The caring face of politics?

The Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Sir Ed Davey MP, and the party’s by-election candidate for Tiverton & Honiton, Richard Foord, have met with unpaid carers in the constituency at an event organised by Devon Carers to mark Carers Week. Devon Carers is a service provided by the charity Westbank Community Health and Care, based at Exminster, near Exeter.

Sir Ed Davey, who’s been a...

Labour wins Southway by-election

Labour has won the Southway by-election, gaining the council seat from the Conservatives.

Jonny Morris won the vote for Labour on a turnout of 29.24% and will represent the ward alongside the existing Labour councillors Lorraine Parker and John Smith.

The UKIP candidate Peter Berrow was second, pushing the Conservative candidate, David Downie, into third place.


Southway by-election to be held next Thursday

A by-election will be held in Plymouth’s Southway ward on Thursday 27 June to fill the vacant seat left by Tom Browne who won the seat for the Conservatives in 2010.

There will be a total of six candidates contesting the ward. They are:

Ryan Aldred, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Peter David Berrow, UKIP

David Alexander Downie, Conservative


Southway by-election to be held on 27 June

A by-election will be held in the Southway ward on Thursday 27 June.

The election is to fill the vacancy left by Tom Browne, who represented the Southway ward from 2006 until the end of April this year when he resigned as a councillor.

Plymouth Moor View Labour Party has already selected Johnny Morris as their candidate. Other parties are expected to confirm their...