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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 AvatarCllr Mark Wright 1st Dec - 9:47pm
    Good call Tim.
  • User AvatarHywel 1st Dec - 9:45pm
    This is Tims full statement (email of a shorter version just arrived) http://www.libdems.org.uk/position_on_syria?utm_campaign=151201_syria&utm_medium=email&utm_source=libdems
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    William 1st Dec '15 - 7:44pm "Why on Earth is it Nick who is announcing this?" David Steel used to make announcements for Paddy Ashdown,...
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    Has anybody who is against our involvement in Syria actually said we should withdraw from Iraq? If not can it be explained why.
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    Shifting some rubble around in Syria, with risk of tragic collateral damage along the way, isn't going to make anyone any safer, either here or...
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    > "I think we are going to be punished for it." As far as the various jihadists are concerned, "the West" is going to be...