Category: Elections

The system has changed. Are you still registered to vote?

By the end of this year, everyone eligible to vote must register individually on the electoral register. The changes are one of the measures put in place to try and get electoral fraud under control by doing away with the Victorian system of the

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2015 Election Results

Apologies for the relative silence since the election but we’ve been really busy supporting our new councillors, dealing with masses of correspondence, welcoming new members and planning upcoming campaigns. We were of course disappointed to have come out of the election with no MPs

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Today is the day we make history

This is the most important, unpredictable election in living memory. The polls show that neither the Conservatives nor Labour can win a majority so UKIP, as the next biggest party in the polls, could have an important part to play

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Nigel Hastilow says vote for someone you don’t want to stop someone else you don’t want from winning

Nigel Hastilow, political columnist for the Express & Star and Shropshire Star and former Conservative candidate for Halesowen & Rowley Regis, has taken the unusual step of explaining why he’s going to vote for a political party he doesn’t want to win. He

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Transport and Planning & Environment Policies

We launched our local manifesto a couple of weeks ago and the feedback we’ve had has been fantastic. The Conservatives and Labour threw together a few pages of bullet points with some pictures and called it a manifesto but we went

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Who are the people backing David Wright?

What have this young mum from Telford, the Managing Director of AFC Telford Utd and doctor from Madeley all got in common? Apart from backing David Wright, of course? Alice Huda – “young mum from Telford” – says she’s backing David because

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UKIP will fight all Telford & Wrekin Council seats

UKIP’s new Telford & Wrekin branch chairman says the party intends to field candidates in all 54 seats at next year’s borough council elections. Councillor Stuart Parr, a parish councillor for Brookside, and town councillor for Woodside, took over the

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Ironbridge and Newport by-election results

The results of yesterday’s by-elections in Ironbridge and Newport are as follows: Ironbridge Candidate Party Votes % Ken Stringer  Labour  325 44% Liz Mollett  Conservative  276 37.5% Richard Soame  UKIP  136 18.5% Turnout: 16.6% Newport West Candidate Party Votes % Peter

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Introducing our Ironbridge and Newport by-election candidates

Forget about UKIP’s historic by-election win in Clacton and the upcoming by-election in Rochester & Strood where Mark Reckless will become UKIP’s second MP, the main event is right here in Telford where residents in Ironbridge and Newport have the opportunity

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Douglas Carswell is UKIP’s first elected MP

Douglas Carswell has won the Clacton by-election for UKIP by a huge margin, increasing his majority and becoming UKIP’s first elected MP. John Bickley came unbelievably close to unseating Labour in the Heywood & Middleton by-election, falling short by just

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