Maidstone Lib Dems are delighter to have retained leadership of Maidstone Council following May’s elections which had had again resulted in no overall control.
At the first Full Council meeting, following the election on 18th May, Martin Cox, the Lib Dem leader gained support from Labour and Independent councillors to retain his position of Leader of the Council. Lib Dems supported Independent Fay Gooch who has retained her position as deputy leader of the council.
In the elections Lib Dems held all contested seats except North where an administrative error led to Rob Field being eligible to stand.
The results below show the outcome for each ward, showing a very strong performance for the Lib Dem candidate in each seat contested
Liberal Democrat Cynthia Robertson 1180
Coxheath & Hunton
Liberal Democrat Richard Webb 1223
Liberal Democrat David Naghi 942
Liberal Democrat Dinesh Khadka 852
Liberal Democrat Susan Grigg 390
Liberal Democrat Brian Clark 1332