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(Peterborough) West by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the West ward of Peterborough Council on 29 October 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Nicholas Arculus, elected in 2014, to take up a new post as Crown Counsel to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands.

Lynne Ayres held the seat for the Conservatives and will be up for election again in 2018.

Result

Conservative
46.4%
Labour
29.4%
UKIP
16.4%
Liberal Democrats
4.1%
Green
3.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Lynne Ayres 1,174 46.4% +1.1%
Labour Mohammed Sabir 742 29.4% -2.3%
UKIP John Myles 415 16.4% +1.6%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Pollack 103 4.1% n/a
Green Alex Airey 94 3.7% -4.5%
Turnout: 36.0% (-37.1%) - Majority: 432 (17.1%) - Swing: 1.7% Lab to Con


2015 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
45.3%
Labour
31.7%
UKIP
14.8%
Green
8.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Wayne Fitzgerald 2,312 45.3%
Labour Mohammed Sabir 1,619 31.7%
UKIP John Myles 755 14.8%
Green Karen Lawrence 418 8.2%
Turnout: 73.1% - Majority: 693 (13.6%)


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