On 28 Mar 2014 at 10:23am Albert Square wrote:
Anyone know when it gets announced? Tried to use the Town Council website but gave up.
On 28 Mar 2014 at 11:44am Merlin Milner wrote:
When counted it should be on the LDC website (they do the count). See link.
Check it out here »
On 28 Mar 2014 at 12:09pm Bet Fred wrote:
Odds in play, 4/7 Green 4/1 Indie 4/1 Lab , 100/1 The Field.
On 28 Mar 2014 at 12:27pm Bet Fred wrote:
Greens weakened in the final furlong ! Graham Mayhew (Ind) 645
Adam Barker (Green) 445
Pam Lewis (Labour) 338
Joyce Bell (LibDem) 324
Richard Turner (Con) 122
On 28 Mar 2014 at 12:52pm Albert Square wrote:
Good to see a left wing party winning out of the parties. Of the non-lefties when was the last time Lab beat the Lib Dems though?
On 28 Mar 2014 at 1:19pm Local Voter wrote:
I actually vote labour, but have to say that the local labour party need to start getting involved in local issues if they want to build on the support they have. Independents have proved that by getting stuck in and helping people locally, instead of vein distracted by worthy, but bigger issues beyond local influence, you can get a lot of support.
On 28 Mar 2014 at 1:38pm Stato wrote:
"Of the non-lefties when was the last time Lab beat the Lib Dems though?" 2011 Priory Ward Town council elections. Watts Stephen, Labour 727, Lynton Peter Lib Dem 498.
On 28 Mar 2014 at 2:11pm Border Control wrote:
Less than 2000 votes !! That says a lot. And only 9 spoilt papers.
On 28 Mar 2014 at 3:00pm my town wrote:
bad that the greens got a seat
On 28 Mar 2014 at 5:55pm Sussex Jim wrote:
Since when were Labour and Liberals not left-wing?
On 28 Mar 2014 at 7:38pm bonzo wrote:
"My town" - the Greens did not get a seat. It was a by-election to replace Rudkin who had resigned. There was only one seat up for grabs.
On 28 Mar 2014 at 8:55pm Bob wrote:
Labour, the party of PFI, who reneged on the commitment to regulate the city, who support a welfare cap. Not left wing by a long stretch. Tony Benn said New Labour was Maggie Thatcher's greatest achievement. That tells you how left wing they are.
On 28 Mar 2014 at 11:32pm my town wrote:
Bonzo well sorry
On 29 Mar 2014 at 6:39am Deelite 2 wrote:
In agreement with Bob. There is no left wing (or socialism) any longer, there's the soft centre (Lab, Lib Dem), the slightly righter of enter (Tories) and the right (UKIP). The Greens don't really fit with left/right wing (although Caroline Lucas does want to nationalise the railways and utilities). They seem to be more about quality of life and long term survival.
On 29 Mar 2014 at 9:02am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
There's always the Respect party, Deelite!
On 29 Mar 2014 at 2:07pm Labour Voter wrote:
perhaps someone could tell me what local issues the Labour Party have been at the forefront of?
On 29 Mar 2014 at 5:02pm Oldbutintouch wrote:
Well done, Graham Mayhew. It is high time he was re-elected, he was one of the best Town and District councillors in my long memory. A true Lewesians, with a real love of the town, and with a top-class brain. His knowledge of planning matters will prove invaluable during the North Street project, and may well discourage the District Council planners from backing anymore Soviet follies like Sandhills or the (fortunately rejected) magistrates court hotel proposal.
On 29 Mar 2014 at 6:22pm Clifford wrote:
Sussex Jim wrote: 'Since when were Labour and Liberals not left-wing?'
Since when were they? The Lib Dems are in coalition with Tories and Labour let the City do whatever it wanted, with the results we saw, and fell over itself to start wars abroad. Left wing? You're joking.
On 29 Mar 2014 at 6:28pm Tony Benn wrote:
The local Labour Party were the only Party who were against the awful Parking scheme from the start !
On 1 Apr 2014 at 9:44pm Ed Can Do wrote:
With a grand total of zero sitting councillors at the time, it didn't really matter what the local Labour party were against. As the LibDems have found out to their considerable cost at a national level, things you say when there's no realistic chance of you ever being in power can sometimes come back and bite you in the bottom.
On 4 Apr 2014 at 12:52pm OLD ALE wrote:
What is interesting here is the Green Party losing yet more ground - the seat that was up for grabs was held by the Green Party and won by the Independents - they have now gone down from 5 town council seats in 2011 to just 3, following the loss of this and, just last October, their seat in Lewes Bridge to the Lib Dems.
On 4 Apr 2014 at 3:59pm voter wrote:
Actually Greens have increased vote share in each of the last two elections in Priory/Castle