Local Authority Byelection Results - May 2005

5/5/2005

Adur DC, Marine

Ind 1190 (62.3), Lib Dem 404 (21.2), Lab 316 (16.5)
Majority 786. Turnout 64.0% Ind Hold


Arun DC, Yapton

Lib Dem 1213 (50.7;+24.3), Con 1179 (49.3;-24.3)
Majority 34. Turnout 60.53. Lib Dem gain from Con. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Barnet LBC, Garden Suburb

Con 3365 (50.7;+0.1), Lib Dem 1834 (27.6;-2.5), Lab 1154 (17.4;+5.1), Green 242 (3.6;-3.4), UKIP 42 (0.6;+0.6)
Majority 1531. Turnout 66.9. Con hold. Last contested 2002. Cause: Resignation


Birmingham City Council, Moseley & Kings Heath

Lab 4162 (37.4;+7.3), Lib Dem 3898 (35.1;+4.0), Con 1889 (16.9;+0.0), Green 1184 (10.6;+5.7), UKIP (-5.9;-5.9)
Majority 264. Turnout 61.14%. Lab hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Broxbourne DC, Rosedale

Con 799 (41.5), BNP 507 (26.3), Lab 426 (22.1), Lib Dem 193 (10.0).
Con Hold. Majority 292. Turnout 57.9%. Last contested 2003.


Burnley DC, Bank Hall

Lab 1056 (48.0;-2.2), Lib Dem 514 (23.3;-2.7), BNP 368 (16.7;+16.7), Con 266 (12.0;-11.8)
Majority 542. Turnout 53.5. Lab hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Canterbury DC, West Bay

Con 1177 (37.6;-13.2), Lib Dem 992 (31.7;+13.5), Lab 754 (24.1;-6.9), UKIP 205 (6.6;+6.6).
Con Hold. Majority 185. Turnout 67.5%


Chelmsford BC, South Woodham, Ferrer Elmwood & Woodville

Con 1987 (53.4;+7.1), Lib Dem 938 (25.3;+3.3), Ind 793 (21.3;+0.6), Lab (-11.0;-11.0)
Majority 1049. Turnout 60.2%. Con hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Death


Chelmsford BC, Trinity

Lib Dem 1111 (40.3;-7.8), Con 1101 (40.0;-0.6), Lab 542 (19.7;+0.0)
Majority 10. Turnout 64.02%. Lib Dem hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Unknown


Chester City Council, Hoole All Saints

Lib Dem 765 (51.2;-8.6), Lab 496 (33.2;+10.9), Con 233 (15.6;+7.0), UKIP (-3.3;-3.3), Christian Peoples Alliance (-6.1;-6.1)
Majority 269. Turnout 65%. Lib Dem hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Death


Chorley BC, Clayton Le Woods & Whittle Le Woods

Con 1395 (41.5;-9.9), Lab 1105 (32.8;+9.8), Lib Dem 865 (25.7;+0.1)
Majority 290. Con hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Christchurch BC, Jumpers

Lib Dem 1224 (57.9;+35.0), Con 891 (42.1;+13.7), Ind (-48.7;-48.7)
Majority 333. Turnout 70.78%. Lib Dem gain from Ind. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Christchurch BC, Portfield

Lib Dem 1023 (56.0;+15.1), Con 801 (44.0;+20.4), Lab (-8.7;-8.7), Ind (-26.8;-26.8)
Majority 222. Turnout 64.6. Lib Dem gain from Con. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Christchurch BC, Purewell & Stanpit

Lib Dem 1067 (50.8;-4.2), Con 1033 (49.2;+4.2)
Majority 34. Turnout 67.8. Lib Dem hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Death


Cotswold DC, Cirencester Watermoor

Lib Dem 1201 (66.8;+8.6), Con 597 (33.2;-8.6)
Majority 604. Turnout 60.2. Lib Dem hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Doncaster MBC, Central

Lab 2903 (58.0;+17.1), Lib Dem 2107 (42.0;+7.7), Con (-24.8;-24.8)
Majority 796. Turnout 47. Lab gain from Lib Dem. Last contested 2004. Cause: Death


Durham City Council, Coxhoe

Lab 1947, Lib Dem 640, Con 221
Lab Hold. Majority 1307. Turnout 64.6%.


Durham City Council, Carrville and Gilesgate Moor

Lib Dem 1618, Lab 1141, Con 229
Lib Dem Hold. Majority 477. Turnout 69.5%.


Ealing LBC, Northolt West End

Lab 2545 (51.6;-8.5), Con 1566 (31.8;+3.1), Lib Dem 820 (16.6;+5.4).
Lab Hold. Majority 979. Turnout N/A


East Hampshire DC, Alton Westbrooke

Lib Dem 1002 (77.9), Lab 285 (22.1)
Majority 717. Turnout N/A Lib Dem Hold


Elmbridge DC, Hersham South

Con 1395 (45.4), Ind 773 (25.1), Lib Dem 488 (15.9), Lab 418 (13.6).
Con Hold. Majority 622. Turnout 65.1%


Elmbridge BC, Weybridge South

Con 1162 (60.0;-3.1), Lib Dem 573 (29.6;-1.0), Lab 203 (10.4;+4.1)
Majority 589. Turnout 62.6%. Con hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Exeter City Council, St James

Lib Dem 1171 (39.6;+11.5), Lab 746 (25.3;-10.1), Con 648 (21.9;-0.8), Green 389 (13.2;+0.9)
Majority 425. Turnout N/A Lib Dem gain from Lab. Last fought 2004.


Forest Heath DC, South

Con 564 (59.7), Ind 381 (40.3)
Majority 183. Turnout 75.9% Con Hold


Great Yarmouth BC, Claydon

Lab 1588 (53.6), Con 796 (26.9), Lib Dem 382 (12.9), UKIP 196 (6.6)
Majority 792. Turnout N/A Lab Hold


Hackney LBC, Hoxton

Lab 1443 (14.3;-1.8), Con 649 (19.6;+4.1), Lib Dem 586 (17.7;-15.8), Ind 310 (9.4;+9.4), Green 201 (6.1;+6.1), Respect 113 (3.4;+0.0), CPA (-5.5;-5.5)
Majority 794. Turnout 44.96. Lab hold. Last contested 2002. Cause: Resignation


Hart DC, Church Crookham West

Ind 1698 (69.0;-13.8), Con 760 (31.0;+13.8)
Majority 938. Turnout 66%. Ind hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Hart DC, Hartley Wintney

Con 1358 (56.1;-19.6), Lib Dem 1061 (43.9;+19.6)
Majority 297. Turnout 65% Con hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Hart DC, Odiham

Con 1530 (63.0;-7.9), Lib Dem 901 (37.0;+12.9)
Majority 629. Turnout 63%. Con hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Hertsmere DC, Borehamwood Cowley Hill

Lab 1519 (51.3;+12.5), Con 1017 (34.4;+0.8), Lib Dem 423 (14.3;+14.3), [Lib 0 (0.0;-16.8), Ind 0 (0.0;-10.7)].
Lab Hold. Majority 502. Turnout 56.9%. Last contested 2004.


High Peak DC, New Mills West

Lib Dem 925 (41.7), Lab 784 (35.4), Con 508 (22.9)
Majority 141. Turnout 68.4% Lib Dem Hold


Horsham DC, Henfield

Con 1579 (59.5), Lib Dem 1076 (40.5).
Con Hold. Majority 503. Turnout 66.76%. Last contested 2003.


Huntingdonshire DC, Little Paxton

Con 920 (56.7;-13.3), Lib Dem 703 (43.3;+19.8), Lab (-6.5;-6.5)
Majority 217. Turnout 68.9%. Con hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Islington LBC, Highbury West

Lab 1669 (39.2;-9.1), Green 1043 (24.5;-8.3)Lib Dem 711 (16.7;+3.8), Ind 437 (10.3;+10.3), Con 394 (9.3;+3.2)
Majority 626. Lab hold. Last contested 2002. Cause: Resignation


Lancaster City Council, John O'gaunt

Lab 1282 (40.7;-2.3), Lib Dem 1115 (35.4;+18.0), Con 750 (23.8;+0.0)
Majority 167. Lab hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Macclesfield DC, Plumley

Con 789 (63.3;-25.6), Lib Dem 329 (26.4;+26.4), Lab 129 (10.3;-0.8).
Con Hold. Majority 460. Turnout 65.3%. Last contested 2004.


Mid Sussex DC, Hurstpierpoint and Downs

Con 1890 (50.4;+3.8), Lib Dem 1240 (33.1;-0.8), Lab 619 (16.5;-3.0).
Con Hold. Majority 650. Turnout 69.97%. Last contested 2003.


New Forest DC, Ringwood East & Sopley

Con 953 (64.4;-11.6), Lib Dem 527 (35.6;+11.6)
Majority 426. Turnout 68.8. Con hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


North Cornwall DC, Bude


Lib Dem (Unopposed). Lib Dem Hold


Nottingham City Council, Wollaton East & Lenton Abbey

Lib Dem 1045 (35.0;-6.7), Con 901 (30.2;-8.7), Lab 759 (25.4;+0.0), Green 220 (7.4;+7.4), UKIP 60 (2.0;+2.0)
Majority 144. Turnout 42.3. Lib Dem gain from Ind. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Nuneaton and Bedworth DC, Barpool

Lab 1507 (50.8;+5.4), Con 846 (28.5;+1.4), Lib Dem 615 (20.7;+20.7), [Liberal 0 (0.0;-27.5)].
Lab Hold. Majority 661. Turnout N/A. Last contested 2004.


Oxford City Council, Blackbird Leys

Lab 969 (50.0), IWCA 566 (29.2), Con 176 (9.1), Lib Dem 172 (8.9), Green 54 (2.8)
Majority 403. Turnout 48.6% Lab Hold


Redcar and Cleveland BC, Westworth

Lab 818 (34.3;+5.9), Ind 805 (33.7;+0.3), Con 626 (26.2;-12.0), Ind 137 (5.7)
Majority 13. Turnout 67.4% Lab Gain from Ind. Last fought 2003.


Richmond Upon Thames LBC, Twickenham Riverside

Lib Dem 2111 (45.8;+5.3), Con 1513 (32.8;-9.4), Lab 548 (11.9;-5.4), Green 435 (9.4;+9.4)
Lib Dem Gain from Con. Majority 598.


Rossendale BC, Greenfield

Lib Dem 1419 (56.0;+18.6), Con 1112 (44.0;+2.9), Lab (-21.5;-21.5)
Majority 307. Turnout 61.21%. Lib Dem gain from Con. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Rushcliffe BC, Cranmer

Con 614 (58.1;-22.1), Lab 240 (22.7;+3.7), Lib Dem 202 (19.1)
Majority 374. Turnout 71.6% Con Hold. Last fought 2003.


Salisbury DC, Bemerton

Lab 915 (40.9;-27.8), Lib Dem 700 (31.3;+31.3), Con 622 (27.8;+0.0)
Majority 215. Turnout 56%. Lab hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Salisbury DC, Durrington

Con 1259 (47.9;-1.6), Lib Dem 941 (35.8;-14.7), Lab 429 (16.3;+0.0)
Majority 318. Turnout 57%. Con hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Scarborough DC, Stepney

Lab 750 (36.1;+6.6), Con 546 (26.3;-5.0), Green 425 (20.5;+5.5), Ind No.1 242 (11.6;-12.6), Ind No.2 115 (5.5;+5.5).
Lab gain from Con. Majority 204. Turnout N/A. Last contested 2003.


Sedgemoor DC, Cheddar and Shipham

Con 1689 (50.4;+2.6), Ind 1663 (49.6), [Lib Dem 0 (0.0;-22.5), Lab 0 (0.0;-15.3), Green 0 (0.0;-22.5)]
Majority 26. Turnout N/A Con Hold. Last fought 2003.


Sevenoaks DC, Kemsing

Con 1097 (50.9;-13.0), Lib Dem 1060 (49.1;+13.0)
Majority 37. Turnout 68.78%. Con hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Sheffield City Council, Birley

Lab 4325 (56.3;+3.1), Lib Dem 2104 (27.4;+6.9), Con 710 (9.2;+0.0), UKIP 352 (4.6;+4.6), Green 190 (2.5;-7.3)
Majority 2221. Lab hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


South Bedfordshire DC, Chiltern

Con 1443 (61.0), Lib Dem 923 (39.0).
Majority 520. Con Hold.  Turnout N/A. Last contested 2004.


South Bucks DC, Beaconsfield North

Con 1306 (54.6;-3.7), Ind 794 (33.2;+33.3), Lab 294 (12.3;-0.5), [Lib Dem 0 (0.0;-28.9)].
Con Hold. Majority 512. Turnout 67.6%. Last contested 2003.


South Bucks DC, Burnham Church

Con 1254 (58.7;+9.1), Lib Dem 881 (41.3;+13.3), [Ind 0 (0.0;-22.4)].
Con Hold. Majority 373. Turnout 58.5%. Last contested 2003.


South Oxfordshire DC, Shiplake

Con 1649 (63.9), Lib Dem 535 (20.7), Lab 397 (15.4)
Majority 1114. Turnout N/A Con Hold. Last fought 2003.


South Ribble BC, Golden Hill

Lab 1051 (61.2;+7.6), Lib Dem 342 (20.0;-7.7), Con 323 (18.8;+0.1)
Majority 709. Lab hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


St. Edmundsbury DC, Haverhill South

Lab 746 (43.8), Con 602 (35.3), Lib Dem 357 (20.9)
Majority 144. Turnout N/A Lab Hold


Stratford-on-Avon DC, Long Compton

Con 706 (57.4), Lib Dem 523 (42.6).
Con Hold. Majority 283. Turnout 73%.


Tandridge DC, Chaldon

Con 622 (63.1;-5.7), Lib Dem 363 (36.9;+5.7)
Majority 259. Con hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Tandridge DC, Limpsfield

Con 1271 (64.5;+4.3), Lib Dem 699 (35.5;+0.1), UK Ind (-4.4;-4.4)
Majority 572. Con hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Taunton Deane DC, Taunton Eastgate

Lib Dem 1030 (51.5;+9.0), Con 621 (31.1;+0.6), Lab 347 (17.4;+1.6), UKIP (-11.2;-11.2)
Majority 409. Turnout 58.9%. Lib Dem hold. Last contested 2003. Cause: Unknown


Taunton Deane DC, Taunton Monument

Con 701 (58.8;-13.3), Lib Dem 491 (41.2;+13.3).
Con hold. Majority 210. Turnout 72.41%. Last contested 2003.


Taunton Deane DC, Wellington Rockwell Green and West

Con 1157 (38.5;+10.5), Lib Dem 1132 (37.7;+7.6), Lab 717 (23.9;+8.1), [Ind 0 (0.0;-26.1)].
Con hold. Majority 25. Turnout 71.43%. Last contested 2003.


Three Rivers DC, Rickmansworth

Con 1178 (56.3;-5.9), Lib Dem 629 (30.1;+4.1), Lab 285 (13.6;+0.0)
Majority 549. Turnout 66.5. Con hold. Last contested 2004. Cause: Resignation


Torbay BC, Blatchcombe

Con 1708 (38.9;+18.9), Lib Dem 1563 (35.6;-14.1), Lab 1124 (25.6;+7.4), [BNP 0 (0.0;-12.0)]
Majority 145. Turnout 57.8% Con Gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 2003.


Waverley BC, Haslemere Critchmere and Shottermill

Lib Dem 1421 (50.6), Con 1386 (49.4)
Majority 35. Turnout N/A Lib Dem Hold


West Berkshire Council, Thatcham North

Con 1431 (53.2;+15.0), Lib Dem 1256 (46.7;+15.3)
Majority 175. Con gain from Lib Dem. Last contested 2003. Cause: Resignation


Wycombe DC, Tylers Green and Loudwater

Con 2172 (54.1;+5.4), Lib Dem 1092 (27.2;+5.6), Lab 748 (18.6;+7.9), [Ind 0 (0.0;-19.1)].
Con Hold. Majority 1080. Turnout 62.8%. Last contested 2003.


Wyre DC, Warren

Lab 1414 (54.9;-5.7), Con 943 (36.6;-2.8), UKIP 219 (8.5;+8.5).
Lab Hold. Majority 471. Turnout N/A. Last contested 2003.


19/5/2005

South Holland DC, Spalding St. John's

Ind 349 (43.6), Con 270 (33.7), Ind 182 (22.7).
Majority 79. Turnout 20.3%. Ind Hold


26/5/2005

Norfolk CC, Town Close

Green 1151 (36.1;+30.9), Lib Dem 958 (30.1;-11.7), Con 470 (14.8;-4.5), Lab 606 (19.0;-14.7)
Majority 193. Turnout 41. Green gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 2001. Cause: Death


Tynedale DC, Hexham Hencotes

Con 580 (51.3;+20.4), Lib Dem 299 (26.5;+7.2), Lab 251 (22.2;-3.3) [Ind (-24.2;-24.2)]
Majority 281. Turnout 43.4. Con hold. Last fought 2003. Cause: Death


Hessle TC, Northfield

Lib Dem 557 (84.1), Lab 105 (15.9). Majority 452. Turnout 27.8. Lib Dem hold.


Hexham TC, Beaumont

Con 147 (54.8) Lib Dem 66 (24.6) Lab 55 (20.6)
Majority 81. Con hold. Last fought 2003. Cause: Death


Houghton Regis TC, Houghton Hall

Lib Dem 274 (51.8), Con 151 (28.5), Lab 104 (19.7) Majority 123. Turnout 10.31


Sudbury TC, Sudbury East

Con 235 (52.7) Lib Dem 211 (47.3)
Majority 24 Turnout 13.84


Tring TC, Dunsley

Con 481 (51.4) Lib Dem 454 (48.6)
Majority 27 Turnout 44.8


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Web presentation by Keith Edkins © 2005.