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Missing elections? Here’s 3 more chances to help in a by-election

I really like helping in by-elections, large and small.

I love the buzz of campaigning with others from around the country. I love the knowledge that I’m making a real difference in a campaign that will be in the media spotlight. And by-election campaigns have taught me a lot: much that I know about campaigning has come from helping in them.

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Michael Beckett chosen to fight Rotherham for the Liberal Democrats

Michael Beckett has been chosen as the Lib Dem candidate to fight Rotherham in the parliamentary by-election later this month. He was chosen from a shortlist of candidates by local party members.

In his professional life, Michael Beckett has helped businesses in Yorkshire grow, and has a good understanding of the problems the economic situation is having on companies in the area. Also, as a former manager for the Citizens Advice Bureau, he has many years helping the most vulnerable individuals with their problems.

Michael says that …

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  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 8th Oct - 5:07pm
    Thanks Glenn and Psi. All things considered I still think the Tories are strongest in this area. I was strongly against bombing Syria in 2013...
  • User Avatarsuzanne fletcher 8th Oct - 4:45pm
    late reading this, but thank you for telling your story, not always easy, but very important.
  • User AvatarPsi 8th Oct - 4:44pm
    Michael BG I’m not completely sure but my answer would be possibly. As a clarifying point the rise would not raise £8.5bn as there will...
  • User AvatarPeter Watson 8th Oct - 4:30pm
    @John Innes "We are being pressed from both sides – Corbyn takes idealism, Cameron takes most of the policy field. we are in deep trouble!"...
  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 8th Oct - 4:28pm
    I don't think the Tories in Westminster have any idea what the social housing is like around the country. They talk about Housing Associations being...
  • User AvatarAM 8th Oct - 4:20pm
    I'm not sure that >300,000 net is an ongoing trend, there are always ups and downs. But If housing needs aren't meeting demand - then...