Clean sweep for Labour in by-elections

Labour councillors have won the vote in two Lancaster City Council and one Lancashire County Council by-elections.

Friday, 6th May 2016, 9:00 am
Updated Friday, 6th May 2016, 1:01 pm

The results of the by-elections, held yesterday, Thursday May 5, are as follows:

Lancaster City Council Carnforth and Millhead Ward

John Bassinder, The Conservative Party Candidate, 671

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Phil Dunster, Liberal Democrats, 74

Robert Wilson Gillespie, United Kingdom Independence Party, 134

John Robert Reynolds, Labour Party, 702 - ELECTED

Cait Sinclair, Green Party, 49

JOHN ROBERT REYNOLDS is duly elected for the Carnforth and Millhead Ward of Lancaster City Council.

Lancaster City Council John O’Gaunt Ward By-election results

Kieran James Cooke, The Conservative Party Candidate, 221

Bethany Frost, Liberal Democrats, 85

Niall Duncan Semple, UK Independence Party (UKIP), 112

Paul Byron Stubbins, Green Party, 650

Oscar Robert Thynne, Labour Party, 857 - ELECTED

OSCAR ROBERT TYNNE is duly elected for the John O’Gaunt Ward of Lancaster City Council.

Lancashire County Council Lancaster East Electoral Division By-Election

Lizzi Collinge, Labour Party, 1758 - ELECTED

Tim Hamilton-Cox, Green Party, 1408

Robin Eamonn Long, Liberal Democrats, 231

Steve Metcalfe, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, 60

LIZZI COLLINGE is duly elected for the East Electoral Division of Lancashire County Council.

The results of the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Election are expected to be announced later today.