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No Lib Dem gains, but a full set of candidates

March 4, 2016 3:54 PM

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Unlike last week, there was a full set of Lib Dem candidates. There was a gain from Labour in a Town Council by-election in Hessle.There was also a successful Lib Dem hold and and two near misses. Signs of the party edging back to being in contention across a much larger part of the country.

Hessle TC Eastfield

LD Matt Nolan 238 [58%; +8%]
Labour 150 [37%; -13%]
Independent 20 [5%; +5%]
Majority: 88
LD gain from Labour
Percentage change since 2015

Rutland UA, Whissendine

LD Kevin Thomas 265 [65.1%; -0.7%]
Conservative 109 [26.8%; -7.4%]
UKIP 33 [8.1%; +8.1%]
Majority: 156
LD Hold
Percentage change since 2015

East Dorset DC, Alderholt

Conservative 384 [47.5%; -15.4%]
LD Dave Tooke 376 [46.5%; +46.5%]
Labour 49 [6.1%; +6.1%]
[Green [0.0%; -18.4%]]
[UKIP [0.0%; -18.7%]]
Majority: 8
Conservative Hold
Percentage change since 2015

Havant BC, Bondfields

Conservative 207 [30.2%; -3.4%]
LD Catherine Billam 187 [27.3%; +16%]
Labour 148 [21.6%; -6.9%]
UKIP 143 [20.9%; +20.9%]
[Green [0.0%; -26.6%]]
Majority: 20
Conservative Hold
Percentage change since 2015

Blackpool UA, Bloomfield

Labour 450 [57.6%; +12.8%]
Conservative 150 [19.2%; -0.6%]
UKIP 118 [15.1%; -10%]
Green 32 [4.1%; -4.6%]
LD Neil Close 31 [4%; +4%]
[Independent [0.0%; -1.6%]]
Majority: 300
Labour Hold
Percentage change since 2015