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One seat changed hands in yesterday’s local by-elections around the country.

Thrapston Lakes, East Northants District Council
Con – 63% (+6)
Lab – 23% (+23)
UKIP – 15%( -28)
Con hold

Ibstock and Heather, North West Leicestershire District Council
Con – 32% (+9 on by-election in January)
BNP – 31% (+3)
Lab – 29% (-2)
LD – 8% (-10)
Con hold

Kells and Sandwith, Cumbria County Council
Lab – 42% (-24)
BNP – 40% (+40)
Con – 18% (+1)
Lab hold

Weston super Mare Claremont/Uphill, North Somerset Unitary Authority
Con – 27.5% (-36.5)
Ind – 27.5% (+27.5)
LD – 24% (-2)
Ind
– 13% (+13)
Lab – 8% (-3)
(Both Inds were former Conservative councillors)
Con hold after toss of coin!

Newchurch, Isle of Wight Unitary Authority
Ind – 22% (-15).
LD – 40% (+40)
Con – 39% (-7)
(Previous councillor had been elected a Conservative but defected)
LD gain from Ind   

Glyncoch, Rhondda Cynon Taff Unitary Authority
Lab – 50% (-18)
Ind – 33% (+33)
Plaid – 11% (-21)
Con – 3% (+3)
Communist – 3% (+3)

Lab hold

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