It was one of those classic campaigning moments.
Three of us had just about finished in Vernon Avenue, when we found six Conservatives just starting in the road, including:
Mark Francois (MP)
Stephen Castle (County councillor for Rayleigh North)
Hilton Brown, (veteran Tory campaigner)
Jeremy Thomass, (Hockley councillor.)
Trevor Parrett and Mark Francois chatted for a minute or so, and then we let them get on with it…