Top NW political journalist Jim Hancock tipped Tim Farron to hold his seat with an increased majority when spoke in Maghull recently. He cited Tim as the sort of Liberal who will be very hard to shift.
This evening we learn that the Tory HQ in Kendal burnt down last night. Conservative Home has the story. It is interesting that one of the comments on the story reads 'bearded man in sandals seen running from site...' which really tells you a lot about the folk there