Representatives of that soon-to-launch charity The Society for
Distressed Ex-Tory MPs may have learnt a lot from a certain seminar at
this week’s Charityfair 97.
For, nestled between presentations by campaigner Bea Campbell and
arch-feminist Germaine Greer at the Islington event, was a spiel by one
Clifford tells me: ’More and more charities are finding it harder to get
their message across. Basically, I tried to pass on bits and pieces that
could be of use in getting coverage.’
And any special advice for Tory candidates facing windows of
’They should move to South Africa, where they should have been for the
last 20 years.’
I don’t think he’s referring to their interest in sport.