By-election to replace disabled row councillor

A by-election is taking place in Cornwall today to elect a replacement for Wadebridge East councillor Collin Brewer.

Mr Brewer, who represents Wadebridge East, stepped down in July in a row over comments he made about disabled children.

The five candidates for Wadebridge East are:

  • Rod Harrison, UK Independence
  • Adrian Darrell Jones, Labour
  • Steve Knightley, Liberal Democrat
  • Tony Rush, Independent
  • Stephen Rushworth, Conservative

Polls open at 7am and people have until 10pm to vote.