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Shaffaq Mohammed: Lib Dems reflect on election defeats

Shaffaq Mohammed, leader of the Liberal Democrats on Sheffield, told Sheffield Live! the party will need to regroup after losing seats in the local elections. The Lib Dems lost Eccleshall to the Greens and lost Beighton to Labour, reducing their total number of seats on the Council to 27. Baillor Jalloh reports.

Lib Dems blame Greens for Sheffield leadership defeat

The leader of the Liberal Democrats in Sheffield, councillor Shaffaq Mohammed, has criticised the Green Party for allowing Labour to retake the leadership of Sheffield Council. The leadership election went to a second round of voting at Wednesday’s council meeting with a run-off between Labour’s Tom Hunt and the Lib Dem leader, after the Greens were knocked out in the first round. The Greens abstained in the second vote allowing Tom Hunt to be elected as leader. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Liberal Democrat leader slams police chief sacking

The leader of Sheffield’s Liberal Democrat Group Shaffaq Mohammed has condemned the Police and Crime Commissioner’s decision to remove Chief Constable David Crompton. Councillor Mohammed questioned whether crime commissioner Dr Alan Billings should have acted earlier rather than waiting until two months before Crompton was due to retire. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!