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Lib Dems gain a seat from the Tories in Shropshire

New Shropshire Councillor Andrew Bannerrman
Photo also available on Flickr here.

From the Independent:

Liberal Democrats celebrated a gain in the latest council by-elections from Tories who, however, defended two other marginal seats and control of South Cambridgeshire District.

Andrew Bannerman triumphed for Lib Dems at Quarry and Coton Hill, Shropshire despite a strong intervention by Labour which did not fight last time.

The result in Quarry and Coton Hill:

LD Andrew Bannerman 356 (41.8; +5.7)
Con 268 (31.5; -12.1)
Lab 197 (23.1; +23.1)
Ind 30 (3.5; -2.3)

Majority 88
Turnout 30.47%
LD …

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    i also agree we should start/promote a LD business network, the better to make sure pro-business policies make it into party policy & to take...
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    @TCO in my experience, when you have any 22 Lib Dems in a room, getting 'diversity of opinion' is rarely an issue. Getting them to...
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    Hi Simon I have been following the discussion and agree that this sort of group focused on business policies is vital if we are to...
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