London Bridge & West Bermondsey by-election to be held on June 14

Chiara Giordano (06 June, 2018) Politics Local Election 2018

The election in the ward was cancelled in May after Conservative candidate Toby Eckersley sadly died unexpectedly

1065The late Toby Eckersley, MBE.

A by-election will be held in London Bridge and West Bermondsey ward on Thursday, June 14, after it was cancelled following the death of a candidate last month.

The election was unable to go ahead on May 3 after Conservative candidate Toby Eckersley sadly died unexpectedly aged 76.

Tributes flooded in for the former Dulwich Village politician after his death, who was described as a “quintessential Englishman” and praised for his commitment and drive to serving his constituents.

Voters in London Bridge and West Bermondsey must go to their allocated polling station – unless they have chosen to vote by post or proxy – between 7am and 10pm on Thursday, June 14.

Candidates standing for election in London Bridge & West Bermondsey:

Humaira Ali, Liberal Democrat

John Seymour Batteson, Labour

Bernard John Creely, Green

Julie Eyles, Labour

Hannah Elizabeth Ginnett, Conservative

William Houngbo, Liberal Democrat

Edward Joseph McDonagh, Labour

Nathan Newport Gay, Conservative

Damian Shaun O’Brien, Liberal Democrat

Richard John Packer, Conservative

Claude Rubio Werner, Green

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