How will you vote?
PUBLISHED: 16:18 22 April 2010 | UPDATED: 10:54 12 August 2010
After the televised debate between the leaders of the three main parties the Times visited Beckenham to check out the opinions on the street. Here s what YOU told us...
After the televised debate between the leaders of the three main parties the Times visited Beckenham to check out the opinions on the street.
Here's what YOU told us...
Supermarket worker Ann Steele, 66, from Penge, said: "I did not think a lot of the debate. David Cameron looked a
complete prat. He looked like a toff. He has got no idea. His children go to state schools, but where? In Notting Hill. And he was educated at Eton. I think Nick Clegg came out the best. I am a
Retired police officer Michael Concannon, 69, from Beckenham, said: "I quite enjoyed it. I expected it to be quite boring. I will be voting for the Liberal Democrats. I was obviously quite impressed with Nick Clegg."
Wine butler John Butterfield, 50, from Beckenham, said: "I thought Brown came off worse. The expenses scandal was terrible. I always vote Tory."
Mortgage broker Richard Wilhelm, 35, from Orpington, said: "It was pretty much what I expected really. I was pleasantly surprised when they started to have a go at each other. Nobody came out better than
anybody else. I am still
Teacher Judy Down, 60, Beckenham, said: "It was nothing spectacular. It made me think more about how I will vote. I vote Conservative but I would like to see the Lib Dems do well. I was just disappointed with David Cameron and I thought Gordon Brown did better."
Retired hospital worker Maggie McCrory, 66, from Beckenham, said: "Nick Clegg was definitely the winner. I felt that David Cameron was all over Gordon Brown. But Brown went for Cameron and wouldn't let go. I have voted Liberal Democrat because of the war in Iraq. Now it is between Nick Clegg and David Cameron."
Full-time mum-of-one Liz Preni, 38, from Beckenham, said: "I will vote for the Liberal Democrats. It was re-enforced by their economic policies. I don't trust David Cameron. It looked like Gordon Brown got his knickers in a twist. I normally vote Labour but we need a change.
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