Conservative candidate stuns Batley voters with shooting joke

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The Conservative candidate contesting murdered MP Jo Cox’s former seat in Batley has sparked outrage for telling a hustings “We’ve not yet shot anybody so that’s wonderful.” Ann Myatt has apologised for her “ill-judged” comments which left Labour’s Tracy Brabin, … Continue reading

Liverpool council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald arrested

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Liverpool council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald arrested Mr Fitzgerald one of four men held as part of an inquiry into financial irregularities at Lancashire council Liverpool council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert … Continue reading

Labour support at ballot box could be halved at Oldham by-election, polling suggests

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Labour support at ballot box could be halved at Oldham by-election, polling suggests Senior figures, including a shadow cabinet minister, have expressed alarm at the prospects for Labour in the upcoming by-election Labour support at the ballot box could be … Continue reading

The political season starts here

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After the summer holidays are a memory, the political season starts with the party conferences. For those political parties intending to field a full set of candidates at next May’s ‘All Out’ elections in Rotherham. 63 candidates, are required to … Continue reading

A Tory Leaflet to relieve the boredom of all the Labour leaflets!

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Nice to get something different through my letter box for a change. It came with added common sense too, just one leaflet addressed to all 4 members of the household instead of the red flood we have been getting. I’m afraid I … Continue reading

2015 Election Campaign Starts In Earnest!

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The election starting pistol is about to be fired simultaneously, for the General Election, Local Borough Council and parish/town council elections. Three Constituency MPs, twenty one Ward Elections and an enormous number of town/parish council seats all up for grabs, … Continue reading

Fulwood Sheffield – By-Election – Result

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The Liberals won the Fulwood seat on Sheffield Council, and get an increase in their share of the vote. Name Description Votes Woodcraft C Liberal 2563 Watts V Conservative 826 Blake O Labour 1035 Greenfield J UKIP 501 Webster Green … Continue reading