8 March 2019
David Lyons has become the the first ever Green Councillor elected in Buckinghamshire. He was elected to Aylesbury Vale District Council at a by-election on Thursday 7th March in Haddenham and Stone Ward. David won for the Green Party with 1210 votes, gaining 51% of the vote. This was a former Conservative Party seat but this time they came in second place with 781 votes. The Liberal Democrats and Labour together gained just under 400 votes.
You can find the full results here
David said "I am so happy and so proud to have been elected to represent the people of Haddenham and Stone. We worked hard to win this campaign and the result shows the need for hard-working, local councillors, able to hold the council to account on all matters from housing developments to waste and recycling."
This by-election was called after the death of the former Conservative Councillor in November 2018. David is the first Green Councillor to be elected on to Aylesbury Vale District Council where the Conservative Party hold a large majority.