December 15, 2023 11.15 am

Lib Dems snatch seat from Conservatives in North Kesteven by-election

Adrian Whittle breaks 20-year trend in Conservative rural heartland

The Liberal Democrat Party has won a seat from the Conservatives in North Kesteven following a by-election victory.

Adrian Whittle will be the first Liberal Democrat on the council in about 20 years. His father, Geoffrey Whittle, was a Conservative district councillor for 11 years. The Billinghay Rural election took place on Thursday night, following the death of District Councillor Gill Ogden.

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