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Greystoke and Hesket by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Greystoke and Hesket division of Cumbria County Council on 16 July 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Albert Richardson due to ill health.

Thomas Wentworth-Waites held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
55.1%
Liberal Democrats
44.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Thomas Wentworth-Waites 635 55.1% +2.2%
Liberal Democrats Judith Derbyshire 518 44.9% +22.1%
Turnout: 32.0% (+2.9%) - Majority: 117 (10.1%) - Swing: 10.0% Con to LD


2013 Result

Conservative
52.9%
UKIP
24.2%
Liberal Democrats
22.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Albert Richardson 723 52.9%
UKIP Claire Donald 331 24.2%
Liberal Democrats Roger Burgin 312 22.8%
Turnout: 29.1% - Majority: 392 (28.7%)


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