This week’s local by-election roundup
Local Government People draws together details of this week's local by-election results and changes to councils' political compositions
Local authority by-election held 16/04/2015:
*Candidates in alphabetical order
Cumbria CC – Walney South: Labour Hold.
Cassidy, Frank - Labour – 727 (63.38%) **elected**
Peers, Greg - Conservative – 181 (15.78%)
Pritchard, Graham – UK Independence Party – 239 (20.84%)
By-election held following the resignation of Labour Councillor Mandy Telford.
Political compositions of the local authorities concerned:
Cumbria CC: Labour 36, Conservative 26, Liberal Democrats 14, Independent 5, West Cumbria Independent Group 2, Vacancies 1 - No Overall Control.
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