Robert Lindsay wins seat of Cosford in a close-run election

12 May 2017






Robert Lindsay was feeling triumphant yet exhausted after his win at the County Council elections - but the first thing he wanted to do was to thank his army of volunteers. 

"To all my leafletters and helpers in all of the 18 villages of Cosford - thank you so much for all the work you did!" 

The volunteers were out in all weathers delivering leaflets and drumming up support for Robert. It obviously did the trick, as Robert won by a majority of 111 votes. Robert said:

"The count was nailbiting - I really didn't know I'd won until they told me the figures."

Robert Lindsay (G), 1630*; Philip Mutton (C), 1519; Leon Stedman (UKIP), 115; Rickaby Shearly-Sanders (L), 106; Turnout 47.8% G gain from C.



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Canvassing with Robert Lindsay

Help Robert talk to the public on Saturday December 1st. Meeting at 10.30am, at 147, High Street, Bildeston, IP7 7EL, and then again at 1.30pm - venue to be confirmed. Veggie lunch will be provided.

 Social:  Christmas drinks during our December meeting at the Cock Inn, Brent Eleigh on Monday 10th December.

 For more information contact Laura Smith on 

Monthly Meeting

  •  Next meeting: AGM on Monday, 12th November at  7 Harkstead Lane, Woolverstone, IP9 1BB from 8pm
  •  December meeting on Monday, 10th December at the Cock Inn, Brent Eleigh CO10 9PB from 8pm