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Thetford Priory by-election, 2017

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Thetford Priory ward of Breckland District Council on 28 September 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Elizabeth Jane Bishop.

Michael Patrick Brindle gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
57.7%
Conservative
29.5%
UKIP
12.8%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourMichael Patrick Brindle 50357.7%+28.0%
ConservativeJane Lillian James 25729.5%-3.7%
UKIPDean Roberts 11212.8%-24.3%
Turnout: 17.4% (-27.3%)   -   Valid votes: 872   -   Invalid votes: 2
Majority: 246 (28.2%)   -   Swing: 15.9% Con to Lab


2015 Result (2 seats)

UKIP
37.1%
Conservative
33.2%
Labour
29.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%
UKIPMark Taylor 98137.1%
ConservativeElizabeth Jane Bishop 87733.2%
LabourMichael Brindle 78629.7%
LabourBrenda Canham 671
Turnout: 44.7%   -   Valid votes: 2,215   -   Invalid votes: 28
Majority: split ward


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