman is an Englishman."
Pauline Woods, retired.
Will you vote? "No, I'm not voting because the polling station is too far away from my house, but I'm not particularly interested. I think: 'Well let them get on with it'."
What issues are important to you?
"I think people tend to forget what it was like before Blair took over."
Will you vote? "Yes I will be voting Labour."
What are the important issues "I have had enough of the lot of them. It's a load of nonsense. Everybody talks and nobody does anything."
"I'm disillusioned with the whole lot of them at the moment."
Will you vote?"I'm anti-Europe. I'm definitely not going to vote Labour. I think if they get in we will see socialism back with a smack.
"The Europeans have got nothing we want. It's the other way around."
What do you think of people who do not vote?
Will you vote? "I probably won't vote. I'm not interested in politics at all. I don't care and I don't feel guilty."
Will you vote?
"I don't want to have a say in what's going on. I don't want to vote for Labour. But I don't want to make the wrong mistake so I might not vote at all."
Will you vote?
Issues "I think health is an important issue. I think the health service staff are so demoralised.
"And Europe. I wouldn't like to be governed by Brussels."
Will you vote?
"I think the Liberal Democrats are all right, but I think their leader is a bit wet, he doesn't seem to be that tough."
What are the important issues "Education, health care and child benefits are important."
Will you vote? "Yes. I'm voting Conservative. I have always been a Tory supporter. I'm a true blue."
What are the important issues
"Also it's disgraceful the way Labour has handled foot-and-mouth.
"They should have stopped all transportation of animals and they opened footpaths too early.
"I hate Tony Blair, I find him arrogant. He says one thing and does another.
"And the NHS, when Labour came to power they said they would do so much and people are still dying on trolleys."
Will you vote? Yes, I will be voting Conservative in the election. "
"I can't see Europe is going to make it any better than what they're doing now.
"The Conservatives say they're going to do a lot more for hospitals."
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