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Church Stretton and Craven Arms, 2012

A by-election was held for the Church Stretton and Craven Arms ward of Shropshire Council on 13 September 2012 following the death of Conservative Cllr James Gibson.

Lee Chapman held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
44.8%
Lib Dems
35.7%
Labour
19.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Lee Chapman 1,216 44.8% +14.0%
Lib Dems Bob Welch 969 35.7% +10.8%
Labour Clive Leworthy 529 19.5% +7.8%


2009 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
30.8%
Lib Dems
24.9%
Green
13.8%
Morris
13.7%
Labour
11.7%
BNP
5.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative David Evans 1,325 30.8%
Conservative James Gibson 1,222
Lib Dems Neville Stephens 1,072 24.9%
Lib Dems Robert Welch 903
Green Helen Byrne 595 13.8%
Independent Mark Morris 591 13.7%
Green David Gibbon 552
Labour Clive Leworthy 502 11.7%
BNP James Whittall 221 5.1%

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