Sheffield South East stays Labour

Clive Betts has been returned to the House of Commons with a slightly decreased majority after triumphing over the Conservatives in Sheffield South East. Speaking to supporters at Sheffield’s English Institute of Sport after the result was declared, he said: “They have sent me back with a clear message to oppose the cuts to the […]

Sheffield tree felling ‘not our fault’ says Lib Dem candidate

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Sheffield Central has defended the party’s role in the controversial Streets Ahead contract, responsible for felling many of the city’s trees, insisting that his party’s plans for the city’s roads were “messed up” by the council. Shaffaq Mohammed denied accusations that the Liberal Democrats were responsible for the controversial tree replacement scheme, […]

Paul Blomfield says Sheffield voters ‘puzzled’ by Natalie Bennett campaign

Labour’s Paul Blomfield says Natalie Bennett’s campaign in Sheffield is not picking up “any significant support” ahead of next week’s vote.  Blomfield, defending a 17,000 majority, is running for re-election in Sheffield Central and says that voters have not been persuaded by Bennett and her ‘national priority campaign’. “They are puzzled by the fact that […]