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Esk Valley, 2012

A by-election was held for the Esk Valley ward of Scarborough Borough Council on 20 September 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr James Preston.

Guy Coulson held the seat for the Conservatives.

A later by-election was held in Esk Valley ward on 2 May 2013, covered here.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
67.6%
Ward
16.8%
Labour
9.7%
UKIP
3.9%
English Democrats
2.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Guy Coulson 606 67.6% +7.8%
Independent Mike Ward 151 16.8% +16.8%
Labour Simon Parkes 87 9.7% -9.5%
UKIP Michael James 35 3.9% +3.9%
English Democrats Ed Scott 18 2.0% +2.0%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
59.8%
Crinion
21.1%
Labour
19.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Tim Lawn 1,183 59.8%
Conservative James Preston 928
Independent Brian Crinion 417 21.1%
Labour Dalton Peake 379 19.2%


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