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Hertfordshire Labour MEP’S Shock At Untimely Death Of Sherma Batson

Posted by Alex Mayer on 9th January 2017

Alex Mayer, Labour MEP for Stevenage has expressed her shock and sadness at the death of Cllr Sherma Batson MBE, a former candidate for the European Parliament.

As well as being a well respected local councillor Sherma Batson also stood as a Police and Crime Commissioner candidate and to be a Labour MEP.

Ms Mayer said: “I’m deeply saddened by the news of the untimely death of Sherma Batson. Sherma was a leading figure in the Labour Party across the region and a pillar of her local community. I got to know her well as a Labour candidate during the European Election campaign of 2009. Sherma was so proud of Stevenage, a well respected Mayor and really good company when out campaigning.”

“My thoughts are with Sherma’s family after this terrible, unexpected news”.