With outcomes nonetheless coming in from counts throughout the nation, MPs from south west London react to the outcomes of this yr’s ‘tremendous Thursday’ native elections.
Labour’s MP for Streatham, Bell Ribeiro-Addy responds to the get together’s losses, calling for a “progressive provide of Twenty first-century socialism that will get activists out on the doorstep & voters to the poll field.”
These outcomes are devastating. Labour’s process should be to reverse this downward pattern, to not speed up it.
That means adopting a brand new technique that recognises that for a lot of of our voters, the selection is not Labour or Tory, it is a selection of voting Labour or not voting in any respect.
— Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP (@BellRibeiroAddy) May 7, 2021
Twickenham MP, Munira Wilson, congratulates Liberal Democrat Councillor for Bredbury Green and Romiley, Lisa Smart, after information the get together has grow to be the most important on Stockport Council.
Siobhain McDonagh, MP for Mitcham and Morden, reacts to information of a Labour acquire in Stepping Hill, Stockport, as Ruairi Leonard is elected as a first-time councillor for Stepping Hill.
Justice minister, and MP for Croydon South, reacts to the historic Conservative acquire in Hartlepool.
An exceptional achievement – this seat has been Labour since creation in 1974 & it’s solely the third Govt by-election win in half a century. A transparent endorsement by the individuals of Hartlepool of the PM and the Govt’s programme – confirming the message of the 2019 General Election https://t.co/7tnVySWz9v
— Chris Philp (@CPhilpOfficial) May 7, 2021
Brent’s MP, Dawn Butler, congratulates Gwen Grahl, on his election as a first-time councillor for Brondesbury Park.
Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Ed Davey, reacts to ends in Sunderland, the place the Lib Dems gained 4 seats from Labour in a single day.
Well performed Sunderland Lib Dems – gaining 4 seats from Labour in a single day.
I do know you will do an excellent job. pic.twitter.com/D3Lt1URqvV
— Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 (@EdwardJDavey) May 7, 2021
More from Hartlepool as Carshalton and Wallington’s MP, Elliot Colburn, congratulates newly-elected Jill Mortimer.
Shadow monetary secretary to the Treasury, and Ealing North MP, James Murray, retweets a publish from the native constituency get together congratulating Louise Brett on her election as a councillor for Hobbayne ward.