With General Election fever mounting, the latest opinion poll shows the Commonsense Party heading for a resounding victory locally. No less than 60% of a cross section of Audlem voters* say they want Commonsense to be returned to Government, leaving the traditional parties trailing well behind.
Rumours that the newly-formed Commonsense Party has its roots in Audlem have been circulating for some time. A draft copy of the party's election manifesto found in the village gives credibility to those rumours.
While Audlem Online aims for political neutrality at all times, it's easy to understand the Commonsense Party's sudden rise to prominence. Amongst a host of eye-catching proposals, the party proposes:
*The poll was carried amongst 10 elderly gentlemen after a few drinks on 1st April 2010.
** The Leader's perk, we understand.
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