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Reedley by-election, 2016

2015-19 term

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Reedley ward of Pendle Borough Council on 24 November 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Robert Allen.

Pauline McCormick gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
51.1%
Labour
46.6%
Liberal Democrats
2.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Pauline McCormick 1,267 51.1% +5.7%
Labour Mohammad Hanif 1,156 46.6% +6.7%
Liberal Democrats James Wood 57 2.3% -3.7%
Turnout: 58.3% (+0.3%) - Majority: 111 (4.5%) - Swing: 0.5% Con to Lab


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
45.4%
Labour
39.9%
UKIP
7.5%
Liberal Democrats
6.0%
TUSC
1.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Musawar Arshad 1,119 45.4%
Labour Mohammad Hanif 985 39.9%
UKIP Nigel Lofthouse 186 7.5%
Liberal Democrats James Wood 147 6.0%
TUSC Jackie Grunsell 30 1.2%
Turnout: 58.0% - Majority: 134 (5.4%)


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