Warsi's lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham

Sayeeda Warsi’s fiction that the Tories fought a full campaign in the Oldham East by-election is in tatters tonight. Michael Crick has published the official figures from Oldham Council, which reveal that the Conservatives spent less than UKIP.

Despite reports that the cabinet had discussed how to help the Liberal Democrats win in Greater Manchester, the Conservative chair was telling anyone who would listen that the Tories took the campaign “extremely seriously”Scrapbook would enjoy watching her attempt to spin this graph:

But what do you expect when your party leader can’t remember the name of your candidate?

3 Comments

  1. Political Scrapbook says:

    NEW –> Warsi's lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://bit.ly/eRqSpN

  2. RT @PhilCane UKIP outspent the Conservatives in the Oldham by-election, finishing 2,400+ votes and 7% behind them http://bit.ly/eRqSpN

  3. RT @psbook: NEW –> Warsi's lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://bit.ly/eRqSpN

  4. Andy S says:

    RT @psbook: NEW –> Warsi's lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://bit.ly/eRqSpN

  5. jbw says:

    RT @psbook: NEW –> Warsi's lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://bit.ly/eRqSpN

  6. Warsi’s lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://j.mp/eogwb5

  7. RT @David_MacLean: Warsi’s lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://j.mp/eogwb5

  8. RT @David_MacLean: Warsi’s lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://j.mp/eogwb5

  9. RT @David_MacLean: Warsi’s lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://j.mp/eogwb5

  10. RT @David_MacLean: Warsi’s lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://j.mp/eogwb5

  11. Major Plonquer says:

    Ten thousand pounds can obviously buy a LOT of curries.

  12. Alessandre says:

    Considering the Conservatives are by far the richest party at the moment this is very telling.

  13. Petre says:

    The graph proves nothing. As every true conservative knows, just throwing money at something doesn’t make it better.

  14. Warsi’s lies exposed: Tories were outspent by UKIP in Oldham http://bit.ly/g05Tvi

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