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Conservative candidate shares bizarre campaign video in playground

A local election hopeful has become a talking point on social media after releasing a baffling campaign video.

In the clip, Tiger Patel – the Conservative candidate for the Audley and Queen’s Park ward in Blackburn – wanders an empty children’s playground, striking the occasional po-faced pose amid the swings and slides.

A backing track is played out loud but is largely drowned out by the sound of the wind.

At one point Patel, who models himself on Boris Johnson, stands atop a playing frame and raises his hands in peace signs.

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