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Results from four local government by-elections held yesterday reach me, with a mixed set of results:

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Gaywood Chase ward
Con – 202
Lab
– 194
Lib Dem – 167
BNP – 90
Green – 52
Con hold
(May 2007 – Two seats: C 541,
474, Lab 443, 398, Ukip 192). C hold. Swing 3.2% C to Lab.

Scarborough Borough, Hertford ward
Green – 894
Con – 356
Ind – 94
Green gain from Con
(May 2007
– Two seats: C 732, 709, Lib Dem 591, Green 508, BNP 212)

Scarborough Borough, Streonshalh ward
Ind – 246
Lib Dem – 95
Con – 80
Lab –
74
Ind – 48
Ind gain from Lib Dem
(May 2007 – Two seats: Lib Dem 659, No description 466,
C 275).

Torridge District, Holsworthy ward
Ind – 537
Lib Dem – 471
Ind
gain from Lib Dem

(May 2007 –
Two seats: Lib Dem 710, Ind 558, Ind 384, C 348, 278, Ind 236)

Jonathan Isaby

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