Local Council By-Election Previews (20th September)

Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by .

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20th September 2012 sees five rather idiosyncratic by-elections in some of the most tourist-y parts of Britain.  This week we can go to the North York Moors to see Heartbeat being made, travel to Sherwood Forest to check in with Robin Hood and try our hand at poaching a country house estate, divert to Kent [...]

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Local Council By-Election Preview (13th September)

Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by .

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Back to normal for local by-elections this week, with the first by-election in Scotland since the full council elections in May to replace a legendary Independent councillor.  There is a second Independent defence in the East Anglian town of Thetford, and Labour are defending council seats in Burnley and Loughboorugh.  But to start this week [...]

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Local Council By-Election Preview (6 September)

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by .

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So, politics is back with a vengeance with the kids back to school, the summer holidays over and the party activists getting ready for the conference season. Nick Clegg has been under a bit of pressure recently, and if he was looking for succour in by-election gains this week he will be disappointed, as all [...]

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Local Council By-Election Preview (16th August)

Posted on 16. Aug, 2012 by .

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For once, August has brought a definite improvement in the summer weather in my area.  However, it’s still not as nice as some people wish it to be so many people are off on their summer jollies.  With the Olympics now just a memory and silly season upon us, it’s not a good time to [...]

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Local Council By-Election Preview (2nd August)

Posted on 02. Aug, 2012 by .

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The sun is shining (hopefully), the Olympics are on the television and the summer holiday season is upon us. With so many people going away, this is not a good time of year to hold a local by-election. Knowing this, the local parties have arranged just seven by-elections for August, and five of them are [...]

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Local Council By-Election Preview (26th July)

Posted on 26. Jul, 2012 by .

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Four by-elections happen on Thursday 26th July to round off the month. After last week’s visit to Attleborough we return for two further by-elections to Norfolk’s Breckland district council, and there is a by-election to one of the most unusual and controversial local government districts in England, which is also the scene of some of [...]

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Local Council By-Election Previews (19th July)

Posted on 19. Jul, 2012 by .

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Site Notice: Given that there aren’t that many by-elections over the next few weeks and I simply do not have the time to solve the CoverItLive issue (they have started charging – Britain-Votes.co.uk can’t afford to pay for it!) I am suspending the LiveBlogs until further notice. To cheer you back up again, here is [...]

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Local Council By-Election Night Live: 12th July

Posted on 12. Jul, 2012 by .

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Unfortunately we haven’t solved the maximum limit issue from last week but hopefully there will be some activity on here. I may actually be around this evening, depending on what time I manage to get back…   By-Election Night Live

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