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Friday, July 26, 2013

Council by-elections

Seven council by-elections were held yesterday, with some solid results for Labour:
 
Braintree East Ward, Braintree DC. Lab hold. Lab 461 (46.6%, -0.3), Con 267 (27%, -5.9), UKIP 194 (19.6%, +8.5), Green 67 (6.8%, +0.4). Swing of 2.8% from Con to Lab since March 2012 by-election.
 
Thrapston Market Ward, East Northants DC. Con hold. C 396 (43.1%, -12.4), Ind 210 (22.9%, -21.6), Lab 166 (18.1%, +18.1), UKIP 146 (15.9%, +15.9). Swing of 17% from Ind to Con since 2011.
 
Weybridge South Ward, Elmbridge BC. Con hold. Con 274 (48.6%, -20.9), LD 150 (26.6%, +7.8), UKIP 140 (24.8%, +24.8). Swing of 14.4% from Con to LD since 2012.
 
Beverley Ward, RB Kingston-upon-Thames. Con gain from LD. Con 1033 (35.1%, +2.1), LD 760 (25.9%, -14.7), Lab 717 (24.4%, +11.9), UKIP 223 (7.6%, +7.6), Green 207 (7%, -4). Swing of 8.4% from LD to Con since 2010.
 
Tulse Hill Ward, LB Lambeth. Lab hold. Labour 1575 (69.3%, +18.5), LD 277 (12.2%, -15.5), Green 177 (7.8%, -4.1), TUSC 76 (3.4%, +3.4), Con 74 (3.3%, -6.3), UKIP 64 (2.8%, +2.8), Ind 20 (0.9%, +0.9), Soc 11 (0.5%, +0.5). Swing of 17% from LD to Lab since 2010.
 
Weston-Super-Mare North Worle Ward, North Somerset UA. Ind gain from Con. Ind 531 (25.5%, +25.5), Con 471 (22.6%, -27.5), Lab 445 (21.4%, -1.9), LD 321 (15.4%, -11.2), UKIP 220 (10.6%, +10.6), Ind 93 (4.5%, +4.5). Swing of 26.5% from Con to Ind since 2011.
 

Felsted Ward, Uttlesford DC. Con hold. Con 557 (54.1%, -24.9), LD 253 (24.6%, +3.6), UKIP 181 (17.6%, +17.6), Lab 38 (3.7%, +3.7). Swing of 14.3% from Con to LD since 2011.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Some solid results for Labour?

In Beverley ward, Labour nearly doubled its vote and came within 43 votes of pushing the Lib Dems from first place to third place.

1:04 pm, July 26, 2013

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No Labour candidate in Weybridge South?

7:07 pm, July 26, 2013

 
Anonymous flower delivery said...

Do we want Labour back... what does the future hold for England and Britain.

11:25 am, July 31, 2013

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nomination cock up in Surrey IIRC.

12:23 am, August 05, 2013

 

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