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Berrylands, 2013

A by-election was held for the Berrylands ward of Kingston upon Thames London Borough Council on 28 February 2013 following the death of Lib Dems Cllr Frances Moseley.

Sushila Abraham held the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
38.7%
Conservative
31.0%
Labour
18.6%
UKIP
7.1%
Green
4.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Sushila Abraham 948 38.7% -4.7%
Conservative Mike Head 761 31.0% -5.0%
Labour Tony Banks 455 18.6% +9.2%
UKIP Michael Watson 175 7.1% +7.1%
Green Ryan Coley 112 4.6% -4.8%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Lib Dems
43.4%
Conservative
36.0%
Labour
9.4%
Green
9.4%
Christian Peoples
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Frances Moseley 2,333 43.4%
Lib Dems Bob Steed 2,080
Conservative Karen George 1,939 36.0%
Lib Dems Rohan Yoganathan 1,933
Conservative David Hutchinson 1,894
Conservative Peter Topp 1,884
Labour John Lee 508 9.4%
Green Martin Lake 507 9.4%
Labour Charlotte Ward 477
Labour Alasdair Reisner 396
Christian Peoples Anna Lofts 92 1.7%
Christian Peoples Paul Jacobs 89
Christian Peoples Jonathan Rudd 84


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


News
"The other Lib Dem by-election triumph: Berrylands"
New Statesman, 1 March
"Lib Dems hold Berrylands as voters keep faith in ruling party"
Surrey Comet, 1 March

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