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Northfield Brook by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Northfield Brook ward of Oxford City Council on 22 October 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Scott Seamons, elected in 2014, to take up a new job as a policy advisor at the Treasury.

Jennifer Pegg held the seat for Labour and will be up for election again in 2018.

A previous by-election was held for the Northfield Brook ward on 27 November 2014, covered here.

Result

Labour
77.9%
UKIP
9.2%
Conservative
7.2%
Green
4.3%
TUSC
1.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Jennifer Pegg 509 77.9% +6.3%
UKIP Joseph Lawes 60 9.2% n/a
Conservative Gary Dixon 47 7.2% -4.3%
Green Lucy Ayrton 28 4.3% -7.0%
TUSC James Morbin 9 1.4% n/a
Turnout: 14.8% (-7.4%) - Majority: 449 (68.8%) - Swing: not applicable


2014 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Labour
71.6%
Conservative
11.5%
Green
11.3%
Liberal Democrats
5.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Scott Seamons 700 71.6%
Conservative Patricia Jones 112 11.5%
Green Robert Paynter 111 11.3%
Liberal Democrats Rachel Fielder 55 5.6%
Turnout: 22.2% - Majority: 588 (60.1%)


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