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Skipton West, 2014

A by-election was held for the Skipton West ward of Craven District Council on 2 July 2014 following the death of Lib Dem Cllr Polly English.

Peter Madeley gained the seat for Labour.

Result
Labour
24.0%
Lib Dems
18.5%
Conservative
17.0%
UKIP
16.3%
Clarke
15.5%
Green
8.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Peter Madeley 185 24.0% +3.0%
Lib Dems Edward Walker 143 18.5% -18.0%
Conservative Tim Hudson-Brunt 131 17.0% -3.5%
UKIP Roger Baxandall 126 16.3% +16.3%
Independent Bernard Clarke 120 15.5% -6.5%
Green John Launder 67 8.7% +8.7%


2012 Result (1 of 2 seats)
Lib Dems
36.5%
Clarke
22.0%
Labour
21.0%
Conservative
20.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Paul English 379 36.5%
Independent Bernard Clarke 228 22.0%
Labour Peter Madeley 218 21.0%
Conservative Kelly Hayes-Head 213 20.5%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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