There are four candidates for the by-election with the day of the poll on the 2nd May 2019.
David Anderson – Liberal Democrat
Richard Kail – Green Party
Karen Sudan – Labour
Jan Tarrant – Conservative
The candidates details, including the full election timetable, are available on the County Council’s website:
The results are expected on Friday 3 May.
Leader of the House avoids answering Crawley MP’s questioning about schools funding
After meeting with Crawley secondary heads about schools funding, Henry Smith MP questioned the Leader of the House of Commons
Asking Andrea Leadsom in the House of Commons, Mr smith asked for a statement from the Secretary of State for Education after the local heads said that whilst there was a 10% increase in funding, the schools needed multi-year funding settlements to help financial planning for the future.
But the response was not exactly an answer. In-fact it wasn’t an answer.