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Castleford Central and Glasshoughton, 2013

A by-election was held for the Castleford Central and Glasshoughton ward of Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council on 19 February 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Mark Burns-Williamson, after he was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire.

Richard Forster held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
76.7%
UKIP
17.1%
Conservative
4.6%
Lib Dems
1.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Richard Forster 1,567 76.7% +0.4%
UKIP Nathan Garbutt 349 17.1% +1.2%
Conservative Annemarie Glover 95 4.6% -3.2%
Lib Dems Mark Goodair 33 1.6% +1.6%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
76.3%
UKIP
15.9%
Conservative
7.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Mark Burns-Williamson 2,306 76.3%
UKIP Ali Bullivant 482 15.9%
Conservative Eamonn Mullins 235 7.8%


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News
"Castleford by-election winner in jobs pledge"
Yorkshire Evening Post, 23 February
"Labour’s Richard Forster wins Castleford Central and Glasshoughton by-election"
Wakefield Express, 22 February

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