It’s Up the Poll! 2019: Tameside’s Local Election Results

East of the M60‘s look at 2019’s local election results

  • Lee Huntbach becomes Tameside’s first ever Green Party councillor;
  • Shibley Alam gains Hyde Werneth seat from Conservatives – with a slender majority of five;
  • So near yet so far for Stalybridge Town Party candidates;
  • Plus details of the Mossley Town Council parish election results.

In what was supposedly not the best of nights for the Labour and Conservative parties, Labour maintained its hold in the Tameside MBC chambers. Throughout the North West of England, independent candidates and local parties had chipped away at the major parties.

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It’s Up the Poll! 2019: Tameside’s Local Elections

East of the M60‘s preview of 2019’s local elections

Yes, folks, it is that time again: local election time. At this time of writing, one of two elections taking place this month. The other elections are the European Elections which the Tories have tried to wriggle out of due to their Brexit negotiations. Continue reading “It’s Up the Poll! 2019: Tameside’s Local Elections”