Roy Jenkins visits Southwell

Roy Jenkins visits Southwell

Extracts from The Bramley 30 Years Ago March 19, 2013

Local SDP and Liberal supporters were able to meet SDP National Leader, Roy Jenkins, in Southwell last Friday. On his way to help in the Darlington by-election.

Roy Jenkins made flying visits to Newark, Southwell and Nottingham where he met and encouraged local candidates and supporters of the Alliance.

In Southwell he was introduced to a large crowd in the Admiral Rodney Hotel in King Street by the SDP Alliance prospective parliamentary candidate for Newark, Stuart Thompstone.

Mr Jenkins was able to pay a quick visit to the Minster calling in at Bennett’s Menswear Shop en route to meet a prospective Parish Council candidate Ben Brough.

Extract from The Bramley: March 1983