Posted: Thu 18th Oct 2018

Connah’s Quay Town Council by-election date set

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Oct 18th, 2018

The date has been announced for a town council by-election in Connah’s Quay.

The Golftyn ward vacancy arose following the resignation at the end of August of Cllr David Mellor just sixteen months into a five year term.

Cllr Mellor was elected in May 2017, he resigned after “growing frustrated by a lack of support” from fellow councillors over a school funding issue in Connah’s Quay.

The council has been moved to call an election after the mandatory ten letters were received from members of the community expressing a wish for one to take place.

The election will take place on Thursday 22 November.

Those wishing stand, for what could be a keenly fought seat, have until 4pm on Friday 26 October to return nomination papers to County Hall in Mold by

It’s the second Connah’s Quay Town Council by-election this year, in March Welsh Labour candidate Nathan Jones, an NHS Scientist, won an uncontested election to also represent the Golftyn ward.

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