Boost for Palmer as Labour get 0.4% swing in Broxtowe
It’s not going to be possible for Sean’s normal Friday slot to go up today but we could not let the day go by without recording formally the results from last night’s council by elections including a swing to Labour in Broxtowe – where PB’s Nick Palmer is the MP.
These were by election results:-
Broxtowe Borough – Beeston Central (two seats): Lab 728, 677, C 498, 481, Lib Dem 160, 142, Green 75, 59, Ukip 56, 47. (May 2003 – two seats: Lab 532, 510, C 359, 332, Green 272, Lib Dem 183, 179, Green 175). Labour holds two seats. Swing 0.4% C to Lab.
Maldon District – Burnham-on-Crouch North (two seats): Ind 435, C 407, Lab 305, C 237, BNP 178, Lib Dem 110. (May 2003 – two seats: Ind 493 C 407, 359, Lab 273, 190). Ind hold one seat, C hold one seat. Swing 6.2% C to Lab.
North Somerset Council – North Worle (three seats): C 946, 920, 904, Lib Dem 513, 498, 494, Lab 268, 234, 218, Ind 157, Ukip 154. (May 2003 – three seats: Lib Dem 1,356, 1,236, 1,143, C 627, 610, Lab 268, 248, 243). C gain three seats from Lib Dem. Swing 25.4% Lib Dem to C.
West Sussex County – Petworth: C 1,437, Lib Dem 346, BNP 213. (May 2005 – C 3,524, Lib Dem 1,968, Lab 651, Ukip 354). C hold. Swing 15.4% Lib Dem to C.
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