There are five candidates vying for votes in the Glyndon ward local by-election that’s being held on 6 May 2021.
The candidates want to be local councillors, representing the Glyndon ward that stretches from the Thames to Plumstead Common.
The candidates are:
- Leonie Barron, Green Party. Home address given as: Plumstead.
- Sandra Bauer, Labour. Home address given as: Borough of Greenwich.
- Stewart Christie, Liberal Democrat. Home address given as: Plumstead.
- Lizzy Hedderly, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition. Home address given as: Borough of Greenwich.
- Naveed Mughal, Conservative. Home address given as: Sidcup.
The Royal Borough of Greenwich usually holds elections for local councillors every four years. The last local election was held on 3 May 2018, and the next is scheduled for 5 May 2022.
But: This Glyndon election is being held in 2021 due to Labour’s Tonia Ashikodi resigning in March 2020 after being convicted of housing fraud.
The candidates on social media
- Leonie Barron: not found
- Sandra Bauer: Twitter
- Stewart Christie: Twitter
- Lizzy Hedderly: not found
- Naveed Mughal: Twitter
About the candidates
According to the Who Can I Vote For? website, of the five candidates in 2021:
Barron stood unsuccessfully for election in Glyndon ward in 2018 and Christie stood unsuccessfully for election in Glyndon ward in 2018 and 2016.
About the elections
There are 17 wards in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Each has three Councillors, with a total of 51 elected members.
In the Glyndon ward, since Ashikodi resigned, the two Councillors are Peter Brooks and Adel Khaireh.