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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