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Folkestone Park, 2012

A by-election was held for the Folkestone Park ward of Shepway District Council on 22 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Tristan Allen.

Lynne Beaumont gained the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
36.2%
Conservative
25.1%
People First
15.7%
UKIP
12.0%
Labour
8.7%
Green
2.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Lynne Beaumont 461 36.2% +12.2%
Conservative Leo Griggs 320 25.1% -15.7%
People First Patricia Copping 200 15.7% +1.5%
UKIP Hod Birkby 153 12.0% +2.8%
Labour Nicola Keen 111 8.7% -3.1%
Green Derek Moran 29 2.3% +2.3%

2011 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
40.8%
Lib Dems
24.0%
People First
14.2%
Labour
11.8%
UKIP
9.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Ann Berry 966 40.8%
Conservative Tristan Allen 940
Conservative Richard Pascoe 802
Lib Dems Lynne Beaumont 569 24.0%
Lib Dems Alex McNeice 428
Lib Dems Beverly Rolfe 403
People First Patricia Copping 336 14.2%
Labour Samuel Burt 279 11.8%
People First William Fagg 258
UKIP Francis McKenna 217 9.2%
People First Stefanie Patterson 200

Blog
Read the Preview for This Election on the Blog

Forum
Visit the Forum Thread for This Election

News
"Will Shepway council leader Robert Bliss survive parking storm?"
Folkestone Herald, 15 November
"K College crisis could impact on by-election"
Folkestone Herald, 8 November

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