Harrowgate Hill by-election result

Paul Thompson – England First Party candidate at the Harrowgate Hill ward by-election for Darlington Borough Council on 12th April – polled 47 votes (3.0%).  This was the first EFP campaign in the ward, and the by-election followed the conviction of a senior Labour councillor for sexual abuse of an under-age girl.  The circumstances of the by-election led to an anti-Labour protest vote benefiting the Conservatives, who gained what had recently been a marginal ward.

This made it difficult for parties other than Labour or Conservative to make an impact here, but Paul and his team deserve congratulations for introducing the English nationalist cause to Harrowgate Hill voters and building a foundation for future campaigns across Darlington.

By-election candidates announced

Paul Thompson, EFP candidate for Harrowgate Hill

Paul Thompson, EFP candidate for Harrowgate Hill

England First Party candidate Paul Thompson will contest the forthcoming Darlington Council by-election in Harrowgate Hill ward on 12th April.

The by-election follows the imprisonment of former Labour councillor Mark Burton, who admitted sexual assault of a schoolgirl and downloading child porn onto his council computer.

Further details of the campaign will appear here soon: anyone wishing to assist with leaflets and canvassing should email englandfirstparty@yahoo.com

NeilCraig

Neil Craig, Democratic Nationalists candidate for Bradford West

Meanwhile the Democratic Nationalists have announced that Neil Craig will contest the parliamentary by-election in Bradford West on 29th March.  This follows the retirement of Labour MP Marsha Singh.

The declining British National Party will have no candidates in either by-election.

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