The Lib Dem surge continues in Shropshire

Just one by-election last night, and it provided a very encouraging result for the Liberal Democrats. In Meole in Shropshire, Adam Feifer slashed the Conservative majority and overtook Labour to finish a strong second.

Well done to Adam and his team.

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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7 Comments

  • The Green percentage vote has more than doubled which is unusual recently. Is there a particular reason locally for this. Otherwise a good result.

  • Tony Greaves 16th Aug '19 - 12:55pm

    I think, like us, they had a strong campaign. Good result in a three-party ward.

  • Paul Barker 16th Aug '19 - 1:41pm

    This is another good Result, in line with our Polling which is still holding up at around 18%, 3 Months after The May Elections. Instead of a temporary boost we seem to have made a real shift .
    This Week we have Labour & its Pet “Opinion Formers” to thank for giving us lots of Free Publicity. One of our central weaknesses is that Voters tend to forget us when we aren’t in the News, Labours attacks on us are keeping us in The Headlines, just where we need to be.

  • Sue Sutherland 16th Aug '19 - 2:41pm

    Well done team Meole !

  • I expected the Cons % to hold up and Labours to signicantly fall. Shows what I know!

  • Mick Taylor 16th Aug '19 - 8:41pm

    A deal with the greens would have meant a Tory defeat.

  • If the Lib Dems had been second last time instead of a poor third they would have had a better chance of winning so the result is quite an achievement.

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