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Local by-elections — 1st May 2008

Note:— This list may not be complete.

Aberdeenshire — Troup (Quota = 1370)

Death of Michael Burnett.

Bob Watson SNP 1721 62.8%
Lisa Watt C 515 18.8%
Edward Acton LD 503 18.4%

Barnet — Hale

By-election.

C 2798 50.1%
Lab 1882 33.7%
LD 487 8.7%
BNP 213 3.8%
Grn 206 3.7%

Bournemouth — Queen's Park

By-election.

C 910 47.6%
LD 466 24.4%
UKIP 175 9.1%
Lab 149 7.8%
Ind 146 7.6%
Lib 67 3.5%

Bournemouth — Winton East

By-election.

C 590 35.6%
LD 411 24.8%
Lab 244 14.7%
Ind 132 8.0%
Grn 126 7.6%
BNP 104 6.3%
UKIP 51 3.1%

Cambridgeshire — Romsey

By-election.

LD 781 37.0%
Lab 597 28.3%
C 289 13.7%
Grn 237 11.2%
Left 207 9.8%

Camden — Highgate

By-election; Grn gain from C.

Grn 1482 32.9%
Lab 1185 26.3%
C 1180 26.2%
LD 663 14.7%

Cheshire — Abbey

By-election.

C 2213 63.2%
LD 857 24.5%
Lab 432 12.3%

Dumfries and Galloway — Abbey

Resignation of Bruce Hodgson.

Michael Thomson C 1713 40.8%
Tom McAughtrie Lab 1393 33.2%
John McNaught SNP 755 18.0%
Graham McLeod Ind 173 4.1%
Keith Mycock LD 164 3.9%
Transfers (Quota = 2100)
Stage I II
Michael Thomson 1713 2006
Tom McAughtrie 1393 1712
John McNaught 755
Graham McLeod 173
Keith Mycock 164

Ealing — Greenford Broadway

By-election; C gain from Lab.

C 1790 43.8%
Lab 1770 43.3%
LD 529 12.9%

Hammersmith and Fulham — Sands End

By-election.

C 2257 57.5%
Lab 1147 29.2%
LD 518 13.2%

Kensington and Chelsea — Brompton

By-election.

C 1748 76.4%
LD 326 14.3%
Lab 213 9.3%

Mid Bedfordshire — Flitwick East

By-election.

LD 682 43.6%
C 668 42.7%
Ind 119 7.6%
Grn 95 6.1%

Oswestry — Sweeney and Trefonen

By-election.

C 684 54.9%
LD 562 45.1%

Oxfordshire — Kidlington and Yarnton

By-election.

C 2921 52.2%
LD 1681 30.0%
Lab 675 12.1%
Grn 321 5.7%

Somerset — Mendip North East

By-election.

C 1568 51.2%
LD 1497 48.8%

Staffordshire — Newcastle Rural

By-election.

C 1994 50.7%
LD 820 20.9%
Lab 588 15.0%
UKIP 529 13.5%

Taunton Deane — Comeytrowe

By-election.

LD 1362 60.1%
C 778 34.3%
UKIP 127 5.6%

Tower Hamlets — Millwall

By-election.

C 2133 48.5%
Lab 1421 32.3%
LD 370 8.4%
BNP 219 5.0%
Respect 170 3.9%
Left 83 1.9%

Tower Hamlets — Weavers

By-election; Lab gain from LD.

Lab 1421 37.4%
LD 930 24.5%
Respect 637 16.8%
C 435 11.5%
BNP 154 4.1%
Ind 143 3.8%
Ind 77 2.0%

Vale Royal — Leftwich and Kingsmead

By-election.

C 855 54.8%
Lab 383 24.5%
LD 323 20.7%

Wansbeck — Ashington Central (3 seats)

By-election; Lab gain from Fresh Party.

Lab 427 50.9%
LD 412 49.1%

West Somerset — Alcombe East

By-election.

C 263 59.4%
Ind 103 23.3%
Lab 42 9.5%
LD 35 7.9%

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