WORK and Pension Secretary Esther McVey addressed 100 Ribble Valley Conservative activists when she was guest of honour at a joint meeting of Longridge and Clitheroe party branches at the Gibbon Bridge Hotel in Chipping. She was introduced by constituency MP Nigel Evans and accompanies by her partner Philip Davies MP. The Cabinet minister is pictured with Brian Holden, Longridge chairman on left, and Peter Byrne, Clitheroe chairman on right.