It's good to back in Teesside. Proper beer, proper fish 'n' chips and a proper accent.
It's been a hectic weekend in the by-election HQ with hundreds of helpers each day. There is a really positive atmosphere and Jody Dunn is a first rate candidate.
Just like Hodge Hill and Leicester the Labour campaign has been entirely negative and personal. This just spurs on the Lib Dem activists to work even harder.
We are getting a very positive response. I suspect it will be a close run thing on Thursday.
The only downside is that with conference last week I have hardly seen the kids. Will send them postcrads tomorrow.