Monthly Archives: April 2011

Presentation of Anti-Cuts Election Candidates

Left to right: Gaston Dezart (UKIP, Bideford East), Gerrard Sables (Communist, Central Ward), Paul Dyer (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, Yeo Valley), Doug Lowe (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, Forches and Whiddon Valley) Left to right: Gaston Dezart (UKIP, Bideford … Continue reading

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Anti-Cuts Election Pledge – Presentation of Candidates on Monday

At 11am on Monday, 25th April, the council election candidates who have signed the anti-cuts election pledge will be presented on the Castle Green in Barnstaple. So far 10 district candidates have signed the pledge, which commits them to voting … Continue reading

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Anti-Cuts Election Pledge – More Candidates Sign

All candidates have now received a copy of the Anti-Cuts Election Pledge, and we are awaiting responses over the coming days. Since the last update, four more candidates have signed the pledge, bringing the total to 10 so far: Torridge … Continue reading

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Principled moves or opportunism? The Pledge will decide.

We have no reason to doubt, that Dave Butt (see previous article) is sincere in his resignation from the Lib Dems – after all, he has nothing to gain electorally, given that he is retiring in May. The defections (to … Continue reading

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Prominent district councillor leaves Liberal Democrats

Cllr. Dave Butt, a former deputy leader of North Devon District Council, and councillor since 1987, has left the Liberal Democrats and will be standing down from the council in May. Speaking to the North Devon Journal, he revealed that … Continue reading

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