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Town, 2012

A by-election was held for the Town ward of North Lincolnshire Council on 31 May 2012 following the death of Labour Cllr Darrell Barkworth.

Haque Kataria held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
53.6%
Conservative
40.2%
BNP
6.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Haque Kataria 1,141 53.6% +4.1%
Conservative Abdul Wadud 856 40.2% +2.8%
BNP Douglas Ward 133 6.2% +6.2%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
49.5%
Conservative
37.4%
Green
13.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Darrell Barkworth 1,045 49.5%
Labour Mashook Ali 930
Conservative Mohammed Chowdhury 790 37.4%
Conservative Shiplu Wadud 755
Green Martin Dwyer 276 13.1%


News
"Labour win Scunthorpe by-election ahead of Conservatives and BNP", This is Scunthorpe, 1 June
"Lord Prescott comes to Scunthorpe for by-election - on his birthday", This is Scunthorpe, 31 May
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