Restoring Trust Must Now Be The Priority

After a gruelling seven-week election campaign, everything came down to the wire. At close to 7am on the morning of June 9th, more than 24 hours without sleep, and after two recounts, the result was declared – Farrelly 21,124, Meredith 21,094.

Report on Election Administrations Failures in Newcastle

Today Newcastle Borough Council released the independent report into the administration of the General Election in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The report found that failings by the Returning Office and the Council led to 1,500 people being denied their democratic right to vote on June 8th.

An Economy That Works For Everyone - Owen's Speech to Conference

Good morning Conference.

My name is Owen Meredith and I had the privilege to stand as our candidate in Newcastle under Lyme at the last election.


Conference, I believe in Great Britain. I believe our best days as a nation are ahead of us.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council Review of Parliamentary Election

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has ordered an independent review of the parliamentary election in Newcastle following a number of irregularities, including missing postal vote packs, denied proxy votes and voters incorrectly turned away from polling stations.

Thank you

Thank you to everyone in Newcastle-under-Lyme who voted for me on Thursday.

I am immensely proud of my fantastic campaign team and all the volunteers who gave up their time to support me, and delighted to have won the support of 21,094 people in this election.

Meredith Calls For Newcastle Train Station Study

Owen Meredith, who is hoping to become the new Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme, has pledged to secure a feasibility study into reopening the Market Drayton branch line, or similar route to connect Newcastle with Stoke and HS2.

Meredith: Let's make a success of Brexit for Newcastle

The Conservative candidate to be the next MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Owen Meredith, has challenged PCC candidates from Labour and the Liberal Democrats to respect the results of the EU referendum.

Speaking at the Keele University hustings yesterday (30 May), Meredith said: