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, January 13, 2012

Council by-elections

Only one council by-election yesterday:

Cinderford West Ward, Forest of Dean DC. Lab hold. Lab 496 (52.8%, +2.7), C 236 (25.1%, +6.2), UKIP 119 (12.7%, +12.7), LD 89 (9.5%, -3.5). Swing of 1.8% from Lab to Con since May this year.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Cheltenham Labour Party said...

Result - Labour win seat
Roger Sterry Lab 496
Conservative 236
UKIP 119
LibDem 89

Turnout 24%

10:40 am, January 13, 2012

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And of course, it's "since May *last* year" now.....

Easy mistake to make :)

3:33 pm, January 13, 2012

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Council By-elections 2011

Party Votes Per Cent
CON 112,208 32.3%
LAB 106,787 30.7%
LD 58,892 17.0%
SNP 19,435 5.6%
IND 19,226 5.5%
GRN 11,402 3.3%
UKIP 7,474 2.2%

4:08 pm, January 13, 2012

 
Anonymous Arnold said...

Let's see Cameron call for a snap general election! If the Tories are as popular as they seem to think, they'll walk it. My guess is that they'll be shot down in flames. And good riddance.

9:01 am, January 14, 2012

 

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