Newtownabbey Ratepayers Association

The Newtownabbey Ratepayers Association was a minor political party operating in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland

It has contest elections for Newtownabbey Borough Council from 1997 to 2005 and registered as a political party with the Electoral Commission in 2001.

The party had 2 councillors elected in the 1997 local elections, 1 in 2001 and 1 in 2005. In the 2005 elections the party stood candidates in 3 of Newtownabbey's 4 electoral areas and polled 1897 votes, 6.4% of the votes in the borough.

In their statement of accounts for the year to the end of 2005, the party declared that they had a membership of 23 [http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/files/dms/NewtownabbeyRatepayersAssociation_20011-14658_E_N_S_W_.PDF ] .

Their sole elected councillor, Billy Webb, joined the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland in April 2008. [http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/Campaigner-tojoin-Alliance.4001549.jp]

External links

* [http://newtownabbeyratepayers.co.uk/ Newtownabbey Ratepayers Association]


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