Elections 2017

Very few people will be unaware of the upcoming General Election which is due to take place on June 8th 2017, but there are a couple of other very important elections which are due to take place on 4th May 2017. In Besses ward, which encompasses parts of both Whitefield and Unsworth, one of the…

Reporting Back – Full Council, Answers to Questions

Earlier in the month was the regular meeting of Bury’s ‘Full Council’. The Lib Dem Group asked our full allocation of four questions: (summaries below – full answers here) – Children in Residential Care Mary D’ALbert asked about the recent report that “Thousands of police visits ‘criminalise’ children in care homes”, and could we be…

Thank you

A huge thank you to everyone who voted for me in Whitefield and Unsworth. Despite the awful performance nationally for the Lib Dems, we gained an extra seat on Bury Council (which we took from Labour), so certainly Bury Council voters understand that an extra Liberal Democrat voice on the Council is a good thing.…

If you haven’t voted yet…

There is still time to vote in today’s local and general election. You have until 10pm this evening. Remember, you have two votes: one for the general election (to elect our MPs who represent us in Parliament) and one for the local election, to elect our local councillors who represent us on Bury Council. No…

Practical Information for Polling Day

Polling Day for the local and General elections is today, Thursday 7 May 2014. Polling stations are open 7am – 10pm on Thursday. At the polling station you will be given two ballot papers – a yellow ballot paper for the local elections and a white ballot paper for the General elections. You don’t need…

Why you should vote Lib Dem Steve Middleton for Besses ward

On May 7th I am hoping you will vote for me as your next council representative for Besses ward. I want to represent the area where I grew up on Bury Council as I am tired of seeing my home town wither under our current Labour-controlled council. Potholes go unrepaired, pavements are uneven and dangerous,…