Luton Conservative councillor switches to Lib Dems

Luton Today reports on a councillor switching* to the Liberal Democrats:

The Conservatives in Luton have suffered a setback with the defection of experienced councillor Jeff Petts to the Liberal Democrats.

Icknield ward councillor Petts joined the main Lib Dem opposition group this week. He was first elected to the local authority in May 2015…

“It’s great to have Jeff on board,” said Liberal Democrat leader and Barnfield councillor David Franks. “We’ve worked well with him on a number of committees and are sure he’ll feel very comfortable as a member of the main opposition team.”

Welcome, Jeff.

* Rule 2(b) applies.

Sign up to get the latest news and analysis

What would you like to receive?*
If you submit this form, your data will be used in line with the privacy policy here to update you on the topic(s) selected. This may including using this data to contact you via a variety of digital channels.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

All comments and data you submit with them will be handled in line with the privacy and moderation policies.