Seaford Town Council Conservative candidate John Boots dies

Matt Woodruff has introduced a 'Tory tax' for anyone who voted Conservative
Matt Woodruff has introduced a 'Tory tax' for anyone who voted Conservative

The Conservative Party candidate for Seaford East Ward John Boots has died, Lewes District Council announced this evening (Thursday May 7).

A spokesperson for the district council said: “We extend our condolences to his family. In accordance with election law and having taken advice from the Electoral Commission the poll for Seaford East Ward has had to be abandoned and the town council election for that ward will be rearranged as soon as possible.”