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Attleborough Queens and Besthorpe by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Attleborough Queens and Besthorpe ward of Breckland District Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Karen Pettitt to move to Hong Kong.

Stephen Askew held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
42.0%
Labour
30.3%
Crouch
27.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeStephen Askew 54642.0%+1.7%
LabourPhilip Spiby 39330.3%+11.7%
IndependentAnthony Crouch 36027.7%n/a
Turnout: 24.9% (-37.3%) - Majority: 153 (11.8%) - Swing: 5.0% Con to Lab


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
40.3%
UKIP
23.1%
Labour
18.6%
Taylor
18.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeKaren Pettitt 1,57340.3%
ConservativeDavid Oliver 1,429
ConservativeTristan Ashby 1,408
UKIPAnthony Crouch 90023.1%
LabourJulian Crutch 72618.6%
IndependentSamantha Taylor 70218.0%
Turnout: 62.2% - Majority: 508 (13.0%)


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