Liberal Democrat Newswire #2 is out: realignment to left, realignment to the right… … Read the full post »
Read about the Oldham East and Saddleworth Parliamentary by-election held on 13 January 2011.
It was triggered by previous MP Phil Woolas whose 2010 election win was voided by the courts.
Debbie Abrahams held the seat for Labour.
Two opinion polls are out tonight (so far – there may be a third) for the Oldham Easte and Saddleworth Parliamentary by-election. … Read the full post »
First new year resolution completed – getting out edition number 1 of Liberal Democrat Newswire. … Read the full post »
The reality of votes in ballot boxes has a strong drip-drip effect on party morale and activity. … Read the full post »
There are some legal points which the Phil Woolas case has addressed and on which the High Court’s ruling gives clarity. … Read the full post »
I was helping out in two by-elections over this weekend. On Saturday it was phoning for Elwyn Watkins in Oldham. … Read the full post »
The by-election team in Oldham East & Saddleworth have confirmed that Phil Woolas’s judicial review judgement won’t be given this week. … Read the full post »
The courts have comprehensively rejected an attempt by Labour MP Phil Woolas to get a judicial review over the ruling that he broke the law. … Read the full post »
Monday sees the start of a court case against Labour MP Phil Woolas alleging false statements were made about his Liberal Democrat opponent, Elwyn Watkins, during the general election earlier this year. … Read the full post »
The election in Oldham East and Saddleworth – where Labour’s Phil Woolas hung on by just 103 votes – has triggered complaints from the Liberal Democrat candidate, Elwyn Watkins, that Labour’s campaign broke the law. … Read the full post »