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The Conservatives were able to point to ‘family values’ after their triumph in the local elections.
Husband and wife Doug and Natasha Pullen both landed seats in Burntwood wards, while Helen Fisher and her daughter Beth were also elected in the town.
Cllr Fisher revealed that her daughter was not able to make the count because the 19-year-old trainee mechanic was at college – but mum was quick to break the news.
We thought we’d do ok but Chasetown has always been a Labour stronghold,” said Cllr Fisher Snr.
“The fact that she came first is absolutely amazing – she’s thrilled.”
The teenager is one of a number of new young councillors elected for the Conservatives, including Ben Rayner and Olivia Shepherd.
And Cllr Fisher Snr believes being able to connect with a different type of voter helped the Conservatives make huge inroads in Burntwood wards.
“Beth’s age has helped her,” she said. “People have decided to give her a go.
“She really wants to stand up for young people in the area.
“This could be really good for Lichfield District. I’m going to encourage her to get out there and spread the word.
“I just hope that she has a really good experience because I love being a local councillor.”