Greens triumphant in Leominster South by-election

Ledbury Reporter: Jenny Bartlett won the Leominster South seat on Herefordshire Council. Jenny Bartlett won the Leominster South seat on Herefordshire Council.

THE Green Party claimed a seat from the Conservatives at last night's Leominster South by-election.

Town councillor Jenny Bartlett won a seat on Herefordshire Council after receiving 384 votes.

Tory candidate Wayne Rosser came second with 222 votes and Independent candidate Angela Pendleton took 198 votes.

UKIP's candidate Elizabeth Portman-Lewis claimed 111 votes while Labour candidate Emma Pardoe received 99.

And Jane Lacey, also a Green Party candidate, claims a seat on Leominster Town Council after taking 726 votes. 

The Leominster South by-election was triggered by the death of Tory councillor Roger Hunt after a long illness.

In Ledbury, It's Our County secured a seat on Herefordshire Council with town councillor and former mayor Terry Widdows receiving 835 votes.

It means that the Conservatives have lost their majority on Herefordshire Council.

 

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10:00am Fri 18 Jul 14

dplcv37 says...

The tories are losing it!
The tories are losing it! dplcv37
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10:08am Fri 18 Jul 14

megilleland says...

I see the BBC H&W Local radio website say there are 68 seats on Herefordshire Council. Not so only 58 seats.

http://www.bbc.co.uk
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I see the BBC H&W Local radio website say there are 68 seats on Herefordshire Council. Not so only 58 seats. http://www.bbc.co.uk /news/uk-england-her eford-worcester-2836 3301 megilleland
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9:24pm Fri 18 Jul 14

fandang0 says...

very pleased... any party which puts the renationalisation of railways and public utilities in their manifesto, gets my vote..
very pleased... any party which puts the renationalisation of railways and public utilities in their manifesto, gets my vote.. fandang0
  • Score: 10
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