Chippenham LibDem Elections Successes

May 23, 2021 8:41 AM

Chippenham's Liberal Democrats can be pleased with their performance in the recent local elections. In the county elections the LibDems increased their representation from three to five of the Chippenham seats. Sitting councillors Clare Cape and Ross Henning retained their seats. New members of the Wiltshire Council are Kathryn MacDermid, Liz Alstrom and Adrian Foster. Clare Cape said: "We would like to thank the voters for the confidence they have placed in us. We will be working hard for Chippenham's interests in the Council."

In the Chippenham Town Council, the LibDems retained their eight seats while the Conservatives lost 6 seats to independents and one Green Councillor. Branch chairperson Jenny Budgell welcomed the new members of the LibDem group on the Council saying: "Chippenham's contribution to dealing with the Climate Crisis will be a point of focus in the next four years."