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Wrentham by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Wrentham ward of Waveney District Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Martin Parsons.

Craig Rivett held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
40.4%
Labour
30.4%
UKIP
18.8%
Liberal Democrats
5.5%
Green
4.8%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeCraig Rivett 33540.4%-8.0%
LabourPaul Tyack 25230.4%+11.6%
UKIPAndrew Bols 15618.8%-4.3%
Liberal DemocratsChristopher Thomas 465.5%n/a
GreenDavid Brambley-Crawshaw 404.8%-4.9%
Turnout: 46.0% (-25.7%) - Majority: 83 (10.0%) - Swing: 9.8% Con to Lab


2015 Result

Conservative
48.4%
UKIP
23.1%
Labour
18.8%
Green
9.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeMartin Parsons 64448.4%
UKIPLeonard Allen 30723.1%
LabourPhilip O'Hear 25018.8%
GreenPaul Jackson 1299.7%
Turnout: 71.7% - Majority: 337 (25.3%)


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