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This week’s by-elections: A LAB & CON hold plus a CON loss to LD on a 41% swing

April 13th, 2018

St. Olaves on St. Edmundsbury (Lab defence)
Result: Lab 365 (59% +27% on last time), Con 150 (24% -7% on last time), Ind 77 (12% -26% on last time), Lib Dem 31 (5%, no candidate last time)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 215 (35%) on a swing of 17% from Con to Lab (26.5% from Ind to Lab)

Middleton, Cheney on South Northamptonshire (Con defence)
Result: Con 391 (42% -22% on last time), Lib Dem 316 (34%, no candidate last time), Lab 183 (20%, no candidate last time), Green 38 (4%, no candidate last time) (No Independent candidate this time -36%)
Conservative HOLD with a majority of 75 (8%) on a notional swing of 28% from Con to Lib Dem

Rogate on Chichester (Con defence)
Result: Lib Dem 444 (56%, no candidate last time), Con 319 (40% -27% on last time), Lab 21 (3%, no candidate last time), Green 12 (2% -18% on last time) (No UKIP candidate this time -13%)
Liberal Democrat GAIN from Conservative with a majority of 125 (16%) on a notional swing of 41.5% from Con to Lib Dem

Compiled by Harry Hayfield