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This week’s local by-election roundup

Local Government People

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Local Government People draws together details of this week's local by-election result and changes to councils' political compositions

Local authority by-elections held 05/02/2015:

Brimington - Derbyshire: Labour hold.

Ahern, John Edward – Liberal Democrat – 135 (6.47%)
Bagshaw, Mick– Independent – 157 (7.53%)
Gilby, Tricia – Labour – 1293 (62.01) **elected**
Preston, Lewis Mark – Conservative – 120 (5.76%)
Stone, Paul Christopher – UK Independence Party – 380 (18.23%)

Votes: 2085
Turnout: 21.9%
Majority: 1136

By-election held following the death for Labour Councillor Walter Burrows.

*NB: number does not include spoilt or rejected ballots.

Political compositions of the local authorities concerned:

Derbyshire County Council: Labour 43, Conservative 18, Liberal Democrat 3 – Labour controlled.

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