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Moreton Hall by-election, 2016

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Moreton Hall ward of St Edmundsbury Borough Council on 15 December 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Terence Buckle.

Trevor Beckwith gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Beckwith
56.0%
Conservative
21.7%
Liberal Democrats
10.4%
Labour
7.2%
UKIP
4.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Independent Trevor Beckwith 550 56.0% +22.4%
Conservative Susannah Bull 213 21.7% -22.1%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Lale 102 10.4% n/a
Labour Alexander Griffin 71 7.2% -15.4%
UKIP Julian Flood 47 4.8% n/a
Turnout: 18.1% - Majority: 337 (34.3%) - Swing: 22.3% Con to Beckwith


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
43.8%
Beckwith
33.6%
Labour
22.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Francis Warby 1,862 43.8%
Conservative Terence Buckle 1,668
Conservative Peter Thompson 1,551
Independent Trevor Beckwith 1,428 33.6%
Labour Clifford Hind 961 22.6%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 123 (2.9%)


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