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St Thomas's by-election, 2017

2015-19 term

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the St Thomas's ward of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council on 16 February 2017 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Glenis Simms.

Shaneila Mughal held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
60.6%
UKIP
27.0%
Conservative
10.3%
Green
2.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Shaneila Mughal 1,466 60.6% +0.3%
UKIP Phil Wimlett 653 27.0% -2.0%
Conservative Jonathan Elliott 249 10.3% -0.4%
Green Francis Sheppard 52 2.1% n/a
Turnout: 23.5% (-9.0%) - Majority: 813 (33.6%) - Swing: 1.2% UKIP to Lab


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
60.3%
UKIP
29.0%
Conservative
10.7%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Shaukat Ali 1,987 60.3%
UKIP Phil Wimlett 957 29.0%
Conservative Daryl Millward 353 10.7%
Turnout: 32.5% - Majority: 1,030 (31.2%)


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