Local Labour Candidate Not So Local

Welsh Fraud

Labour’s candidate for the Ogmore by-election is up to all sorts of trickery. Chris Elmore has declared an address in Pencoed, one of the main towns in the constituency, as his residence in his nomination papers. The local candidate, he’d have you think…

Yet according to his public declarations as a councillor, Elmore actually lives in Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan, well outside the seat he is fighting. A co-conspirator reports that Elmore’s car was parked outside his house there late the night before last. Who owns the Pencoed home? Labour Assembly member Janice Gregory. Electoral law dictates that candidates must put their true address on their nomination papers…

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