John Bickley, UKIP’S candidate in the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election took nearly £100,000 of EU cash to prop up his business, the Manchester Evening News has reported.
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UKIP candidate, John Bickley has launched his campaign for the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election calling for the UK to pull out of the European Union, the return of grammar schools, the scrapping of the bedroom tax and a clampdown on immigration. Continue reading “UKIP hopeful calls for EU exit, scrapping the bedroom tax, return of grammar schools and immigration clampdown”
Labour have chosen former teacher and Manchester City councillor, Mike Kane to fight the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election.
Mr Kane who was born in Wythenshawe and brought up in Brooklands and Northern Moor, was selected at a meeting tonight (Friday Jan 24). Continue reading “Former Wythenshawe councillor Mike Kane chosen to fight by-election for Labour”
UKIP have chosen former Labour supporter John Bickley to fight the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election, the Times has reported.
Mr Bickley, aged 60, grew up in Wythenshawe and was an executive in a blue chip company before launching his own business.
The Europsceptic party has been tipped by bookies to finish second in the election, but some commentators believe they can take the seat from Labour who currently have a 7,000 majority.
Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee are due to shortlist candidates today with constituency members meeting to make the final choice on Friday (Jan 24).
Campaigning for the the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election has started with bookies tipping the Euro-sceptic UKIP to finish second.
Labour are odds on favourites to hold the seat. Their ruling National Executive Committee will shortlist candidates on Wednesday and party members will have the final say at a selection meeting on Friday (January 24).
Reports suggest Manchester City councillor Rosa Battle leads the field with Cllr Mike Amesbury and former councillor and local activist Mike Kane also in the running. Continue reading “Campaigning for the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election is underway as parties begin to choose candidates”