Posted by: westlancashirerecord | February 18, 2017

Independents Winning Council Seats

Independent candidates did well to win seats on Thursday, especially in Cheshire East – Bollington; Bollington First 939 (50.6 per cent, +13.4) Conservatives 319 (17.2 per cent, -13.4) Labour 239 (12.9 per cent, -8.6) Lib Dems 198 (10.7 per cent, -0.2) Green Party 162 (8.7 per cent, +8.7); Bollington First gain from Conservatives; Winner James Nicholas received more votes than all the others combined. bollfirst [click to read]

Uttlesford – Elsenham and Henham; Residents 834 (59.3 per cent, +32.1) Lib Dems 316 (22.5 per cent, -24.2) Conservatives 141 (10.0 per cent, -11.0) UKIP 68 (4.8 per cent, +4.8) Labour 39 (2.8 per cent, -2.3) Green Party 8 (0.6 per cent, +0.6) Figures for the top vote for each party candidate; Residents gain two seats from Lib Dems.


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