24-year-old Tory teacher Jack Hickey seeks to loosen Labour's grip on Leicester



A 24-year-old primary teacher has been given the task of trying to loosen Labour's political grip on Leicester. Jack Hickey has been elected as chairman of the Leicester Conservatives.
The Tories have all but been wiped out as a force in the city in recent years and have just one elected member on the city council - to Labour's 52 - and have fallen well behind in mayoral and parliamentary elections.
The Leicester Conservatives have also been beset by infighting which last year resulted in their former local leadership team being sacked after an inquiry by the national party hierarchy.
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27 September 2016 in Regional East, Views: 36
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