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South Holland District Council leader Gary Porter: Now the hard work really begins

By Coun Gary Porter, leader of South Holland District Council Now the dust has settled after the election, I am happy to have this opportunity to share some of my reflections on aspects of the campaign and on things going forward. Firstly though, I’d like to say thank you to a few people. I would like to thank all of ...

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Defeated UKIP parliamentary candidate David Parsons to withdraw from active local participation

UKIP’S beaten candidate for the South Holland and The Deepings parliamentary seat is to withdraw from active participation locally. David Parsons polled 10,736 votes to take a 21.7 per cent share of the turnout in the General Election on May 7. He finished second to Conservative John Hayes, who received 29,303 votes. The result tripled UKIP’s number of votes from ...

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Hayes: I would resign from government if no EU referendum or if Conservatives go into coalition with UKIP

John Hayes says he would resign from the government if he is re-elected as MP for South Holland and The Deepings and David Cameron does one of two things Mr Hayes is staunchly against. He told a hustings event in Spalding on April 23 that he would stand down if Mr Cameron reneged on his offer of a referendum on Britain’s ...

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