Resounding victory for councillor

Resounding victory for councillor

Resounding victory for councillor

First published in News

COUNCILLOR Keith Watts will represent Whitchurch on Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council after a resounding election win.

Liberal Democrat Mr Watts received 1,033 votes to see off competition from Tom Thacker, Simon Hession and Colin Phillimore.

Mr Thacker received 469 votes, Mr Hession 203 and Mr Phillimore 152, as 1,865 voters took to the polls – a 45 per cent turnout.

Cllr Watts said: “I am grateful for the confidence shown in me by the people of Whitchurch.

“I shall continue to listen to what local people have to say and exercise my judgement in the best interests of Whitchurch and Hurstbourne Priors.”

Elsewhere, independent councillor Ian Tilbury retained his seat for Overton, Freefolk and Steventon with 1,070 votes.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree