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Blakebrook and Habberley South by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Blakebrook and Habberley South ward of Wyre Forest District Council on 24 September 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Ruth Gregory, elected in all-out elections in 2015, due to ill health.

Tracey Onslow held the seat for the Conservatives, and will be up for election again in 2018.

Result

Conservative
40.0%
UKIP
16.9%
Labour
16.6%
Green
11.6%
Health Concern
11.2%
Liberal Democrats
3.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Tracey Onslow 595 40.0% +11.5%
UKIP Michael Wrench 252 16.9% -3.2%
Labour Bernadette Connor 247 16.6% -1.7%
Green Natalie McVey 173 11.6% +0.5%
Health Concern Jim Lawson 167 11.2% -4.3%
Liberal Democrats Adrian Beavis 54 3.6% -1.3%
Turnout: 21.6% (-34.2%) - Majority: 343 (23.1%) - Swing: 7.4% UKIP to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
28.5%
UKIP
20.1%
Labour
18.3%
Health Concern
15.5%
Green
11.1%
Liberal Democrats
4.9%
TUSC
1.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative John Hart 1,232 28.5%
Conservative Ruth Gregory 1,194
Conservative Juliet Smith 1,070
UKIP David Hollyoak 871 20.1%
UKIP Philip Daniels 833
Labour Bernadette Connor 792 18.3%
Labour Paul Connor 790
UKIP Caroline Moran 699
Health Concern Julie Bennett 669 15.5%
Labour Leroy Wright 612
Green Natalie McVey 481 11.1%
Green Victoria Lea 289
Liberal Democrats Michael Troth 211 4.9%
Green Martin Layton 206
TUSC Kevin Young 68 1.6%
Turnout: 55.8% - Majority: (%)


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