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.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Council by-elections

There were two by-elections last Wednesday and a further eight on Thursday. The LDs gained two seats from the Tories.

12 March

Petersfield Bell Hill Ward, East Hampshire DC. Con hold. Con 190 (42.3%, -14.3), UKIP 110 (24.5%, +24.5), Lab 75 (16.7%, -2.6), LD 74 (16.5%, -7). Swing of 19.9% from Con to UKIP since 2011.

Petersfield Butser Division, Hampshire CC. Con hold. Con 1156 (37.3%, -1.5), UKIP 720 (23.2%, +0.7), LD 685 (22.1%, +1.1), Lab 322 (10.7%, +1.1), Green 220 (7.1%, -1.5). Swing of 1.1% from Con to UKIP since 2013.

13 March

Heanor West Ward, Amber Valley DC. Lab hold. Lab 595 (52.9%, -3.3), UKIP 259 (23%, +23), Con 229 (20.4%, -5.2), LD 41 (3.6%, +3.6). Swing of 13.2% from Lab to UKIP since 2012.

Barham Downs Ward, Canterbury CC. LD gain from Con. LD 337 (37.3%, -3.4), Con 285 (31.5%, -11.4), UKIP 164 (18.1%, +18.1), Lab 78 (8.6%, +8.6), Green 40 (4.4%, -12). Swing of 4% from Con to LD since 2011.

Crewe West Ward, Cheshire East UA. Lab hold. Lab 720 (49.9%, -6.6), UKIP 387 (26.8%, +26.8), Ind 159 (11%, +11), Con 122 (8.5%, -16.8), LD 55 (3.8%, -14.3). Swing of 16.7% from Lab to UKIP since 2011.

Longview Ward, Knowsley MBC. Lab hold. Lab 670 (64.8%, -29), Ind 327 (31.6%, +31.6), Con 37 (3.6%, +3.6). Swing of 30.3% from Lab to Ind since 2012.

Farley Ward, Luton UA. Lab hold. Lab 1232 (72.5%, +17.6), UKIP 226 (13.3%, +5.6), Con 154 (9.1%, -9), LD 46 (2.7%, -7.7), Green 41 (2.4%, +2.4). Swing of 6% from UKIP to Lab since 2011.

Chertsey Meads Ward, Runneymede DC. Con hold. Con 489 (42.2%, +1.9), Lab 329 (28.4%, +0.5), UKIP 327 (28.2%, +0.3), OMRL 15 (1.3%, +0.4). Swing from Lab to Con of 0.7% since 2012 by-election.

Ludlow North Division, Shropshire UA. LD gain from Con. LD 579 (45.3%, +11.7), Con 382 (29.9%, -10.5), Ind 223 (17.4%, +17.4), Lab 94 (7.4%, -1.4). Swing of 11.1% from Con to LD since 2013.

Aveland Ward, South Kesteven DC. Con 359 (75.6%, +3.4), Lab 116 (24.4%, +24.4). Swing of 10.5% from Con to Lab since 2011.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Heanor West:

Good to see another BNP no-show in a former area of strength.


4:12 pm, March 18, 2014

 

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