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Newport West by-election, 2014

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Newport West ward of Telford and Wrekin Council on 30 October 2014 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Adam Stanton due to work commitments.

Peter Scott gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Scott
39.8%
Conservative
27.0%
UKIP
23.7%
Labour
9.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Independent Peter Scott 264 39.8% n/a
Conservative Rodney Pitt 179 27.0% -37.0%
UKIP Warwick McKenzie 157 23.7% n/a
Labour Phil Norton 63 9.5% -26.5%
Turnout: 32.0% (-13.8%) - Majority: 85 (12.8%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result

Conservative
64.0%
Labour
36.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Adam Stanton 606 64.0%
Labour Alexander Keen 341 36.0%
Turnout: 45.8% - Majority: 265 (28.0%)


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