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A Good week for the Liberal Democrats

August 18, 2017 12:22 PM

Eight council by-elections this week, all in England: Two Liberal Democrat gains, two Liberal Democrat holds, two Conservative holds and two Labour.

Liberal Democrat GainEpping TC, Epping Hemnall - 17th August 2017

Conservative 481 [37.4%; -4.9%]
(Labour 0 [0%; -20.8%])
Majority 324
Turnout 25.8%
LD GAIN from Conservative
Percentage changes from 2015

Liberal Democrat GainBungay TC - 17th August 2017

LD Candidate (unopposed): Gary Ryan
LD GAIN from Independent

Aylesbury Vale TC Southcourt Ward - 17th August 2017

holdLD Waheed Raja 478 [39%, +10.1%]

Conservative 363 [29.6%, -7.7%]
Labour 283 [23.1%, -0.5%]
Green 55 [4.5%, -1.2%]
UKIP 47 [3.8%, -17.1%]
Majority 115
LD HOLD
Percentage changes from 2015

Aylesbury Vale DC, Southcourt - 17th August 2017

Conservative 386 [31.5%, +9.6%]
Labour 270 [22.1%, -0.5%]
Green 58 [4.7%, -0.9%]
UKIP 54 [4.4%, -16.5%]
Majority 70
LD HOLD
Percentage changes from 2015

Aylesbury Vale DC, Riverside - 17th August 2017

Commiserations to Jason Bingley who missed out on winning for the Lib Dems by just 15 votes. Although the Lib Dems didn't quite gain the ward, it does show continuing recovery in the area following the gain of a county ward covering part of the area from Ukip in May.

Conservative 301 [34.7%; +3.7%]
LD Jason Bingley 286 [32.9%; +17.4%]
Labour 210 [24.2%; +6.5%]
UKIP 48 [5.5%; -30.3%]
Green 23 [2.6%; +2.6%]
Majority 15
Conservative HOLD
Percentage changes from 2015

Peterborough UA, Park - 17th August 2017

Conservative 1,375 [24.7%; +3.7%]
UKIP 176 [5.1%; -3.6%]
LD Ian Hardman 109 [3.2%; -0.9%]
Green 83 [2.4%; -6.5%]
Majority 338
Turnout 49.93%
Labour HOLD
Percentage changes from 2016

Leamington Spa TC - Syndenham 17 August 2017

Labour 574 [50.7%, +1.8%]
Green 389 [34.3%, 15.2%]
Conservative 153 [13.5%, -18.6%]
LD 17 [1.5%, +1.5%]
Turnout 23%
Majority 185
Labour HOLD
Percentage changes from 2015

Forest Heath DC, St Mary's - 17th August 2017

Labour 276 [40.9%, +8.8%]
Green 60 [8.9%, +8.9%]
Majority 62
Turnout 16.87%
Conservative HOLD
Percentage changes from 2015