The Sunderland Forum is all about local issues. The City of Sunderland obviously includes, Washington, Houghton and Hetton. However, we allow news, views and gossip from all areas surrounding Wearside.
I am really surprised that Niall Hodson didn't do too well for the Liberals.
He does have a good reputation as an active councillor. So that's a shame.
I guess this two party thingy isn't a good thing.