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Local By-Election Review : January 2016

January 29th, 2016

Local By-Election Review : January 2016
Botchery on Carlisle: Ind GAIN from Lab on a swing of 10.5% from Lab to Ind
Launceston Central on Cornwall: Lib Dem HOLD on a swing of 9% from Lib Dem to Con
Bushney North on Hertfordshire: Con HOLD on a swing of 1.5% from Lib Dem to Con
Thatto Heath on St. Helens: Lab HOLD on a swing of 8.5% from Lab to UKIP
Hamilton North and East on South Lanarkshire: SNP HOLD on a swing of 5% from Lab to SNP
Faraday on Southwark: Lab HOLD on a swing of 4.5% from Lab to Lib Dem
Newington on Thanet: Lab GAIN from UKIP on a swing of 7.5% from UKIP to Lab
Crowborough West on Wealden: Con HOLD on a swing of 4.5% from Lib Dem to Con
Parkfield and Oxbridge on Stockton-on-Tees: Lab HOLD on a swing of 1% from Con to Lab

Votes Cast in January 2016 and change in seats
Labour 4,406 (40%) winning 4 seats (unchanged)
Conservatives 2,991 (26%) winning 2 seats (unchanged)
Liberal Democrats 1,423 (12%) winning 1 seat (unchanged)
Scottish National Party 1,089 (9%) winning 1 seat (unchanged)
United Kingdom Independence Party 793 (7%) winning 0 seats (-1)
Independents 487 (4%) winning 1 seat (+1)
Green Party 368 (3%) winning 0 seats (unchanged)
Other Parties 50 (0%) winning 0 seats (unchanged)
Labour lead of 1,415 (14%)