Tories hold seat

CONSERVATIVES have held the Meridian ward in a Royston Town Council by-election. Tory candidate Graham Palmer had a 115 vote majority over Liberal Democrat Lisa Thompson. The Labour candidate, Vaughan West, got 112 votes. The turn-out for the by-election

CONSERVATIVES have held the Meridian ward in a Royston Town Council by-election.

Tory candidate Graham Palmer had a 115 vote majority over Liberal Democrat Lisa Thompson.

The Labour candidate, Vaughan West, got 112 votes.

The turn-out for the by-election was 24 per cent.


You may also want to watch:


In the build-up to the by-election there has been an issued over polling cards being sent to properties not in the ward.

This led to North Herts District Council hand-delivering a letter telling residents that although they had received polling card they could vote in the by-election.

Most Read

The by-election was caused by the death of Cllr Peter Lill, who died from a massive heart attack on the last day as Mayor of Royston in May.

Result

Graham Palmer (Con) 562

Lisa Thompson (Lib Dem) 347

Vaughan West (Lab) 112

Poll 24 per cent

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter