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Heswall, 2013

A by-election was held for the Heswall ward of Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council on 17 January 2013 following the death of Conservative Cllr Peter Johnson.

Kathryn Hodson held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
58.8%
UKIP
21.6%
Labour
13.6%
Green
5.2%
TUSC
0.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Kathryn Hodson 1,254 58.8% -3.9%
UKIP David Scott 460 21.6% +12.2%
Labour Michael Holliday 289 13.6% -4.2%
Green Barbara Burton 110 5.2% -0.8%
TUSC Gregory North 19 0.9% +0.9%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
62.7%
Labour
17.8%
UKIP
9.4%
Green
5.9%
Lib Dems
4.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Peter Johnson 2,766 62.7%
Labour Audrey Moore 785 17.8%
UKIP David Scott 413 9.4%
Green Barbara Burton 261 5.9%
Lib Dems David Tyrrell 186 4.2%


Blog
Read the Preview for This Election on the English Elections Blog


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Visit the Forum Thread for This Election


News
"Conservative victory in Wirral by-elections"
Wirral Globe, 18 January
"Wirral Council sees Conservative clean sweep of by-elections"
Liverpool Daily Post, 18 January
"Anti-cuts campaigners put up candidates in Wirral by-elections"
Liverpool Echo, 18 December

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