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Warbreck by-election, 2017

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Warbreck ward of Blackpool (Unitary) Council on 16 March 2017 following the death of Conservative Cllr Tony Brown.

Michele Scott held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
54.8%
Labour
35.2%
UKIP
5.6%
Liberal Democrats
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Michele Scott 728 54.8% +17.5%
Labour Ian Treasure 468 35.2% +6.2%
UKIP Walter Cairns 75 5.6% -13.5%
Liberal Democrats Kevan Benfold 57 4.3% -2.8%
Turnout: 27.2% (-35.8%) - Majority: 260 (19.6%) - Swing: 5.7% Lab to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
37.3%
Labour
29.0%
UKIP
19.1%
Green
7.5%
Liberal Democrats
7.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Tony Brown 1,237 37.3%
Conservative Danny Scott 1,197
Labour David Collett 962 29.0%
Labour Matthew Haynes 876
UKIP Warwick Howlett 633 19.1%
Green Kathryn Sinclair 250 7.5%
Liberal Democrats Kevin Benfold 237 7.1%
Turnout: 63.0% - Majority: 235 (7.1%)


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