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From The Socialist newspaper, 11 May 2006

Excellent results for the Socialist Party

THE SOCIALIST Party secured some excellent results in the local elections around the country.
Councillors Ian Page and Chris Flood were re-elected in Lewisham, south London with increased votes. Rob Windsor rejoined Socialist Party councillors Dave Nellist and Karen Mackay on Coventry City Council.
Standing for the first time in Lewisham Telegraph Hill, Jess Leech won 27.5% of the vote while Paul Sutton in Stoke Abbey Green and Josie Kenny in Henley, Coventry won 17%.

Region Seat Candidate Results
London Lewisham Telegraph Hill Cllr Ian Page

Cllr Chris Flood

Jess Leech

1118 - 37% elected

929 - 31% elected

821 - 27.5% 

London Walthamstow High St Claire Buddle 245 -6.8%
London Southwark Cathedral Lois Austin 231 - 8.2%
North West Manchester Baguley Lynn Worthington 214 - 8.7%
North West Kendal Kirkland Andrew Billson-Page (NHS anti-cuts candidate) 100 - 5.7%
Merseyside Netherton and Orrell Bootle Pete Glover 338 - 16%
Northern Newcastle Byker Paul Owens 289 - 13%
Southern Southampton Bevois Nick Chaffey 157 - 8%
West Midlands Coventry St Michaels Rob Windsor 1191 - 40% elected
West Midlands Coventry Lower Stoke Dave Runnells 292 - 7.6%
West Midlands Coventry Henley Josie Kenny 572 - 17%
West Midlands Coventry Whoberley Ross Saunders 338 - 8.3%
West Midlands Coventry Sherbourne Jason Toynbee 357 - 10%
West Midlands Nuneaton and Bedworth Exhall Eileen Hunter 257 - 13.5%
West Midlands Stoke Abbey Green Cllr Paul Sutton 508 - 17%
Yorkshire Huddersfield Crosland Moor and Netherton Dr Jackie Grunsell (Save Huddersfield NHS) 2,176 - 35% elected
Yorkshire Sheffield Graves Park Calvin Payne 206 - 4.1%
Yorkshire Wakefield East Mick Griffiths 231 - 6.5%

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In The Socialist 11 May 2006:


Socialist Party election analysis

Victory for NHS campaign

Huddersfield: voters choose a socialist and a fighter!

Third socialist councillor elected in Coventry

Increased votes for socialism in Lewisham

Stoke - BNP wins close-run election

Excellent results for the Socialist Party

Local elections: A death blow for Blair?

Dangers in Respect's development


Socialist Party NHS campaign

Stop the threats to the NHS


International socialist news and analysis

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Venezuela: Fight for socialism

Iraq - the nightmare continues

Germany: 'Unity' at the expense of the working class

Morales takes on 'Big Oil'


Socialist Party workplace news

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Student union leaders hide truth about lecturers' action


 

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