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Two Liberal Democrat gains in Stapleford SE Borough by-election

David Grindell & Tim Hallam

David Grindell and Tim Hallam have been returned as Broxtowe Borough Councillors in a closely fought by-election on June 13. The by-election was caused by the death of a Conservative candidate during the May 5 election campaign which had left Broxtowe Council in no overall control.

With a disappointing turnout of 32% on a wet day, Liberal Democrats secured 47% of the vote, with Conservatives second on 30% and Labour on 23%.  These new Council seats bring the Liberal Democrat total to 7, with Labour on 14 and Independents 3, a total of 24 against the Conservatives’ 20.  This now secures the power-sharing alliance which has taken control from the Conservatives who had governed Broxtowe Council since 2015.

David Grindell had been a member of the previous Labour/Liberal Democrat administration, while Tim Hallam, our PPC, is newly elected.  We look forward to their contribution to the new Labour/Liberal Democrat alliance in the Town Hall for the next four years.

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