Are Labour voters seeing the light?

I would like to congratulate Independent Coun Kathleen Pearson on her election to Hetton Town Council in May's Town Council by-election.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 9:08 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:55 am

The election cost the cash-strapped Labour-led council and its council tax payers an estimated £4,000 in election cost and Labour took a thrashing just as they did in the Sandhill Ward by-election in January this year and just as they did last June when traditional Labour voters ignored their party’s call to vote remain in the EU Referendum.

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Are traditional Labour voters beginning to see the light and are no longer willing to vote blindly the way their parents and grandparents did?

Kay Rowham