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Cameron appeals to Rochester and Strood byelection voters

David Cameron has made his first foray into the crucial Rochester and Strood byelection with an appeal to voters to give him "one last go" at negotiating a better deal for Britain in Europe.

The Prime Minister - who is desperate to prevent another Conservative seat falling to Ukip's "people's army" - insisted that only he could deliver on his promised in/out referendum on membership of the EU.

With Tory MPs under instructions to make at least three campaign visits to the Kent constituency - and Cabinet ministers at least five - the Conservative high command is committed to do all it can to halt Nigel Farage's battle for the seat.

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Cameron hints at immigration announcement

David Cameron has hinted at a major announcement on immigration policy as he visited Rochester and Strood ahead of a crucial byelection.

"Of course it is one of the most important issues in this election," he said. "We will be setting out further steps in the weeks ahead."

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