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.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Council by-elections

I'm going to write in the next few days about the riots.

In the meantime here's a more mundance matter - a catch-up on council by-elections in recent weeks:

26 July (an unusual Tuesday by-election)

Snatchwood Ward, Torfaen UA. Lab gain from Ind. Lab 239 (47.9%, +4.8), Ind 161 (32.3%, -24.6), Ind 41 (8.2%, +8.2), Ind 37 (7.4%, +7.4), PC 12 (2.4%, +2.4), Con 9 (1.8%, +1.8). Swing of 14.7% from Ind to Lab since 2008.

28 July

Beardwood with Lammack Ward, Blackburn with Darwen BC. Con hold. Con 1097 (63.8%, +3.5), Lab 572 (33.2%, nc), LD 51 (3.0%, -3.4). Swing of 1.8% from Lab to Con since May this year.

Bush Hill Park Ward, LB Enfield. Con hold. Con 1108 (44.5%, +6.1), Lab 668 (26.8%, +2), Ind 230 (9.2%, +9.2), LD 177 (7.1%, -12.3), Green 100 (4.0%, -6.5), UKIP 70 (2.8%, -4.1), BNP 61 (2.5%, +2.5), Christian 45 (1.8%< +1.8), ED 29 (1.2%, +1.2). Swing of 2.1% from Lab to Con since 2010.

Stanmore Park Ward, LB Harrow. Con hold. Con 1395 (58.1%, -0.4), Lab 509 (21.2%, +0.7), Ind 299 (12.4%, +12.4), LD 98 (4.1%, -9.4), Green 53 (2.2%, -5.4), UKIP 48 (2%, +2). Swing of 0.6% from Con to Lab since 2010.

Poulton North Ward, Warrington BC. LD hold. LD 1106 (48.3%, +9.1), Lab 895 (39.1%, -7.8), Con 190 (8.3%, -5.6), UKIP 97 (4.2%, +4.2). Swing of 8.5% from Lab to LD since May this year.

4 August

South Petherton Division, Somerset CC. LD gain from Con. LD 1333 (53.6%, +13.3), Con 943 (37.9%, -5.4), Green 108 (4.3%, -2.9), UKIP 104 (4.2%, +4.2). Swing of 9.4% from Con to LD since 2009.

11 August

St Peters Ward, LB Islington. Lab hold. Lab 1167 (52.5%, +14.1), LD 440 (19.8%, -7.8), Con 381 (17.1%, -8.9), Green 176 (7.9%, -0.1), Ind 59 (2.7%, +2.7). Swing of 11% from LD to Lab since 2010.

Fremington Ward, North Devon DC. Ind hold. Ind 501 (42.1%, -27), Con 398 (33.5%, +11.6), Ind 196 (16.5%, +16.5), Green 94 (7.9%, +7.9). Swing of 19.3% from Ind to Con since May this year.

Eton & Castle Ward, Windsor & Maidenhead UA. LD gain from Con. LD 208 (47.4%, +19.6) Con 182 (41.5%, -23.7) Lab 32 (7.3%, +0.3), UKIP 17 (3.9%, +3.9). Swing of 21.7% from Con to LD since May this year.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

"11 August
St Peters Ward, LB Islington. Lab hold. ...Swing of 11% from LD to Lab since 2010. "

Good result or what?

SOS

Save our Sargeants!

12:16 am, August 16, 2011

 

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