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Layton, 2014

A by-election was held for the Layton ward of Blackpool Council on 22 May 2014 following the resignation of Labour Cllr John Boughton.

Kathryn Benson held the seat for Labour.

Result
Labour
43.3%
Conservative
29.3%
UKIP
20.4%
Green
3.4%
Lib Dems
2.7%
TUSC
1.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Kathryn Benson 769 43.3% -9.4%
Conservative Sue Ridyard 521 29.3% -11.2%
UKIP Stephen Werry 362 20.4% +20.4%
Green Jonathan Knowles 60 3.4% +3.4%
Lib Dems Susan Close 48 2.7% -4.1%
TUSC Philip Watt 17 1.0% +1.0%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Labour
52.7%
Conservative
40.5%
Lib Dems
6.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour John Boughton 1,091 52.7%
Labour Martin Mitchell 921
Conservative Sue Ridyard 837 40.5%
Conservative Roy Haskett 817
Lib Dems Steven Farley 141 6.8%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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