Grangetown voters ready to go to polls

1 November 2016

Voters are going to the polls in Grangetown on Thursday in the Cardiff Council by-election following the sudden death of Labour councillor Chris Lomax in September.

There are five candidates standing for the seat – which will be just six months before the full council elections are held.

Secretary of the Muslim Cultural Centre in Grangetown Tariq Awan is standing for Plaid Cymru. Read his Q&A here.

Michael Bryan, a Grangetown-based researcher at the National Assembly is standing for the Conservatives. Read his Q&A here.

Maliika Kaaba, a Cardiff HR manager, will be trying to re-claim the seat for Labour. Read her Q&A here.

Former Grangetown councillor Asghar  Ali, who lost the seat in 2012, is the Lib Dems candidate, and Richard Lewis, an official in the UKIP office at the Assembly is standing for UKIP. (Neither candidate provided Q&A responses when asked.)

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