Peterborough election results: ‘Suspended’ Conservative candidate wins Dogsthorpe
The Conservative candidate for Dogsthorpe has won the seat despite reportedly being suspended by the party for alleged antisemitism.
Ishfaq Hussain, who has apologised for posts he put on Facebook, took the seat previously held by Liberal Party member Chris Ash who was not seeking re-election.
The Tories have never responded to requests for comment on Mr Hussain’s posts.
The other two councillors in the ward are Labour
Kelsey Brace (Green) - 77
Colin Hargreaves (Independent) - 250
Ishfaq Hussain (Conservative) - 856
Alison Jones (Labour and Co-operative) - 779
Sandra Ringler (Lib Dem) - 153
Graham Whitehead (UKIP) - 87