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, November 20, 2009

Council by-elections

Yesterday's results:

Cholmondeley Ward, Cheshire East Council. Con hold. Con 1764 (77.6%, +6.5), LD 508 (22.4%, +5). Swing of 0.8% from LD to Con since 2008.

Rossington Ward, Doncaster MBC. Lab gain from Ind. Lab 637 (26.9%, +1.1), Eng Dem 551 (23.3%, +23.3), Ind 501 (21.2%, -21.8), Ind 420 (17.8%, +17.8), BNP 101 (4.3%, +4.3), LD 78 (3.3%, +3.3), Ind 76 (3.2%, +3.2). Swing of 11.1% from Lab to Eng Dem since 2008.

Bo'ness and Blackness Ward, Falkirk Council. SNP hold. SNP 1604 (57.5%, +10.3), Lab 823 (29.5%, -2.4), Con 283 (10.1%, -2.6), LD 79 (2.8%, +2.8). Swing of 6.4% from Lab to SNP since 2007.

Coleford East Ward, Forest of Dean DC. Ind gain from Con. Ind 267 (29.8%, +1.2), LD 230 (25.7%, +25.7), Con 210 (23.5%, -17.7), Lab 188 (21%, -9.2). Swing of 12.3% from Ind to LD since 2007.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Lord Egbert Pitt-Smythe said...

There you have it, chums. Proof positive that Labour is doomed. This time next year, David will be P.M. and us the mega-rich will once again drink champagne as the dole queues lengthen. Tally Ho!

2:53 pm, November 20, 2009

 
Blogger Oldrightie said...

"........will once again drink champagne as the dole queues lengthen."

Just like the last three years, then?

3:25 pm, November 20, 2009

 
Anonymous Rich said...

Tony Blair doesn't drink champers does he...hard up he is. A man that stands by his spoken views, much like Mandy and Prescott.

Corrupted by power....

6:50 pm, November 20, 2009

 
Anonymous Azon 459 said...

The sooner this election is called the better.

Let us show Gordon and his gang how much we appreciate him "getting on with the job"

"We have a bucket of shit Prime Minister and (next year) we're going to pour it all over your head"

9:46 pm, November 20, 2009

 

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