Candidates announced for Fulwood by-election

Five candidates will contest the Fulwood by-election on May 2, following the death of Liberal Democrat councillor Janice Sidebottom.

The Fulwood ward, which contains many popular student areas including Ranmoor, currently has two Lib Dem councillors and one vacant seat.

Fulwood candidates:

  • Olivia Frances Blake – Labour
  • John David Greenfield – UKIP
  • Vonny Watts – Conservative
  • Brian Charles Webster – Green
  • Cliff Woodcraft – Liberal Democrat


One Response to “Candidates announced for Fulwood by-election”

  1. Alex Smithson

    Unfortunately a list of names means nothing without anything more on who the candidates actually are and why they are qualified. Of course, I hesitate to add to that “and what they stand for” since their party bosses in Westminster tell them what they stand for, but nevertheless (and this is coming from a former Borough Council candidate) the whole idea of voting for someone who you know absolutely nothing about to be your “representative” feels extremely hollow. Not that this is Forge Press’ fault. A list of meaningless names is, unfortunately, the best that can really be done.

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