"We covered a lot of ground in Overton during the evening, with an active team of eight. Anna McNair-Scott - the County Council candidate - and I picked up a fair amount of case work, and listened to the anxieties of people in Overton. They don't want to be swallowed up by Basingstoke; they are worried about the parking problems in the centre of the village and the growing traffic on the B3400. But they love living in Overton, and want to keep the character of the village.2
"They were interested in our plans to resist Prescott's ambitious house-building targets, and to help pensioners with the council tax."