Search

Local Elections: ‘We’ve done all we can’ - Romford Conservative Association chairman

12:31 23 May 2014

Cllr Osman Dervish (left) with Boris Johnson and other members of the Romford Conservative Association and Syed Kamall (centre), Tory MEP for London

Cllr Osman Dervish (left) with Boris Johnson and other members of the Romford Conservative Association and Syed Kamall (centre), Tory MEP for London

Archant

The chairman of the Romford Conservative Association believes his party has done all it can in the build up to the election.

Cllr Osman Dervish said: “It’s an exciting day. We have done all we can.”

When asked about the threat of Ukip, he added: “It has a presence, but when we start talking about local elections, it’s the Conservatives that people talk about.”

Read more:

Local Elections: Ukip’s Alby Tebbutt says party wants to ‘make point’

Local Elections: Ukip ‘doing well in polls’

Local Elections: Counts ‘looking positive’ for Residents’ Association

Follow our live blog here

Latest Romford Stories

50 minutes ago
Romford & Gidea Park's Steve Barfoot in action (pic: DNR Glover).

Park’s under-15s thrash Colchester rivals with Seyi Ajeigbe helping himself to a hat-trick

09:00
Frances Bardsley's under-16 girls celebrate their futsal success at the Copper Box

Marshalls Park and Redden Court also celebrate

08:00
Coopers Coborn's under-14 boys face the camera at the National Badminton Championships

Under-14 boys record best-ever results

12:00
Voters will take to the polls to choose the next London mayor and their GLA representatives on May 5

As the countdown begins to Thursday’s elections, we profile Havering and Redbridge’s five local GLA candidates vying to win. Here is what you need to know about your local candidates.

07:00
Romford's Paul Claydon jnr, Tom Lickfold and Tim Olla, with coach Darren Sharpe, compete in Northern Ireland this weekend

Emerson Park super-lightweight in Copper Box action

07:00
One of the crashed cars found near Ferry Lane, Rainham

People will be killed if street racers keep performing illegal late night stunts in front of hundreds of onlookers at an industrial estate, police have warned.

39 minutes ago
Firefighters attended the fire in Crow Road

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a travellers site in the early hours of this morning.

Results

Romford

  • Andrew Rosindell (Conservative)
    25,067 (51.0%)

Hornchurch and Upminster

  • Angela Watkinson (Conservative)
    27,051 (49.0%)

Dagenham & Rainham

  • Jon Cruddas (Labour)
    17,830 (41.4%)

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Yummy traditional afternoon teas for two

MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Traditional Afternoon Teas for two at a location of your choice! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe