A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Council by-elections

Yesterday's council by-election results:

Gaywood Chase Ward, Kings Lynn & West Norfolk DC. Con hold. Con 202 (28.7%, -17.4), Lab 194 (27.5%, -10.2), LD 167 (23.7%, +23.7), BNP 90 (12.8%, +12.8), Green 52 (7.4%, +7.4). Swing of 3.6% from Con to Lab since 2007.

Hertford Ward, Scarborough BC. Green gain from Con. Green 894 (66.5%, +41.7), Con 356 (26.5%, -9.3), Ind 94 (7.0%, +7.0). Swing of 25.5% from Con to Green since 2007.

Streonshalh Ward, Scarborough BC. Ind gain from LD. Ind 246 (45.3%, +12.1), LD 95 (17.5%, -29.6), Con 80 (14.7%, -4.9), Lab 74 (13.6%, +13.6), Ind 48 (8.8%, +8.8). Swing of 20.9% from LD to Ind since 2007.

Holsworthy Ward, Torridge DC. Ind gain from LD. Ind 537 (53.3%, +18.8), LD 471 (46.7%, +2.8). Swing of 8% from LD to Ind since 2007.

3 Comments:

Blogger Jim Jay said...

Two Lib Dem seats lost to independents - interesting.

Nice to see another Green win too :)

6:37 pm, August 14, 2009

 
Blogger Ravi Gopaul said...

Hey Luke, why don't you get some Labour Unity going by setting up a discussion threat on Daniel Hannan's idiotic comments on the NHS?
I think this is a topic all Labour people will agree on!

9:12 pm, August 14, 2009

 
Blogger Luke Akehurst said...

I already did - couple of posts earlier

9:24 pm, August 14, 2009

 

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