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Central (Middlesbrough) by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Central ward of Middlesbrough Council on 20 October 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Ansab Shan in order to take up a new job with the Crown Prosecution Service.

Matthew Storey held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
73.6%
Clark
14.4%
Conservative
6.8%
Liberal Democrats
5.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Matthew Storey 760 73.6% +37.6%
Independent Dale Clark 149 14.4% n/a
Conservative Ron Armstrong 70 6.8% n/a
Liberal Democrats Elliott Sabin-Motson 53 5.1% n/a
Turnout: 18.6% - Majority: 611 (59.2%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
36.0%
McPartland
18.5%
P. Khan
17.6%
Z. Khan
17.6%
UKIP
10.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Linda Lewis 1,387 36.0%
Labour Ansab Shan 946
Labour Zafar Uddin 944
Independent John McPartland 713 18.5%
Independent Pervaz Khan 680 17.6%
Independent Zafiar Khan 678 17.6%
UKIP Alan Wedlake 395 10.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 231 (6.0%)


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