Local Conservatives spent the summer encouraging residents to respond to the consultation as we were acutely aware that this was probably the most effective way of influencing the NHS decision makers.
We delivered leaflets explaining the consultation to households and had a large team at the rally on Ealing Common on September 15th to physically hand out the consultation packs and explain to people how they might respond. It is gratifying therefore to see that such a lot of people took the trouble to respond. It is almost 1% of the population of the area and probably represents 3-4% of households. Wow!