Almost 200 people attended a ’thank you’ party at the Winter Garden, organised by the Eastbourne Conservatives, to thank all the activists, supporters and others who were part of the election victory which saw the town return a Conservative MP at the recent general election.
Following a speech by new MP Caroline Ansell, there was a speech from Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd, who is now Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.
Following the speeches there was dancing into the small hours to the music of swing band ‘Dirty Martini’.
Caroline said: “A great night was had by all, and it was wonderful to get together again to celebrate the victory we achieved in May.
“I am very grateful to everyone who played a part no matter how small in the result which saw not only a Conservative MP in Eastbourne, but also a Conservative majority Government.”
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