QUICK READ: A Lib Dem councillor from Salford who also won a seat in the Cotswolds in the local elections last week has now been suspended from the party.
Chris Twells who standing as a paper candidate and won his Cotswold seat, ousting the incumbent Tory candidate.
Twells had offered to resign his Ordsall seat but “only when it’s possible to do it in a way that does not incur unnecessary expense for the taxpayer”
It has now been confirmed that he has been suspended from the Lib Dem party.
In a statement, the party said: “Mr Twells has been suspended after a complaint against him was assessed under the party’s complaints process,He is not employed by the party.”