Our eldest lad Steven has been nominated as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the South Bank By Election on 17th September.
There are five candidates contesting the vacancy caused by the sad death of Labour Councillor Marilyn Bramley, herself a By-Election victor last October.
Steven Abbott - Lib Dem
Joan Bolton - Con
Martin Gordon Bulmer - UKIP
Sue Jeffrey - Lab
Vincent Smith - Ind
The result last time
By-Election 16th October 2008
Marilyn Bramley (Labour).... 652 (49.9; -0.6)
Toni Meir (Liberal Democrat) 288 (22.1; +12.3)
Bernard Collinson (BNP)..... 206 (15.8; +1.4)
Oz Sadiq (Independent..... 101 (7.7; -7.3)
Joan Bolton (Conservative 59 (4.5; -5.8)
Turn out 27.6%
Swing 6.45% Lab to LD