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Southcote, 2014

A by-election was held for the Southcote ward of Reading Council on 24 July 2014 following the death of Labour Cllr John Pete Ruhemann.

Matthew Lawrence held the seat for Labour.

A later by-election for Southcote was held on 21 July 2016, covered here.

Result

Labour
59.8%
Conservative
20.0%
UKIP
13.3%
Green
4.1%
Lib Dems
2.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Matthew Lawrence 1,019 59.8% +2.3%
Conservative Ellis Wiggins 340 20.0% -8.0%
UKIP Ann Zebedee 226 13.3% +13.3%
Green Alan Lockey 69 4.1% -5.4%
Lib Dems Margaret McNeill 49 2.9% -2.0%


2014 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
57.5%
Conservative
28.0%
Green
9.5%
Lib Dems
4.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour John Ennis 1,286 57.5%
Conservative Ellis Wiggins 626 28.0%
Green Doug Cresswell 213 9.5%
Lib Dems Madeleine Adams 110 4.9%


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