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Beccles South, 2012

A by-election was held for the Beccles South ward of Waveney District Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Alan Thwaites.

Graham Catchpole gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
39.6%
Green
29.7%
Labour
28.1%
Lib Dems
2.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Graham Catchpole 520 39.6% +12.3%
Green Nicky Elliott 390 29.7% +15.0%
Labour Alan Green 369 28.1% -5.3%
Lib Dems Doug Farmer 35 2.7% +2.7%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
33.4%
Conservative
27.3%
Green
14.7%
Catchpole
13.9%
UKIP
10.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Alan Thwaites 623 33.4%
Labour Keith Jenkins 620
Conservative Barry Bee 509 27.3%
Conservative Norman Brooks 438
Green Maxine Narburgh 274 14.7%
Independent Graham Catchpole 260 13.9%
Green Paul Jackson 234
UKIP Stuart Foulger 199 10.7%


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News
"Reaction: Conservatives extend Waveney control as Graham Catchpole wins Beccles South by-election"
Eastern Daily Press, 16 November
"Candidates prepare for Beccles South by-election"
Eastern Daily Press, 9 November
"Candidates announced for Beccles South by-election"
Eastern Daily Press, 22 October
"By-election due after district councillor steps down"
Eastern Daily Press, 19 October

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