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By Jonathan Isaby

Here are the results of yesterday's local government by-elections, as recorded by the Press Association:

Saxondale ward, Blaby
Lib Dem – 701
C – 311
Lab – 243
BNP – 94
(May 2007 – Three seats: Lib Dem 1253, 1155, 1151, C 561, 522, 458)
Swing: 5.3% Lib Dem to C
Lib Dem hold

Tilgate ward, Crawley
Lab – 764
C – 656
Ukip – 79
Justice – 6
(May 2008 – C 725, Lab 627, BNP 274, Lib Dem 137)
Swing: 6.3% C to Lab
Lab gain from C

Seiont and Cadnant ward, Gwynedd
Voice of Gwynedd – 399
Plaid Cymru – 279
Lab – 184
Ind – 91
C – 23
(May 2008 – Two seats: Ind 576, 453, Lab 323, Plaid Cymru 267, Lab 181)
Swing 4.1% Lab to Plaid Cymru
No swing calculation
Voice of Gwynedd gain from Ind

Harbour ward, Lancaster
Morecambe Bay Ind – 287
C – 161
Ukip – 86
Lib Dem – 68
(May 2007 – Three seats: Lab 531, Morecambe Bay Ind 505, Lab 492, 472, Morecambe Bay Ind 463, 429, C 296, 252, 230, Green 89)
No swing calculation
Morecambe Bay Ind hold

Healey and Whitworth ward, Rossendale
Lab – 346
Community First – 165
C – 156
Lib Dem – 10
(May 2010 – Community First 583, Lab 564, C 381, Lib Dem 192)
Swing: 8.7% C to Lab
Lab hold

Irwell ward, Rossendale
Lab – 277
C – 220
Lib Dem – 183
Community First – 64
(May 2010 – C 984, Lab 837, National Front 265, Green 195)
Swing: 7% C to Lab
Lab gain from C

St James ward, Tunbridge Wells
Lib Dem – 649
C – 294
Green – 103
(May 2010 – Lib Dem 1666, C 901)
Swing: 2% C to Lib Dem
Lib Dem hold

Maidenbower ward, West Sussex
C – 1036
Lab – 417
Lib Dem – 82
Ukip – 61
Justice – 12
(May 2009 – C 2192, Lab 425, Lib Dem 415)
Swing: 9.9% C to Lab
C hold

Tithebarn ward, Wyre
C – 847
Lab – 307
(May 2007 – Two seats: C 967, 903, Lab 362)
Swing: 1.3% Lab to C
C hold

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