In Park Ward Melanie Eastwood has become the second Green Cllr in a historic victory. The Greens now have group status.
green 1585. 43%
lab. 1213. 33
Con. 732. 20
LD. 123. 3
So farewell Wazir and congratulations Cllr Melanie Eastwood.
Other news in Reading, LD leaderless as lab win in Redlands. Tories did well overall outside Park where they were dismal
There is much speculation about who is left in controll of the council. If Lab can form an alliance it may be them. Some are suggesting a Lab/Green alliance but thats news to us.
I would support any party on a policy I agreed on but not an alliance. In Oxford the Greens formed a coalition a few yeas ago and were blamed for everything that went wrong. Much as has happened to the LD. Lets see what our Cllrs decide, they meet to discuss this soon. Today is for celebrating not deciding.
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