Steve Scarrott has been chosen to stand as the Lib Dem candidate in the St Nicolas by-election.
A Tory Councillor has been kicked off
the Town Council after failing to show
up to a single meeting in six months.
David Hare, Lib Dem Town Councillor
told us, “This is taking Tory
complacency too far. Why on earth did
she stand for election if she didn’t
intend to turn up and do the work?
“Your local councillors are elected to
serve and represent residents and we
expect our councillors to take the job
seriously and to work hard. Residents
deserve better than this.”
It has been revealed that Tory bosses
at the Town Council tried to do a
backroom deal to re-install the
disgraced councillor, but David Hare
told them if they wanted her back they’d have to put her up for re-
election and let the voters decide.
Councillor Hare said he was disgusted
that a Tory Councillor had said there
was no point in having a by-election as
it was a ‘safe Tory seat’.
David Hare said, “This is a prime
example of Tory complacency. We
believe that it is for residents to decide,
not the Tories.
“I believe Earley residents will choose a
candidate who shows they care about
their neighbourhood and who will work
The by-election for the St Nicolas
ward will take place on Thursday