Politics

Get the latest news and updates for local politics across the Blackmore Vale area. We talk exclusively to your local MP’s for news at home and in Westminster.

Evelyn Akoto, right, will bid to take the South West Wiltshire seat from Dr Andrew Murrison

Labour reveals candidate to take on Andrew Murrison at next general election

A LONDON councillor has been picked as the Labour candidate for South West Wiltshire at the next general election. Evelyn…

From left: Simon Hoare, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Robert Buckland and Simon Case, who were all revealed to be members of the male-only Garrick Club in London

Garrick Club votes to allow women to join after 60% support change

THE Garrick – an exclusive London members’ club – has voted to allow women to join the institution for…

The exclusive, men-only Garrick Club, in London's West End. Picture: Google

Garrick Club members pledge to resign ahead of vote to allow women to join

HIGH-profile members of the controversial men-only Garrick Club have written to bosses of the London venue saying they will…

FULL RESULTS: Lib Dems triumph with majority in Dorset Council election

UPDATE: Lib Dems win one-seat majority, with Conservatives losing 13 councillors THE Liberal Democrats have won a majority on Dorset…

West Dorset MP Chris Loder welcomed Kemi Badenoch to the county this week

Business secretary Kemi Badenoch in Dorset for chamber Q&A

DORSET firms got the chance to hear about government policy from the Secretary of State herself this week. Business and…

Frome Community Fridge has saved eight Wembley Stadiums' worth of food waste

MP highlights work of Frome Community Fridge during debate in Parliament

THE work of Frome Community Fridge in preventing food going to waste was highlighted in the Houses of Parliament…

General election 2024: How YOU can take part in the New Blackmore Vale poll

MORE: Click here to take part in the New Blackmore Vale General Election Poll 2024 AS the UK prepares…

Candidates for the role of PCC in Avon & Somerset have been revealed - and told you why they deserve your vote...

Avon & Somerset PCC candidates confirmed: Why they say you should vote for them…

THE final list of candidates hoping to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon & Somerset has…

William Wragg honeytrap scam "naive and stupid" says Chris Loder

William Wragg: Honeytrap MP branded “naive and stupid” by Chris Loder

SENIOR Conservative MP William Wragg has been branded “naive and stupid” after falling victim to a honeytrap scam. The Hazel…

The Conservative Post has called for Mr Hoare to be deselected in a move he called 'ludicrous'

Conservative website calls for MP Simon Hoare to be deselected in scathing article

MEMBERS of the North Dorset Conservative Association are being urged to deselect its MP. Simon Hoare (Con, North Dorset) has…