A Seaford town councillor has resigned from his political party.
Councillor Sam Adeniji yesterday resigned from the Conservative Party to serve as an independent delegate.
Coun Adeniji said since their election in 2011, local Conservatives had “achieved nothing for the people of Seaford” other than an increase in council tax precept of more than 20% in three years.
He said: “Their utter contempt for the electorate has led to the resignation of six Conservative councillors in two and a half years and has cost the people of Seaford five by-elections.
“Over the past 12 to 18 months Seaford Conservatives have shown themselves apathetic in doing what is right for the people of Seaford, they have become self-serving in nature with councillors obsessed with chasing official titles and plotting their future political career.”