Apologies to those who posted messages while I was on holiday - I was expecting to be able to access the internet and the arrangements I made met with a technical hitch. Blogging will resume as from today
Chris Whiteside is a Conservative activist who lives in Whitehaven in the Copeland constituency and borough with his wife and family. Chris was recently elected chairman of the Conservative party's Cumbria area. He was previously Conservative parliamentary candidate for the Copeland constituency in 2005 and 2010.