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Derwent by-election, 2017

2014-18 term

Conservative gain from UKIP

A by-election was held for the Derwent ward of Derby City (Unitary) Council on 9 March 2017 following the death of UKIP Cllr Bill Wright.

Steve Willoughby gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
37.1%
Labour
28.7%
UKIP
25.2%
Liberal Democrats
9.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Steve Willoughby 789 37.1% +3.7%
Labour Nadine Peatfield 611 28.7% -4.5%
UKIP Tony Crawley 537 25.2% -1.8%
Liberal Democrats Simon Ferrigno 192 9.0% +2.6%
Turnout: 21.9% (-3.4%) - Majority: 178 (8.4%) - Swing: 4.1% Lab to Con


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
33.4%
Labour
33.2%
UKIP
27.0%
Liberal Democrats
6.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Richard Hudson 814 33.4%
Labour Margaret Redfern 811 33.2%
UKIP Martin Fitzpatrick 660 27.0%
Liberal Democrats Simon Ferrigno 155 6.4%
Turnout: 25.3% - Majority: 3 (0.1%)


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