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Chris Stevens: Working alongside Conservatives in the referendum campaign convinced me I should join them
Now I have switched from UKIP to the Conservative Group on the excellent Reigate and Banstead Borough Council.
I don’t want to shout from the sidelines. I want to be actively involved in the decision making process.
I started to develop a great concern. What if UKIP managed to win enough seats to take over control of the Council?
Cllr Claire Jeffrey was also the Labour candidate for Folkestone and Hyde at the last General Election.
The news follows another defection from UKIP, which took place in Gloucestershire last month.
Cllr Alan Preest returns to the Conservatives.
The councillor had felt “plagued by internal wrangles” which had harmed his health.
The Council remains hung.
Labour-run Cardiff Council has abdicated its responsibilities to the people of our fantastic capital city.
The husband-and-wife team previously sat as independents.
The decision follows the Government’s plans to proceed with an in/out referendum on EU membership.
Cllr Elliot Nichols returns to the fold.
The councillor had previously served as an independent.
The new recruit will stand for the Party in the local elections.