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Kieran Mullan calls Crewe & Nantwich win one “for democracy”

Kieran Mullan calls Crewe & Nantwich win one “for democracy”

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan said today his victory was “for democracy”.

The Conservative candidate registered a comprehensive win polling more than 28,000 votes, a majority of more than 8,000 over Labour’s Laura Smith.

December 13, 2019
GENERAL ELECTION: Crewe & Nantwich, Kieran Mullan win for Conservatives

GENERAL ELECTION: Crewe & Nantwich, Kieran Mullan win for Conservatives

Conservatives have taken back Crewe & Nantwich seat with Kieran Mullan ousting Labour’s Laura Smith.

Dr Mullan polled 28,704, while Ms Smith registered 20,196 votes, giving Conservtaives a healthy 8,508 majority.

December 13, 2019
Edward Timpson

GENERAL ELECTION: Eddisbury result, Edward Timpson (CON) elected

Edward Timpson has been elected as Eddisbury MP for the Conservative Party.

Mr Timpson polled 30,095 votes, beating his nearest opponent Labour’s Terry Savage who secured 11,652.

December 13, 2019
Edward Timpson

GENERAL ELECTION: Eddisbury Conservative candidate Edward Timpson

As the country prepares to head to the polls on December 12, the Local Democracy Reporting Service has been interviewing all candidates in Eddisbury.

Edward Timpson discusses why he wants to win the seat back for the Conservatives.

December 3, 2019
GENERAL ELECTION: Candidates vying for Crewe & Nantwich seat

GENERAL ELECTION: Candidates vying for Crewe & Nantwich seat

With General Election 2019 just 10 days away, we take a look at the six candidates vying for the Crewe & Nantwich seat.

Many political commentators believe it is among a number of marginal constituencies where results could ultimately determine the overall outcome.

December 2, 2019
Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson has been selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Eddisbury.

The former Crewe & Nantwich MP was selected was selected by members of the Eddisbury Conservative Association at a packed meeting at Willington Hall in Tarporley last night (November 7).

November 8, 2019
ELECTION: Edward Timpson targets possible comeback in Eddisbury

ELECTION: Edward Timpson targets possible comeback in Eddisbury

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Former Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson could make a comeback as Conservative candidate for neighbouring Eddisbury.

Mr Timpson, who lost his Crewe & Nantwich seat to Laura Smith in 2017 election, is being considered with two others to be the Tory candidate for Eddisbury.

November 6, 2019
Cheshire East Council gears up for Labour-Independent leadership vote

Cheshire East Council gears up for Labour-Independent leadership vote

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
New independent councillors are gearing up for the start of a new era at Cheshire East Council.

The Independent Group has agreed to form a cabinet with Labour in 2019-20, with a view towards ditching the cabinet system next year and replacing it with cross-party committees – something the group began calling for last year through the Change Cheshire East campaign.

May 15, 2019
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

New Cheshire East Conservative Leader “disappointed” over Labour-Independent pact

The new Conservative Group leader in Cheshire East said it was “disappointing” that Labour and Independents have agreed to team up and take over the authority.

Cllr Janet Clowes, who represents Wybunbury, reacted after it emerged earlier today (May 13) that Labour and Independents would join together to run Cheshire East Council.

May 13, 2019
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

Wybunbury councillor elected new Conservative leader in Cheshire East

New Conservative leader for Cheshire East Janet Clowes says talks are now taking place with other parties to see how the council will be run.

Cllr Clowes, who represents Wybunbury Ward, was elected as new leader after the resignation of Cllr Rachel Bailey last night (May 7).

May 8, 2019
Cheshire East Conservative leader blames “Brexit” for local election shock

Cheshire East Conservative leader blames “Brexit” for local election shock

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council leader Rachel Bailey has blamed the ‘impasse of Brexit’ after the Conservatives lost overall control of the authority in a huge shock.

After a dramatic day of results, the council – which is now made up of 34 Tories, 25 from Labour, 19 independents and four Liberal Democrats – has switched to no overall control.

May 4, 2019
Cheshire East Tories reject call for changes to council committee system

Cheshire East Tories reject call for changes to council committee system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A plan to transform the way Cheshire East Council is run has been rebuffed by the ruling Conservative group – paving the way for a referendum.

Independent members – including two Nantwich councillors – wanted to see Cheshire East change from a cabinet-led system to a committee system of governance.

March 7, 2019
£350,000 overspend on replacement wheelie bins in Cheshire East

£350,000 overspend on replacement wheelie bins in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A controversial new bin charge is necessary as Cheshire East Council has overspent on replacement bins by £350,000 so far this year, its leader claims.

Cllr Rachel Bailey, Conservative leader of the council, was challenged at a full council meeting on Thursday over the decision to begin implementing a charge for new and replacement wheelie bins from next Tuesday.

October 21, 2018