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Good news from Chelmsford: Liberal Democrat Graham Pooley wins Council by-election

Chelmsford winYou would think Eastleigh was the only by-election in the world at the moment, but yesterday Liberal Democrats in Chelmsford saw the reward for their hard campaigning efforts when Graham Pooley saw off the Tories to win a Council by-election. He increased the Liberal Democrat share of the vote by 17.7%. TheConservatives saw their vote fall by 3.5%.

The result, from the Chelmsford Liberal Democrats website, was as follows:

Graham Pooley (Lib Dem)     543

Conservative                               …

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Don’ forget #CallClegg on at 9am today

In a change to the usual schedule, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will be taking questions from listeners around the country at 9am this morning, Wednesday (not tomorrow, Thursday):

With any luck, he’ll get the chance to differentiate himself from David Cameron’s ill-judged attack on Hilary Mantel for her article on the Duchess of Cambridge.

And a bit of good cheer for Lib Dems this morning. …

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  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 27th Aug - 3:49pm
    I think the Lib Dems should try to meet the needs of the vast majority of women in the country. I also think they should...
  • User AvatarKeith Legg 27th Aug - 3:48pm
    Psi - it's the Senate which debates and discusses constitutional issues and federal appointments, so ensuring that each state has equal representation in that.
  • User AvatarFrankBooth 27th Aug - 3:34pm
    Will we be getting an LDV response to Rotherham soon?
  • User AvatarAlice Thomas 27th Aug - 3:32pm
    HPDL - sorry, I'm having issues with my small screen. There is also an issue with the assumption in your argument that the priorities of...
  • User AvatarStuart 27th Aug - 3:16pm
    @Martin @Ruth Bright When this last came up a few months back, I did some very rough analysis of the last election results and I...
  • User AvatarAlice Thomas 27th Aug - 3:13pm
    HPDL - I am aware that even full equality of opportunity would not always be reflected in equality of outcome. That is why I specifically...