Three principal authority council by-elections this week. all in northern England. A full slate too of Liberal Democrat candidates, up on the last time these seats were contested and making it three weeks in a row now of there being a Lib Dem candidate for every vacancy. That’s a welcome sign of our grassroots recovery to go with rising poll ratings.
Thank you to all our candidates, agents and their teams.
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. But this week, these other by-elections did come to notice:
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