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.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 2:36 pm

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

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Peterborough City Council elections 2021
Peterborough City Council elections 2021

Result:

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

Turnout: 32.35%