Nationwide: Lib Dem clean sweep with four out of four by-election wins
Four council by-elections were contested across England on the same night as Caterham Hill. They came with the neat simplicity of one defence each for Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats and UKIP. A neat simplicity of results too: all won by the Liberal Democrats in the party’s best council by-election night for a long time.
We are very sad to announce the death of former Councillor David Gosling who served the Westway Ward as a District and Parish Councillor between 2008 and 2016.
He was a great servant of the Ward and a fine Councillor. He died prematurely of a heart attack at 47, and we miss him very much.
Vince Cable responds to IPPR report on inequality
A report by the IPPR has revealed that wealthiest 10% of households have five times the wealth of the bottom 50% and nearly 900 times the wealth of the bottom 10%.
Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable commented: