Elections

Thank You!

    Ron Oatham writes: I would like to thank everyone who voted for me in Downhall and Rawreth ward, I was re-elected  with a majority of 453 votes: Ron Oatham (Lib Dem) 1242 Keith Podd (Conservative) 789 Jason Hodson (UKIP)  574  I will continue to do my best to represent the residents of our area.

And So To Bed….

  Chris Black writes: 5:10 am, just got from the counting of the votes for the parliamentary election. The result isn’t on the council website yet, but here are the figures I wrote  down .. As it happens the candidates finished in alphabetical order: FRANCOIS (CONSERVATIVE) 29088 HAYTER (UKIP) 11858 HOUGH (LABOUR)  6705 KENDALL (INDEPENDENT) 2418 PITT (LIBERAL DEMOCRAT) 1622…
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A Grand Coalition?

Colchester Lib Dem Nick Barlow writes on his blog here about how, if the SNP are excluded from power, we may end up with a Grand Coalition of Conservatives and Labour: …The interesting thing about Britain is that the structure of competition has blown wide open since 2010, with the old two-party structure seemingly gone. We’re in a position where…
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Sereena Davey – Our Candidate In Castle Point

Sereena Davey was born in Essex and attended her first primary school in Chelmsford. She grew up in north Hampshire but returned to the county to study for a degree and Masters at the University of Essex. Sereena has had a long career in public affairs helping companies and organisations campaign for change. As well as working in Parliament, she…
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