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Lib Dems gain another council seat from Conservatives in by-election

Only two local council by-elections this week, but both with Lib Dem candidates – very welcome as it’s important to give people the chance to vote Lib Dem.

Bridlington North, East Riding

Mike Heslop-Mullins gave the ward its first Liberal Democrat candidate since 2007. Thank you Mike… and congratulations:

While the Conservative Party seems fixated on worrying about the Brexit Party, it continues to ship votes and seats to the Liberal Democrats.

Whitecross, Herefordshire

Tricia Hales stood again for the Liberal Democrats, securing a healthy increase in the party’s vote:

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These by-election results round-ups cover principal authority by-elections. See my post The danger in celebrating parish and town council wins for your own party for the reasons to avoid straying too often into covering town, parish or community council by-elections.

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