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Date set for Kingston Council by-election
3:30pm Monday 21st January 2013 in News
A Kingston Council by-election will take place next month, it has been confirmed.
Residents in Berrylands ward will be able to vote for a new councillor on Thursday, February 28.
The by-election is being held following the death of Liberal Democrat representative Frances Moseley in December.
The three main parties have already selected their candidates.
Solicitor Sushila Abraham will stand as the Liberal Democrat nomination, while former bank manager Mike Head will carry the hopes of the Conservatives.
Tony Banks, a sports journalist who has previously stood for election to Kingston Council, has been named as the Labour Party candidate.
Prospective candidates can apply to stand from this Friday, January 25.
The deadline for applications is noon on Friday, February 1.