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Date set for Northgate and West Green by-election in Crawley

A by-election has been arranged for the West Sussex County Council division of Northgate and West Green, in Crawley, following the recent resignation of Mrs Sue Mullins.



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.

Henry Smith

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.

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