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Further to the one by-election held on Tuesday, here are results from the three contests held yesterday:

Newchapel ward, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Con – 208 (33%, -2)
UKIP – 148 (24%, +9)
Lab  – 138 (22%, -7)
Lib Dem – 127 (20%, -1)
Con hold

Queen’s Parks ward, Blackburn with Darwen
Lab – 638 (54%, +12)
Lib Dem – 366 (31%, -12)
Con – 174 (15%, no change)
Lab gain from Ind (councillor causing by-election was elected as a Lib Dem but later expelled from the group)

Holmewood and Heath ward, North East Derbyshire
Lab – 373 (64%, -36)
Con – 209 (36%, +36)
Lab gain from Lib Dem (two Labour councillors were elected unopposed in 2007, but a Lib Dem gained this seat in a by-election in 2008)

Jonathan Isaby

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