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The Tories and Liberal Democrats face off over a relatively small field of competitive seats, whilst an Independent seeks an upset in East Devon.
When asked for it, the three MPs presented none. The reason is simple: this supposedly sinister entryist army does not exist.
No less than the ERG, the group of three sees everything through the prism of Brexit – which, let it not be forgotten, they voted to support themselves.
The figure for the Kent seat is a disappointment for CCHQ – but it’s not disastrous in itself, and will help build a stronger voter base for now and next May.