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Prescot West, 2013

A by-election was held for the Prescot West ward of Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council on 4 April 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Bob Whiley.

Lynn O'Keeffe held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
43.8%
Lib Dems
40.1%
TUSC
8.5%
Conservative
6.1%
Green
1.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Lynn O'Keeffe 441 43.8% -2.8%
Lib Dems Ian Smith 403 40.1% +2.2%
TUSC Stephen Whatham 86 8.5% -1.3%
Conservative Robert Avery 62 6.1% +0.4%
Green Robert Mbanu 14 1.4% +1.4%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
46.6%
Lib Dems
37.9%
TUSC
9.8%
Conservative
5.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Mike Kearns 819 46.6%
Lib Dems Ian Smith 667 37.9%
TUSC Steve Whatham 172 9.8%
Conservative Robert Avery 101 5.7%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


News
"By-elections to be held in three Knowsley council wards"
Liverpool Echo, 1 March

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