The date of the Chadsmead by-election has been confirmed.

The Lichfield District Council seat has been vacant since Conservative councillor Michael Fryers was disqualified for non-attendance at meetings.

A by-election will now take place on January 30.

The candidates standing are:

  • Marion Bland (Liberal Democrat)
  • Bob Green (UKIP)
  • Jon O’Hagan (Conservative)
  • Caroline Wood (Labour)


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