BCCA - Beaconsfield by-elections results

A big thank you to the voters of Beaconsfield Town who elected two new Conservative Councillors on Thursday 2nd November. 

Anita Cranmer won the County Council seat taking 81% of the vote and Damian Saunders was elected to South Bucks District Council, Beaconsfield North Ward with 75% of the vote.

Unemployment: The Facts

Since 2010 unemployment has fallen by 3.5% and is now at its lowest level since 1975.

General Election Hustings

Where to hear Dominic Grieve during the election campaign:-

All Party Hustings

Wednesday 31st May 7.30pm Beaconsfield School
Thursday 1st June 7.30pm Burnham Park Hall
Monday 5th June 7.30pm Marlow All Saints Parish Church.

Dominic Grieve will also be canvassing door to door with his team throughout the campaign and conducting walkabouts in the main shopping centres.

Email your questions and /or your point of view on any matter to Dominic:-

County Election Results

County Councillors thank the electorate for their confidence & trust in voting Conservative in the election and can confirm that Conservatives won all 10 seats.


Employment: The employment rate remains at a record high of 74.2% with around 750,000 vacancies at any one time.Unemployment: The unemployment rate fell to 5.0% - the lowest rate for a decade, with the inactivity rate close to the record low at 21.8% and down 575,000 since 2010.Work: There are a record 31.6 million people in work - 461,000 morethan this time last year. Full-time work is up nearly 1.9 million since 2010.Women: The female employment rate is at a record high of 69.2% with nearly 1.1 million more women in work than in 2010.Youth unemployment: Youth unemployment is down over 300,000 since 2010 and the unemployment rate for young people not in full time education(5.6%) has never been lower.Pay: Wages continue to grow with average pay (excluding bonuses) up 2.3% over the year.Today’s national statistics show a record-breaking set of figures. Secure employment and a decent wage are key to transforming the life chances of people across the country so I’m delighted to see another strong set of figures this month.There are more people in work than ever before and wages are continuing their upward climb, which is great news for hardworking families who have seen a rise in their living standards over the past year.With around 750,000 vacancies at any one time and full-time work making up nearly 75% of the total rise in employment since 2010, our long-term economic plan is delivering jobs across the country and giving more people the security of a wage.

Marlene Lewis wins Farnham & Hedgerley By-Election

Mrs Marlene Lewis won the Farnham & Hedgerley Ward By-Election on Thursday 5th May.  Marlene thanks local electors for all their confidence and her helpers from the Farnham & Hedgerley Branch. The results were Lewis (Con) 962, Gray-Fisk (UKIP) 339, Sains (The Green Party) 239.Marlene has lived in Hedgerley for 30 years and is immersed in local activities.  She holds professional qualifications in nursing, midwifery, nurse tutoring and a variety of holistic and alternative therapies.Marlene was the first female Rotary Club President in Slough in 2013, raising charitable funds to promote youth literacy and to support other local causes.  She still cooks for the Homeless and supports their night shelter.For relaxation Marlene sings with the Stoke Poges singers and the local choirs in the United Benefice.  She manages and maintains a small woodland at the back of her home - a small contribution to the local environment we all cherish.

Conservatives Hold Beaconsfield Town Council Ward

Mrs Rita Bhalla won the Beaconsfield Town Central Ward By-Election Thursday 25th September.  Rita Bhalla thanks local electors for all their confidence and her helpers from the Beaconsfield Town Branch. The results were Bhulla (Con) 136, Butterfield (Ind) 103, Hastings (Ind) 11, Smith (UKIP) 36.