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Heacham by-election, 2016

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Heacham ward of King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council on 20 October 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Peter Colvin.

Terence Parish gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Parish
37.7%
Conservative
32.2%
Liberal Democrats
7.8%
UKIP
7.8%
Press
7.4%
Labour
7.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Independent Terence Parish 400 37.7% n/a
Conservative Simon Eyre 342 32.2% -39.0%
Liberal Democrats Robert Colwell 83 7.8% n/a
UKIP Deborah Lemay 83 7.8% n/a
Independent Michael Press 79 7.4% n/a
Labour Edward Robb 74 7.0% -21.8%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 58 (5.5%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
71.2%
Labour
28.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Peter Colvin 1,817 71.2%
Conservative Colin Manning 1,313
Labour Emilia Rust 736 28.8%
Labour Holly Rust 679
Turnout: not published - Majority: 577 (22.6%)


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