Who are the candidates in the Bitterne by-election

bitterne precinct GP 23 6 21 600px inc red lion P1020219The candidates standing in the by-election for Bitterne ward in Southampton, which takes place on December 1, have been confirmed.




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Those standing for election are:

FORD, Callum Daniel John - Local Conservatives

FRAMPTON, Yvonne Carole – Labour Party

GEORGE, Nick – Liberal Democrat

MELDRUM, Ronald Nicholas – Green Party

WELLMAN, Mabel – Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition


As reported, the by-election comes about because of the sad death of former councillor Terry Streets, who was a Conservative.

The ward is currently represented by two other Conservatives – Cllr Matthew Magee and Cllr Elliot Prior.

At the last local election in May 2022, the Conservatives won with a 151-vote majority over Labour.

The full results were:

ASHER, Clara Oswin, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition – 47

FRAMPTON, Andrew John, Labour Party – 1097

MAWLE, Michael Charles John, Green Party – 141

MCGEORGE, Nicholas, Liberal Democrat – 117

STREETS, Terry Michael, Local Conservatives – 1248 Elected

As reported, eligible voters not already registered can do so by midnight on Tuesday (Nov 15) – more in our previous report.  The election is only open to those in the Bitterne ward, and not those in other wards such as Bitterne Park.

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