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Here are the results from the Council byelections held yesterday. For what its worth an analysis of the swing in comparable results would indicate a Tory lead nationally of 14%. Congratulations to those elected. Please use comments to let us know your thoughts – particularly if involved in any of these campaigns.

  • Braintree District – Witham West: C 508, Lab 373, Lib Dem 182, Green 178 . (May 2007 – Two seats C 864, Lab 584, 539, Green 357, Lib Dem 341). C hold. Swing 1.8% C to Lab.
  • Herefordshire County – Leominster South: Ind 515, C 397, Green 200, Lib Dem 131 . (May 2007 – Two seats C 827, 634, Green 393, Ind 387, Lib Dem 267). Ind gain from C. Swing 2.3% C to Lib Dem.
  • Hillingdon London Borough – Ruislip West: C 1351, Lib Dem 860, Lab 147.BNP 111, Green 55, National Front 52 . (May 2006 – Three seats C 1974, 1890, 1831, Lib Dem 1201, 972, 930, Green 374, Lab 316, 295). C hold. Swing 2.4% C to Lib Dem.
  • Lincolnshire County – Bourne Abbey: C 760, Ind 355, BNP 239, Lab 202, Lib Dem 198, Green 42, Ukip 41 . (May 2005 – C 2362, Lab 1988). C gained from Ind. Swing 10.9% Lab to C.
  • Swale Borough – Teynham and Lynsted: C 463, Lab 189, Lib Dem 78 . (May 2007 – C 802, Lab 368, Lib Dem 164). C hold. Swing 2.5% Lab to C  
  • Taunton Deane Borough – Ruishton and Creech: C 902, Lib Dem 700. (May 2007 – Two seats C 816, 743, Lib Dem 668, 556, Green 165). C hold. Swing 0.9% Lib Dem to C.

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