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Parson Drove and Wisbech St. Mary, 2013

A by-election was held for the Parson Drove and Wisbech St. Mary ward of Fenland District Council on 28 March 2013 following the death of Conservative Cllr Robert Scrimshaw.

David Broker held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
44.1%
Lib Dems
27.6%
UKIP
24.6%
English Democrats
3.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative David Broker 384 44.1% -3.0%
Lib Dems Mary Lane 240 27.6% -8.5%
UKIP Alan Lay 214 24.6% +24.6%
English Democrats Maria Goldspink 33 3.8% +3.8%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
47.1%
Lib Dems
36.1%
Labour
16.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Robert Scrimshaw 849 47.1%
Lib Dems Gavin Booth 652 36.1%
Conservative Steve Tierney 602
Lib Dems Mary Lane 405
Labour David Goode 303 16.8%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


News
"Liberal Democrat candidate announced for upcoming Parson Drove and Wisbech St Mary By-election"
Cambs Times, 19 March
"Local Election: Mary Lane"
Fenland Citizen, 17 March
"Tory candidate announced"
Fenland Citizen, 5 March
"Architect adopted as prospective Conservative councillor for Fenland by election later this month"
Wisbech Standard, 4 March

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