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Burbage Sketchley and Stretton by-election, 2017

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Burbage Sketchley and Stretton ward of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council on 5 October 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Stan Rooney.

David William MacDonald held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
39.0%
Liberal Democrats
37.3%
Labour
15.2%
UKIP
5.7%
Findlay
2.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeDavid William MacDonald 82239.0%-4.6%
Liberal DemocratsRobert Mayne 78537.3%+8.3%
LabourChristina Emmett 32115.2%+2.0%
UKIPNeale Lee Smith 1205.7%-8.5%
IndependentDanny John Findlay 572.7%n/a
Turnout: 26.7% (-45.3%)   -   Valid votes: 2,105   -   Invalid votes: not published
Majority: 37 (1.8%)   -   Swing: 6.5% Con to LD


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
43.6%
Liberal Democrats
29.0%
UKIP
14.2%
Labour
13.2%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeMike Hall 2,31343.6%
ConservativeAmanda Wright 2,176
ConservativeStan Rooney 1,998
Liberal DemocratsRob Mayne 1,53729.0%
Liberal DemocratsRichard Emil Hermann Flemming 1,439
Liberal DemocratsJohn Moore 1,436
UKIPAlan Wood 75314.2%
LabourMark Jackson 70113.2%
LabourMarian Elizabeth Naldrett 666
LabourJemima Sampson 614
Turnout: 72.0%   -   Valid votes: not published   -   Invalid votes: not published
Majority: 461 (8.7%)


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