Congratulations to Labour’s newly elected councillors for Maryland and Forest Gate North

Following Labour’s landslide at the general election:

Returning Officer Abi Gbago announced that Melanie Onovo and Liz Cronin, both Labour, have been elected as Newham councillors for the Maryland and Forest Gate North wards.

Melanie Onovo – “I’m deeply honoured to have been elected Councillor for Maryland. I am so moved by the faith residents have put in me. No matter how you voted, I’ll be a present advocate for your needs. A truly historic night for the country. The people have voted for change”.  

Liz Cronin – “I’m so grateful to everyone who voted and campaigned, all across Newham and Forest Gate North! There’s loads to do to earn the trust you’ve placed in us. I’ll share contact details ASAP and get to work – with all residents, however you voted”.

Congratulations Melanie and Liz. To everyone who has campaigned for Labour in this election, to everyone who voted for us and put their trust in the Labour Party – thank you.

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