Hey, would you mind sending me a copy of that awesome scenario (firstname.lastname@example.org). If I can get that county map, it would make working on historical scenarios for British Elections a whole lot more easier.
What I would recommend doing is devote your cash to attacking Blair on the attributes. I did this on Issue Familiarity and Leadership, and at week 3 I surpassed the majority mark!
Yet, it all went all downhill from there.