Aug 122011
 
George Fussey

George Fussey, the Liberal Democrat candidate in the Eton by-election has stormed to victoriy with a 21.6% swing from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats.

George Fussey, the new councillor for Eton and Castle said, “I have lived in Eton and Castle for over 25 years and my family have grown up here. It is a wonderful place to live.”

“Over the last four weeks of the by-election campaign it has been a pleasure and a privilege talking to residents on the doorstep and hearing their concerns about local daily life.”

“I am very grateful for the support of so many people and am committed to serving every part of the community in Eton and Castle and improving the town which we all love.”

Lib Dem councillor Kathy Newbound said, “George will be an outstanding councillor who will really stand up for the residents of Eton and the whole Borough. It is great to have him on board and it also demonstrates that the Liberal Democrats are back!”

The final result was:
George Fussey 208
Conservative 182
Labour 32
UKIP 17

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