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Tyldesley by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Tyldesley ward of Blackpool Council on 29 September 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Edward Collett.

David Collett held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
48.3%
Conservative
26.8%
UKIP
21.5%
Liberal Democrats
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour David Collett 535 48.3% +10.0%
Conservative Moira Graham 297 26.8% -2.4%
UKIP Kim Knight 238 21.5% -0.5%
Liberal Democrats Paul Hindley 37 3.3% -2.3%
Turnout: 23.2% (-32.2%) - Majority: 238 (21.5%) - Swing: 6.2% Con to Lab


2015 Result (2 seats)

Labour
38.3%
Conservative
29.2%
UKIP
22.0%
Liberal Democrats
5.6%
Tugwood
4.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Edward Collett 1,145 38.3%
Labour Allan Matthews 1,145
Conservative Moira Graham 872 29.2%
Conservative Adam McCance 741
UKIP Kim Knight 658 22.0%
Liberal Democrats Paul Hindley 167 5.6%
Independent Mark Tugwood 144 4.8%
Turnout: 55.4% - Majority: 273 (9.1%)


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