Local Authority Byelection Results - October 2001

4/10/2001

Basildon BC, Billericay West

Con 1344 (75.5;+8.8), Lib Dem 363 (20.4;-6.0), Lab 72 (4.0;-2.9)
Majority 981. Turnout 16.8%. Con gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 2000.


Cotswold DC, Northleach

Con 209 (44.4), Ind no.1 153 (32.5), Ind no.2 109 (23.1).
Majority 56. Turnout 30.1%. Con gain from Ind (unopposed last time). Last fought 1999.


North Dorset DC, Gillingham Town

Lib Dem 243 (58.0;+22.3), Con 119 (28.4;-5.3), Ind 57 (13.6;-17.1)
Majority 124. Turnout 29%. Lib Dem hold. Last fought 1999.


North Dorset DC, Wyke

Con 434 (46.8;-4.7), Lib Dem 374 (40.3;+19.3), Ind 119 (12.8;-14.7)
Majority 60. Turnout 34.3%. Con hold. Last fought 1999.


South Buckinghamshire DC, Burnham Church

Con 297 (52.6;+8.8), Ind 268 (47.4;-8.8).
Majority 29. Turnout 22.8%. Con gain from Ind. Last fought 1999.


South Northamptonshire DC, Salcey

Con 167 (60.5;+3.0), Lab 109 (39.5;-3.0).
Majority 58. Turnout 20.5%. Con hold. Last fought 1999.


Stafford DC, Eccleshall

Con 661 (66.3;+4.0), Lib Dem 336 (33.7;-4.0)
Majority 325. Turnout 21%. Con hold. Last fought 1999.


Stafford DC, Tillington

Lab 445 (47.6;-2.6), Con 368 (39.4;+10.4), UKIP 71 (7.6;+7.6), Lib Dem 50 (5.4;-9.4). [Ind 0 (0.0;-6.2)]
Majority 78. Turnout 26%. Lab hold. Last fought 1999.


Vale of the White Horse DC, Sunningwell and Wootton

Lib Dem 558 (64.8;+2.0), Con 303 (35.2;-2.0)
Majority 255. Turnout 31.2%. Lib Dem hold. Last fought 1999.


Wakefield MBC, Horbury

Lab 848 (42.7;+10.3), Con 605 (30.4;-14.6), Lib Dem 405 (20.4;-2.2), Ind no.1 69 (3.5;+3.5), Ind no.2 60 (3.0;+3.0)
Majority 243. Turnout 16.5%. Lab hold. Last fought 2000.


Weymouth & Portland BC, Westham North

Lab 517 (49.9;+19.4), Lib Dem 342 (33.0;-14.1), Con 178 (17.2;-5.2)
Majority 175. Turnout 27.7%. Lab gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 2000.


11/10/2001

Birmingham City Council, Kingsbury

Lab 1113 (57.2;+5.5), Con 679 (34.9;-4.0), Lib Dem 105 (5.4;-4.1), Socialist Alliance 37 (1.9;+1.9), UKIP 13 (0.7;+0.7).
Majority 434. Turnout 16.6%. Lab hold. Last fought 2000.


Carmarthenshire CC, Llandybie Heolddu

Lab 504 (40.7;+8.7), Plaid Cymru 316 (25.5;+25.5), Ind no. 1 266 (21.5;-46.5), Ind no. 2 151 (12.2;+12.0)
Majority 188. Turnout not known. Lab gain from Ind. Last fought 1999.


Ceredigion CC, Aberporth

Lib Dem 336 (51.9), Plaid Cymru 311 (48.1).
Majority 25. Turnout 37.5%. Lib Dem gain from Ind (unopposed last time). Last fought 1999.


Ceredigion CC, Llanbadarn Fawr

Plaid Cymru 338 (57.0;+25.3), Lib Dem 255 (43.0;+13.3). [Ind 0 (0.0;-38.6)]
Majority 83. Turnout 24.3%. Plaid Cymru hold. Last fought 1999.


Edinburgh City Council, Broughton

Lab 659 (44.3;-2.0), Lib Dem 357 (24.0;+4.7), SNP 195 (13.1;-8.7), Con 130 (8.7;-3.9), Green 80 (5.4;+5.4), Scottish Socialist 66 (4.4;+4.4)
Majority 302. Turnout 21.5%. Lab hold. Last fought 1999.


Edinburgh City Council, South East Corstorphine

Lib Dem 1343 (67.5;+10.8), Lab 282 (14.3;-3.6), Con 252 (12.7;-0.1), SNP 109 (5.5;-7.0)
Majority 1,057. Turnout 31.5%. Lib Dem hold. Last fought 1999.


Hyndburn BC, Huncoat

Lab 339 (64.1;+12.9), Con 190 (35.9;+35.9).
Majority 149. Turnout 16.5%. Lab gain from Con. Last fought 2000.


Hyndburn BC, Immanuel

Lab 387 (53.8;+11.2), Con 333 (46.2;-11.2).
Majority 54. Turnout 19.5%. Lab gain from Con. Last fought 2000.


Mendip DC, Frome Keyford

Lab 389 (35.9;-11.2), Lib Dem 350 (32.3;-5.3), Con 317 (29.2), UKIP 29 (2.7;+2.7)
Majority 39. Turnout 30.0%. Lab hold. Last fought 1999.


Oxford City Council, Blackbird Leys

Lab 634 (69.4;+8.0), Lib Dem 138 (15.1;+5.1), Con 103 (11.3;-7.2), Green 38 (4.2;-5.8)
Majority 496. Turnout 11.3%. Lab hold. Last fought 2000.


South Lakeland DC, Low Furness and Swarthmoor

Con 508 (51.7;+3.4), Lib Dem 475 (48.3;+48.3). [Ind 0 (0.0;-51.7)]
Majority 33. Turnout not known. Con gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 2000.


South Oxfordshire DC, Didcot South

Lab 676 (52.1;+2.0), Con 310 (23.9;-4.9), Lib Dem 270 (20.8;+8.2), Green 42 (3.2;-5.2)
Majority 366. Turnout not known. Lab hold.


Frome TC, Keyford

Lab 410 (37.4), Lib Dem 353 (32.2), Con 332 (30.3)
Majority 57. Turnout 30.0%. Lab hold.


18/10/2001

Dudley MBC, St Andrews

Lab 794 (62.2;+14.3), Con 358 (28.0;-13.3), Lib Dem 125 (9.8;-1.0)
Majority 436. Turnout 13.6%. Lab hold. Last fought 2000.


Salisbury DC, Winterbourne

Con 343 (58.8;-4.5), Lib Dem 193 (33.1;+3.8), Ind 47 (8.0;+1.0). [Lab 0 (0.0;-7.4)]
Majority 150. Turnout 39.5%. Con hold. Last fought 1999.


Tunbridge Wells DC, Cranbrook

Ind 465 (58.6;+58.6), Con 328 (41.4;-3.2). [Lib Dem 0 (0.0;-55.4)]
Majority 137. Turnout 21.4%. Ind gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 1999.


Bitton PC, Oldland Common x 2

Lib Dem 349,328 (45.1), Lab 343,337 (44.3), Con 82,73 (10.6)
Majorities 12 and 6. Turnout not known. One Lib Dem hold and one Lab gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 1999.


23/10/2001

Rugby DC, Lawford

Lab 260 (60.9;-10.3), Ind 167 (39.1;+39.1). [Con 0 (0.0;-28.8)].
Majority 93. Turnout 19.4%. Lab hold. Last fought 1998.


25/10/2001

Blyth Valley BC, Cramlington East

Lab 431 (75.0;+1.6), Ind 70 (12.2;+12.2), Lib Dem 42 (7.3;-19.3), Con 32 (5.6;+5.6).
Majority 361. Turnout 13.5%. Lab hold. Last fought 1999.


Carmarthenshire CC, Dafen

Lab 448 (59.0;+8.7), Plaid Cymru 250 (32.9;-16.8), Socialist Lab 32 (4.2;+4.2), Con 29 (3.8;+3.8).
Majority 198. Turnout 29.3%. Lab hold. Last fought 1999.


North Somerset Council, Yatton

Lib Dem 593 (29.2;-4.7), Con 534 (26.3;+6.7), Ind 496 (24.4;-10.7), Lab 410 (20.2;+8.8).
Majority 59. Turnout 29.2%. Lib Dem hold. Last fought 1999.


Richmondshire DC, Leyburn

Con 295 (50.3;+8.1), Lib Dem 291 (49.7;-8.1).
Majority 4. Turnout 32.2%. Con gain from Lib Dem.


Telford & Wrekin BC, Malinslee and Langley

Lab 421 (53.4), Lib Dem 257 (32.6), UKIP 77 (9.8), Socialist Alliance 34 (4.3).
Majority 164. Turnout 13.5%. Lab hold (unopposed last time). Last fought 2000.


Telford & Wrekin BC, Wombridge

Lab 257 (47.8;-17.6), Con 158 (29.4;-5.2), UKIP 80 (14.9;+14.9), Lib Dem 43 (8.0;+8.0).
Majority 99. Turnout 12.4%. Lab hold. Last fought 2000.


Wigan MBC, Hindsford

Lab 1059 (50.9;+6.7), Lib Dem 945 (45.5;-1.0), Con 75 (3.6;-1.4). [Ind 0 (0.0;-4.3)].
Majority 114. Turnout 19.5%. Lab hold (LD elected in 2000 had defected to Lab before resigning). Last fought 2000.


Blackrod TC, South

Con 161 (37.6), Lab 151 (35.3), Lib Dem 116 (27.1).
Majority 10. Turnout 31.6%. Con gain from Ind Lab. Last fought 1999.


Chippenham TC, Allington

Lib Dem 198 (66.2), Con 101 (33.8).
Majority 97. Turnout 17.2%. Lib Dem hold. Last fought 1999.


Chippenham TC, Audley x 2

Lib Dem 154;147 (64.4), Cons 85;65 (35.6).
Majorities 69 & 62. Turnout 14.3%. Two Lib Dem holds. Last fought 1999.


Chippenham TC, Forest

Con 175 (65.3), Lib Dem 93 (34.7).
Majority 82. Turonut 10.1%. Con gain from Lib Dem. Last fought 1999.


Information courtesy of the
Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors.
Web presentation by Keith Edkins © 2001.