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Royston, 2013

A by-election was held for the Royston ward of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council on 10 October 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Graham Kyle.

Caroline Makinson held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
67.4%
UKIP
23.2%
Conservative
5.9%
English Democrats
1.9%
BNP
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Caroline Makinson 1,143 67.4% -
UKIP James Johnson 393 23.2% +9.4%
Conservative Paul Buckley 100 5.9% +0.9%
English Democrats Justin Saxton 32 1.9% -1.2%
BNP Mark Baker 28 1.7% +1.7%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Labour
67.4%
UKIP
13.8%
Gouthwaite
10.6%
Conservative
5.0%
English Democrats
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Graham Kyte 1,573 67.4%
UKIP Jim Johnson 322 13.8%
Independent Edward Gouthwaite 248 10.6%
Conservative Gill Millner 117 5.0%
English Democrats Paul Robinson 73 3.1%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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