Non-local representation in local elections

Jonathan Primett - Political comment & review

Following on from their manifesto launch, it was inevitable that Labour would launch themselves into a campaign frenzy and social media avalanche regarding their activities. Unfortunately for them, they are still struggling hugely in certain areas, and in a couple of wards where I have close contacts, there is resentment towards the fact that Non-Local candidates have been selected to stand in these particular wards for council.

We all know that this is not a single-party issue, but Labour are the main culprits for this by some way, for example, the Chatham council wards are quite baffling actually as I shall explain.

In Chatham Central, Labour have 3 councillors, only 1 is from the ward, the other 2 are from Princes Park and Luton & Wayfield respectively. In Luton & Wayfield of the 3 councillors only 1 is from the ward, the other 2 are from Rochester East, and Princes…

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