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Lichfield local elections 2019

Paul Ray, Councillor for Chadsmead Ward

A councillor on Lichfield City and District Councils for Chadsmead ward, Paul Ray was elected in a by-election in February 2016 and re-elected in May 2019.

In May 2019 he was joined by an extra 7 Lib Dem councillors on Lichfield City Council for Chadsmead, Leomansley, Stowe and St John's Ward. Lichfield Lib Dems have shown themselves in the May 19 elections to be the main challengers to The controlling Conservatives in Lichfield City and also had a strong second place in Mease Ward. Also within Lichfield & Burntwood parliamentary constituency Derek Lord was placed immediately after the two winning Conservatives in Needwood ward in East Staffs with another good vote - well done!

Lichfield District Results 2019 (Lichfield Liberal Democrats)

Liberal Democrats contested all district wards in Lichfield City Parish plus one rural ward in Mease Valley where we also had a strong second place result.

A better reflection of our performance in Lichfield City is in the parish election results summarised below:

City Results 2019 (Lichfield Liberal Democrats)

Our new Lichfield City Councillors are:

Chadsmead - Paul Ray, Miles Trent and Christine Rapley

Garrick Road - Hugh Ashton

Leomansley - Ian Jackson

Stowe - Paul McDermott and Richard Rathbone

St John's - John Smith

  • Paul Ray - 2015 Election
    Article: May 3, 2019

    Congratulations to Paul Ray and Helen for their re-election in Lichfield district council and East Staffordshire borough council elections.

    Across the patch thanks to our other candidates, no fewer than 27 of them, for their courage and hard work, in a number of cases getting very close to election in seats long held by other parties. Miles Trent was especially unfortunate to miss out on winning a district council seat by just 7 votes!

  • Helen Hall 2019
    Article: May 1, 2019

    Local air quality in East Staffordshire is still below international standards according to a major report just issued by ESBC. East Staffordshire Liberal Democrats want to up the Council's game responding to this pollution which is damaging public health. A replacement modern digital system of monitoring should be used to make real time checks to pollution levels at the times and locations where children and other pedestrians are crossing roads to go to school or work, and when children are in school playgrounds. The old style diffusion tube system relied on now only measures average pollution over 2-4 weeks, not the real time peak levels to which pedestrians are exposed.

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