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The week’s Local By-Election Results : Gains for SNP, UKIP and CON

November 28th, 2014

East Riding of Yorkshire
Bridlington Central and Old Town
Result: UKIP 401 (31%), Conservative 352 (27%), Dealtry (Independent) 217 (17%), Dixon (Independent) 214 (16%), Tate (Independent) 116 (9%)
UKIP GAIN from Social Democrat with a majority of 49 (4%)
Total Independent vote: 547 (42%)

Howdenshire
Result: Conservative 1,020 (46%), UKIP 891 (40%), Labour 298 (13%)
Conservative HOLD with a majority of 129 (6%)

Willerby and Kirk Ella
Result: Conservative 1,522 (56%), UKIP 699 (26%), Labour 515 (19%)
Conservative HOLD with a majority of 823 (30%)

Scotland
Troup on Aberdeenshire (Con Defence)
Result: SNP 1,159 (46% +6%), Conservative 574 (23% +2%), Independent 391 (16%), Liberal Democrats 141 (6% +4%), Labour 140 (6% unchanged), Green 68 (3%, no candidate in 2012), Independent 43 (2%)
SNP GAIN from Conservative (count of election not known) with a majority of 585 (23%) on a swing of 2% from Con to SNP
Total Independent vote: 434 (17% -11% on 2012)

Midlothian East on Midlothian (Ind Defence from Lab defection)
Result: Labour 1,294 (33% -3%), SNP 1,260 (32% -11%), Independent 780 (20% +9%), Conservative 331 (8% -1%), Green 197 (5%, no candidate in 2012), Liberal Democrat 68 (2%, no candidate in 2012)
Labour HOLD (count of election not known) with a majority of 34 (1%) on a swing of 4% from SNP to Labour

Kirkwall West and Orphir on Orkney (Ind Defence)
Result: Manson (Independent) 647 (58%), Skuse (Independent) 281 (25%), McBrearty (Independent) 142 (13%), Leonard (Independent) 55 (5%)
Independent HOLD with a majority of 366 (33%)

Blackbird Leys (Lab Defence) and Northfield Brook (Lab Defence) on Oxford
Blackbird Leys
Result: Labour 509 (76% -9%), UKIP 91 (14%, no candidate in 2012), Conservative 27 (4% -2%), Green 21 (3% -2%), TUSC 13 (2%, no candidate in 2012), Lib Dem 11 (2% -2%)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 418 (62%) on a swing of 11.5% from Labour to UKIP

Northfield Brook
Result: Labour 401 (71% -3%), Conservative 65 (11% +3%), Green 50 (9% -1%), TUSC 34 (6%, no candidate in 2012), Liberal Democrat 18 (3% -6%)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 336 (60%) on a swing of 3% from Labour to Conservative

The Leys on Oxfordshire (Lab Defence)
Result: Labour 879 (82%, unchanged on 2013), Conservative 77 (7% -1%), Green 57 (5% -2%), Liberal Democrat 30 (3% unchanged on 2013), TUSC 27 (3%, no candidate in 2013)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 802 (75%) on a swing of 0.5% from Conservative to Labour

Charville on Hillingdon (Lab Defence)
Result: Labour 950 (39%), Conservative 929 (38%), UKIP 468 (19%), TUSC 40 (2%), Lib Dem 37 (2%)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 21 (1%)

St. Neots Primary Park on Huntingdonshire (Con Defence)
Result: Conservative 448 (46% +1%), UKIP 337 (34%, no candidate in 2011), Labour 199 (20% -3%)
Conservative HOLD with a majority of 111 (12%) on a swing of 16.5% from Conservative to UKIP

Ashfordby on Melton (Lab Defence)
Result: Conservative 265 (54%), Labour 129 (26%), UKIP 94 (19%)
Conservative GAIN from Labour with a majority of 136 (28%)

Bowydd and Rhiw on Gwynedd (Plaid defence)
Candidates duly nominated: Annwen Daniels (Plaid) and is therefore duly elected
Plaid Cymru HOLD from 2012 (Plaid elected unopposed)

Harry Hayfield