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Larkswood, 2012

A by-election was held for the Larkswood ward of Waltham Forest London Borough Council on 12 July 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Edwin Northover.

John Moss held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
67.0%
Labour
22.7%
Lib Dems
3.8%
Green
3.4%
Liberal
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative John Moss 1,392 67.0% +12.5%
Labour Peter Woodrow 472 22.7% -5.3%
Lib Dems Graham Woolnough 79 3.8% -13.7%
Green Bill Measure 70 3.4% +3.4%
Liberal James O'Rourke 64 3.1% +3.1%


2010 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
54.5%
Labour
28.0%
Lib Dems
17.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Nicholas Buckmaster 2,777 54.5%
Conservative Bernadette Mill 2,720
Conservative Edwin Northover 2,498
Labour Anne Garrett 1,427 28.0%
Labour Sivakumar Chelliah 1,224
Labour Johanna Rashid 1,148
Lib Dems Graham Woolnough 891 17.5%
Lib Dems Gerry McGarry 817
Lib Dems Khalid Sharif 668


News
"Conservative Party candidate John Moss wins the Larkswood by-election in Chingford to sit on Waltham Forest Council", Chingford Guardian, 13 July
"Voting opens to elect new Waltham Forest councillor to represent Larkswood ward in Chingford", Chingford Guardian, 12 July
"Fulham by-election candidates appeal for votes", Chingford Guardian, 5 July
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