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Lib Dems pull off shock victory in Richmond Park by-election as Zac is thrown out

A ‘shockwave to Downing Street’ has, last night, been pulled off by the Liberal Democrats, with Sarah Olney defeating Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election. Lib Dem challenger Ms Olney overturned Mr Goldsmith’s 23,015 majority to win by 1,872 votes. The

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Lib Dems eye victory over Zac Goldsmith in Richmond Park

Party predicts its candidate, Sarah Olney, will defeat former London mayoral candidate in Thursday’s byelection

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#YourVoice: Richmond Park offers a first glimpse at a changed political landscape

The battle between Zac Goldsmith and Sarah Olney has Brexit and Heathrow as intriguing subplots

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Polls open in Richmond Park for by-election

POLLS have opened across Richmond and Kingston today for a by-election in the Richmond Park constituency. The contest was triggered by the resignation of the former Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith, over Heathrow expansion.   There are eight candidates standing, including Mr Goldsmith who is

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Candidate profile: Zac Goldsmith

Name: Zac Goldsmith Party: Independent (resigned from Conservative Party) Constituency: Richmond Park Previous election history: Richmond Park, 2010 (29,461, 49.7%, elected), 2015 (34,404, 58.2%, elected). Biography: Zac Goldsmith, a former editor of the Ecologist Magazine, is a former Conservative MP

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#ZacGoldsmith: Today’s by-election is crucial

Dear Resident, Today’s by-election matters hugely. It is happening simply because I kept my word to you and resigned after the Government U-turned on Heathrow expansion. It is our chance to tell the Government we will not accept their decision,

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#YourVoice with Tania Mathias MP: Putting the record straight

I wasn’t at all surprised when Zac Goldsmith resigned on principle over the Government’s Heathrow decision.  He had always said he would, and having worked alongside him both as a local Councillor and as an MP, I know he’s the

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#ZacGoldsmith: Residents invited to public meetings on eve of by-election

Dear Resident, I wanted to let you know that I am holding 2 public meetings on Wednesday 30th November: Between 10am and 11am at The Queens Head, 144 Richmond Rd, Kingston, KT2 5HA (MAP) Between 7pm and 8pm at The Kingston

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Greens back Lib Dem candidate against Zac Goldsmith in byelection

Party hopes decision will encourage Labour to support Sarah Olney in cross-party effort to defeat former Tory MP for Richmond Park

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