Jim Grant Welcomes Cllr Cindy Matthews

Leader of the Labour Group of councillors on Swindon Borough Council, Jim Grant, welcomes Cllr Cindy Matthews to the team. “Congratulations to Cindy for being elected in Lydiard & Freshbrook where Labour have not been represented for over 10 years. She is enthusiastic and I am sure she will work hard for the residents of Lydiard & Freshbrook”.

From a total of 128,433 votes cast in Swindon, Labour received 57,462 (44.7%) compared to 50,866 for the Tories (39./6%) and 11,302 for the LibDems (8.8%) – so Labour actually gained 5% more of the vote than the Tories.