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Oswestry East by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Oswestry East ward of Shropshire Council on 12 February 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Martin Bennett, who is moving to Warwick.

John Price held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
47.5%
Labour
18.6%
Green
17.4%
Liberal Democrats
16.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative John Price 629 47.5% +17.0%
Labour Claire Norris 247 18.6% -10.2%
Green Duncan Kerr 231 17.4% n/a
Liberal Democrats Amanda Woof 218 16.5% n/a
Turnout: 19.5% (n/a) - Majority: 382 (28.8%) - Swing: 13.6% Lab to Con


2013 Result (2 seats)

Cherrington
31.9%
Conservative
30.5%
Labour
28.8%
BNP
8.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Peter Cherrington 611 31.9%
Conservative Martin Bennett 584 30.5%
Labour Graeme Currie 551 28.8%
Conservative Chris Schofield 453
BNP Angus Matthys 169 8.8%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 27 (1.4%)


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