Former Labour MP Laura Pidock, who lost her seat at the 2019 general election, is having to repay £3,835.32 after an official investigation. … Read the full post »
Zac Goldsmith was elected Conservative MP for Richmond Park in 2010, defeating Liberal Democrat Susan Kramer.
In 2016 he triggered a by-election over Conservative plans for Heathrow Airport. He lost that to Sarah Olney, won the seat back at the 2017 general election but then lost it back to her in 2019. He then was appointed to the House of Lords.
He ran for London Mayor in 2016 and lost to Sadiq Khan.
Following an unusual Tuesday council by-election (a big Lib Dem win, woop), Thursday brought another five council by-elections, along with a Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) by-election. … Read the full post »
Excellent news from Southport, where incumbent Liberal Democrat MP John Pugh is retiring at this general election. … Read the full post »
Following the news about the Green Party, comes very similar news from the Women’s Equality Party in the Richmond Park by-election. … Read the full post »
This is rather helpful news for Liberal Democrat candidate Sarah Olney. … Read the full post »
Earlier today Liberal Democrat members in Richmond Park voted to select Sarah Olney to fight the Richmond Park by-election. … Read the full post »
A telephone poll commissioned by the Evening Standard gives us the first polling of the Richmond Park by-election campaign. … Read the full post »
Well, this will make things easier for the Liberal Democrats in the forthcoming Richmond Park by-election. … Read the full post »
Three senior Labour MPs have called for their own party also to stand aside, as LabourList reports. The trio are Clive Lewis, Lisa Nandy and Jonathan Reynolds. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #81 looks at the latest switch arounds in the Liberal Democrat message, an inside account of getting on the Lib Dem approved candidates list, the background to the election expenses scandal and more. … Read the full post »