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Yesterday's council by-election results

Below are the results of yesterday's council by-elections.

Goresbrook ward, Barking & Dagenham
Lab - 47% (+3) - The Labour candidate Louise Couling won in May but the BNP forced her to fight a by-election as she had been employed by the council as a lollipop lady
BNP - 34% (+7) - GLA member Richard Barnbrook was the unsuccessful candidate again
LD - 7% (-2)
Con - 6% (-7)
Ind - 3% (-4)
UKIP - 3% (+3)
Ind - 1% (+1)
Lab hold

Chadwell ward, Redbridge
Lab - 32% (+1) - Ex-NUS President Wes Streeting elected
Con - 23% (no change)
LD - 23%(-4)
Green - 16% (+5)
BNP - 5% (+5)
UKIP - 2% (-6)
Lab hold
 
Cockerton West ward, Darlington
Lab - 45% (+5)
LD - 40% (+19)
Con - 10% (-15)
BNP - 5% (-9)
Lab hold
 
St Peter’s and North Laine ward, Brighton and Hove
Green - 57% (+5)
Lab - 28% (+6)
Con - 11% (-1)
LD - 3% (-5)
Ind - 1% (-6)
Green hold

Tredegar Central and West ward, Blaenau Gwent
Lab - 70% (+39)
Ind - 30% (+30)
(No candidates stood from the Lib Dems, Plaid Cymru or People's Voice at this contest)
Lab hold

Blackwood ward, Caerphilly
Awaiting result
Lab - 35% (+11)
Ind - 30% (-17)
Plaid - 23% (+3)
Con - 11% (+3)
Lab gain from Ind

Jonathan Isaby

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