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Local By-Election Results with news of a Lib Dem gain from CON in a seat where they were 4th

July 11th, 2014

Penistone West on Barnsley (Lab Defence)
Result: Labour 772 (31% -17%), Conservatives 719 (29% -17%), UKIP 622 (25%), Independent 348 (14%)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 53 (2%) on no swing from Lab to Con since 2012

Boughton (Lab Defence) and Winnington and Castle (Lab Defence) on Cheshire West and Chester
Boughton
Result: Labour 614 (45% -7%), Conservatives 469 (34% -6%), UKIP 131 (10%), Green 86 (6%), Liberal Democrats 70 (5% -3%)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 145 (11%) on a swing of 0.5% from Lab to Con

Winnington and Castle : Emboldened denotes elected
Result: Labour 525 (39%), Conservatives 418 (31%), UKIP 307 (23%), Liberal Democrats 80 (6%)
Labour HOLD with a majority of 107 (8%)

Illogan on Cornwall (Con defence)
Result: Liberal Democrats 277 (24% +10%), Mebynon Kernow 217 (19% -6%), Conservatives 215 (18% -11%), UKIP 156 (13% -10%), Labour 129 (11% +1%), Liberals 121 (10%), Greens 50 (4%)
Liberal Democrat GAIN from Conservative with a majority of 60 (5%) on a swing of 8% from Mebynon Kernow to Liberal Democrat

Kenwith on Torridge (Ind (former Con) defence
Result: Conservatives 136 (30% -26%), UKIP 99 (22%), Independent (Gale) 98 (21%), Independent (Bone) 69 (15%), Green 28 (6%), Labour 26 (6% -16%)
Conservative HOLD with a majority of 37 (8%) on a swing of 24% from Conservative to UKIP
(Conservatives become largest grouping on Torridge council)

Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo on North Hertfordshire (Con HOLD in 2010)
Result: Conservatives 734 (62% unchanged), UKIP 203 (17%), Labour 116 (10% -2%), Greens 74 (6% unchanged), Liberal Democrats 57 (5% -15%)
Conservative HOLD with a majority of 531 (45%) on a swing from Con to UKIP of 8.5%